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Anna Maria: Scurdie Ness, Montrose, North Sea

Ketch (19th Century)

Site Name Anna Maria: Scurdie Ness, Montrose, North Sea

Classification Ketch (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Sairdy Ness Point; Scurdyness Point; Montrose Ness; Montroseness; Montrose Harbour Approach; Anna Maria

Canmore ID 252276

Site Number NO75NW 8078

NGR NO 733 567

NGR Description NO c. 733 567

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Maritime - Angus
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NO75NW 8078 c. 733 567

N56 42.1 W2 26.2

NLO: Montrose [name: NO 720 572]

Scurdie Ness [name: NO 735 567].

20 March 1889. ANNA MARIA. 17 years of Great Yarmouth. Wood ketch. 36 ton. 3 men. Master and owner A. Baird, Peterhead. Bridgeness to Peterhead. Coal. Wind ENE8. Sairdy [Scurdie] Ness Point, Forfar.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1888-89 (1890 [C.6115] LXVI.543).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1635).

(Classified as wooden ketch, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 20 March 1889). Anna Maria: [this vessel] stranded on Scurdyness Point [Scurdie Ness]. Capt. Baird.

Registration: Great Yarmouth. Built 1872. 36 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N56 42.00 W2 26.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(Location entered as NO c. 733 567 [N56 42.1 W2 26.2]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The prominent rocky headland of Scurdie Ness is also known as Montrose Ness or Montroseness. It is situated on the S side of the entrance to the lengthy approach (from the E) to Montrose Harbour or the Port of Montrose (NO75NW 44.00).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 November 2003.

Activities

Loss (20 March 1889)

20 March 1889. ANNA MARIA. 17 years of Great Yarmouth. Wood ketch. 36 ton. 3 men. Master and owner A. Baird, Peterhead. Bridgeness to Peterhead. Coal. Wind ENE8. Sairdy [Scurdie] Ness Point, Forfar[shire].

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1888-89 (1890 [C.6115] LXVI.543).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1635).

(Classified as wooden ketch, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 20 March 1889). Anna Maria: [this vessel] stranded on Scurdyness Point [Scurdie Ness]. Capt. Baird.

Registration: Great Yarmouth. Built 1872. 36 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N56 42.00 W2 26.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (26 November 2003)

NLO: Montrose [name: NO 720 572]

Scurdie Ness [name: NO 735 567].

Note (26 November 2003)

(Location entered as NO c. 733 567 [N56 42.1 W2 26.2]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The prominent rocky headland of Scurdie Ness is also known as Montrose Ness or Montroseness. It is situated on the S side of the entrance to the lengthy approach 9from the E) to Montrose Harbour or the Port of Montrose (NO75NW 44.00).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 November 2003.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4030

Name : ANNA MARIA

Latitude : 564200

Longitude : 22600

Date Built : 1872

Registration : GREAT YARMOUTH

Type : KETCH (WOOD)

Tonnage : 36

Loss Day : 20

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1889

Comment : Stranded Scurdyness Pt. Capt. Baird

Cargo : COAL

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