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