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De Hoop Van Sayn: Whalsay, North Sea

Craft (18th Century)

Site Name De Hoop Van Sayn: Whalsay, North Sea

Classification Craft (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) He Hoop Van Sayn

Canmore ID 242303

Site Number HU56SE 8001

NGR HU 55 61

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Nesting
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HU56SE 8001 unlocated

NLO: Whalsay [name centred HU 56 63].

Possibly on map sheets HU56NE, or HU66NW.

De Hoop van Sayn: [max. date] 31 March 1730

Archive Ref: D38/2608/43; D38/2608/57

Source: Shetland Archive Service [undated].

MS/3025, no. 52.

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as March 1730). He Hoop van Sayn: this vessel was lost (?) at Whalsay.

(Location of loss cited as N60 20.0 W1 0.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. It remains unclear whereabouts the vessel was lost on this extensive island.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 April 2003.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 17393


Latitude : 602000

Longitude : 10000

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1730

Comment : Lost (?) at Whalsay.


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