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Mary Hardie: Muasdale, Kintyre, Sound Of Gigha

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Mary Hardie: Muasdale, Kintyre, Sound Of Gigha

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mansdale; Mull Of Kintyre; 'twelve Miles North Of Campbeltown'; Atlantic; Mary Hardie

Canmore ID 248127

Site Number NR64SE 8001

NGR NR 68 40

NGR Description NR c. 68 40

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR64SE 8001 c. 68 40

N55 36 W5 41

NLO: Muasdale [name: NR 682 402]

Isle of Gigha [name centred NR 642 492]

Sound of Gigha [name centred NR 67 49]

Mull of Kintyre [name: NR 612 058]

Campbeltown [name: NR 720 204].

Possibly on map sheet NR63NE.

7 December 1851. MARY HARDIE, of Grangemouth, sloop, Bangor to E. of Scotland. Place - 12 m N of Mansdale, Mull of Cantyre (Kintyir - CB). Drove ashore and will become a wreck. Braine = master. Lloyds List 11 December 1851. Shipping and Mercantile Gazette 12 December 1851.

Source: Admiralty Register of Wrecks and Casualties Strandeds of UK 1850 and 1851.

Campbeltown, 9th Dec. The MARY HARDIE (sloop), Baine, of Grangemouth, from Bangor to a port on the East Coast of Scotland, lost sails, &c., off the Mull of Kintyre on the 7th Dec., drove on shore at Muasdale, about 12 miles N. of this yesterday, and will become a wreck; crew saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 11,769, London, Thursday December 11 [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/67 (no. 310).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 7 December 1851). Mary Hardie: this vessel was wrecked 12 miles N of Campbeltown at Muasdale. Capt. Baine.

Registration: Grangemouth.

(Location of loss cited as N55 36.00 W5 41.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The vessel may have stranded within the area of map sheet NR63NE.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 August 2003.

Activities

Loss (7 December 1851)

7 December 1851. MARY HARDIE, of Grangemouth, sloop, Bangor to E. of Scotland. Place - 12 m N of Mansdale, Mull of Cantyre (Kintyir - CB). Drove ashore and will become a wreck. Braine = master. Lloyds List 11 December 1851. Shipping and Mercantile Gazette 12 December 1851.

Source: Admiralty Register of Wrecks and Casualties Strandeds of UK 1850 and 1851.

Campbeltown, 9th Dec. The MARY HARDIE (sloop), Baine, of Grangemouth, from Bangor to a port on the East Coast of Scotland, lost sails, &c., off the Mull of Kintyre on the 7th Dec., drove on shore at Muasdale, about 12 miles N. of this yesterday, and will become a wreck; crew saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 11,769, London, Thursday December 11 [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/67 (no. 310).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 7 December 1851). Mary Hardie: this vessel was wrecked 12 miles N of Campbeltown at Muasdale. Capt. Baine.

Registration: Grangemouth.

(Location of loss cited as N55 36.00 W5 41.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (1 August 2003)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The vessel may have stranded within the area of map sheet NR63NE.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 August 2003.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 12475

Name : MARY HARDIE

Latitude : 553600

Longitude : 54100

Registration : GRANGEMOUTH

Type : SLOOP

Loss Day : 7

Loss Month : 12

Loss Year : 1851

Comment : Wrecked 12 miles north of Campbeltown at Muasdale. Capt. Baine

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