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Nor: Ura, South Nesting Bay

Barque (20th Century)

Site Name Nor: Ura, South Nesting Bay

Classification Barque (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Urra Baa; Wick Of Fluig; Nesting Bay; North Sea

Canmore ID 242253

Site Number HU55NW 8001

NGR HU 503 578

NGR Description HU c. 503 578

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Shetland Islands
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

HU55NW 8001 c. 503 578

N60 18.1 W1 5.4

NLO: Ura Stack [name: HU 503 578]

South Nesting Bay [name centred HU 490 562].

Not to be confused with HU16NW 8003.

Nor: [max. date] 1900

450 tons registered, built Nantes 1862 of wood. Driven ashore in disabled condition with loss of all hands. Part cargo of coke. Crew of 13.

Archive Ref: OH 28/2/1900 p. 8 col. 4; SN 24/2/1900 p. 4 col. 6 & p. 8 col. 1-6

MS/3025, no. 860.

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of coke: date of loss cited as 16 February 1900). Nor: this vessel stranded at Urra [Ura], Wick of Fluig, Nesting Bay. Capt. Svensen.

Registration: Kragero. Built 1862. 446grt. Length: 40m. Beam: 9m.

(Location of loss cited as N60 18.17 W1 5.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location of loss assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Wick of Fluig is not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 September 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3308

Name : NOR

Latitude : 601810

Longitude : 10530

Date Built : 1862

Registration : KRAGERO

Type : BARQUE (WOOD)

Tonnage : 446

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 40

Beam : 9

Draught : 5m

Loss Day : 16

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1900

Comment : Stranded at Urra, Wick of Fluig, Nesting Bay. Capt. Svensen

Cargo : COKE

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