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Jufron Ingester: Isbister Holm, Whalsay Skerries, North Sea

Brig (18th Century)

Site Name Jufron Ingester: Isbister Holm, Whalsay Skerries, North Sea

Classification Brig (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Whalsay; Whalsey; Jufron Ingester

Canmore ID 242269

Site Number HU66SW 8009

NGR HU 604 643

NGR Description HU c. 604 643

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

HU66SW 8009 c. 604 643

N60 21.5 W0 54.3

NLO: Isbister Holm [name: HU 604 643]

Whalsay [name centred HU 56 63].

Jufron Ingester: [max. date] 1778

260 tons [gross]. Ireland to Copenhagen. Cargo of skins, tallow and coarse hose. Crew saved except one .Cargo lost

Archive Ref: SA D6/292/1 p33; Mills Diary; ST 10/11/1877

MS/3025, no. 699.

(Classified as brig, with cargo of tallow and hides: date of loss cited as 12 November 1778). Jufron Ingester: this vessel was wrecked on Isbister Holm, Whalsey [Whalsay]. Capt. Tummen.

Registration: Copenhagen. 260 tons burthern.

(Location of loss cited as N60 21.5 W0 54.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The Whalsay Skerries are not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map, but the name presumably applies to the scattered skerries to the E and SE of Whalsay, around East Linga [name: HU 615 623].

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 April 2003.

Activities

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6772

Name : JUFRON INGESTER

Latitude : 602130

Longitude : 5400

Registration : COPENHAGEN

Type : BRIG

Tonnage : 260

Tonnage Code : B

Loss Day : 12

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1778

Comment : Wrecked on Isbister Holm, Whalsey. Capt. Tummen

Cargo : TALLOW, HIDES

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