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Emanuel: Treawick, Whalsay, North Sea

Brig (19th Century)

Site Name Emanuel: Treawick, Whalsay, North Sea

Classification Brig (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near Treawick'; Noust Of Treawick; Filsa Geo; Emanuel

Canmore ID 242308

Site Number HU56SE 8003

NGR HU 573 627

NGR Description HU c. 573 627

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

HU56SE 8003 c. 573 627

N60 20.7 W0 57.7

NLO: Noust of Treawick [name: HU 573 627]

Whalsay [name centred HU 56 63].

Emanuel: max date 1825.

New York for Ireland. Wrecked with a cargo of timber, no survivors. Cargo was plundered

Archive Ref: CE85/1/7 22/3/1825; HS; RSB

Source: Shetland Archive Service

MS/3025 (no. 419).

(Classified as brig with cargo of timber: date of loss cited as 27 February 1825). Emanuel: this vessel was wrecked near Treawick, Whalsay, possibly in Filsa Geo. Registration: Danish?

(Location of loss cited as N60 21.0 W0 57.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Neither Treawick nor Filsa Geo is noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 April 2003.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 13559


Latitude : 602100

Longitude : 5730

Registration : DANISH ?

Type : BRIG

Loss Day : 27

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1825

Comment : Wrecked near Treawick, Whalsay. Filsa Geo?

Cargo : TIMBER


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