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Ianthe: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Cutter (19th Century)

Site Name Ianthe: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Classification Cutter (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Outer Forth Estuary; Ianthe

Canmore ID 253808

Site Number NT58NE 8024

NGR NT 55 85

NGR Description NT c. 55 85

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Maritime - East Lothian
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 8024 c. 55 85

N56 3 W2 43

NLO: North Berwick [name: NT 55 85].

Possibly on map sheet NT58NW.

8th August 1884, IANTHE, 16 yrs old, registered Granton, wooden cutter (yacht), 6 tons, 3 crew, Master T. Simpson, Owner W. A. Wilson, Edinburgh. Departed Granton for North Berwick, in ballast. Wind calm, stranded North Berwick.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1884-85 (1887 [C.5094] LXXIV.247).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1948).

(Classified as wooden yacht, in ballast: date of loss cited as 8 August 1884). This vessel stranded at North Berwick.

I G Whittaker 1998.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3455

Name : IANTHE

Latitude : 560400

Longitude : 24230

Date Built : 1869

Registration : GRANTON

Type : YACHT (WOOD)

Tonnage : 6

Tonnage Code : R

Length : 8

Beam : 2

Loss Day : 8

Loss Month : 8

Loss Year : 1884

Comment : Stranded North Berwick. Capt. Simpson

Cargo : BALLAST

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