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Unknown: Broonies Taing, Hos Wick, North Sea

Hulk (20th Century)

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

Classification Hulk (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hoswick Bay; Bronies Taing; No Name

Canmore ID 242905

Site Number HU42SW 8021

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 8021 c. 416 235

N58 59.7 W1 15.3

NLO: Hos Wick [name centred HU 416 235]

Hoswick [name: HU 415 239].

Formerly classified as 'coal hulk' and barge.

(Classified as wooden coal hulk, in ballast: date of loss cited as 8 June 1913). No Name: this vessel was driven from mooring, and stranded at Broonies Taing, Shetland. Registration: Shetland.

(Location of loss cited as N59 59.0 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.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4568

Name : NO NAME

Latitude : 595900

Longitude : 11500

Registration : SHETLAND *


Loss Day : 8

Loss Month : 6

Loss Year : 1913

Comment : Driven from mooring and stranded at Broonies Taing, Shetland.



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