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Strathavon: Broonies Taing, Hos Wick, North Sea

Smack (20th Century)

Site Name Strathavon: Broonies Taing, Hos Wick, North Sea

Classification Smack (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hoswick Bay; Bronies Taing; Strathavon

Canmore ID 242904

Site Number HU42SW 8020

NGR HU 416 235

NGR Description HU c. 416 235

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

HU42SW 8020 c. 416 235

N58 59.7 W1 15.3

NLO: Hos Wick [name centred HU 416 235]

Hoswick [name: HU 415 239].

(Classified as wooden smack, in ballast: date of loss cited as 30 October 1911). Strathavon: this vessel stranded at Bronies [or Broonies] Taing, Hoswick.

Registration: Lerwick. Built 1899. 44 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N59 59.75 W1 15.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Bronies [or Broonies] Taing is not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:10,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 May 2003.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4599

Name : STRATHAVON

Latitude : 595945

Longitude : 11500

Date Built : 1899

Registration : LERWICK *

Type : SMACK (WOOD)

Tonnage : 44

Loss Day : 30

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1911

Comment : Stranded Bronies Taing, Hoswick.

Cargo : BALLAST

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