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E U: Loch Inchard, North Minch

Barque (19th Century)

Site Name E U: Loch Inchard, North Minch

Classification Barque (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) E.u.; Kinsally Loch; Atlantic; E U

Canmore ID 253833

Site Number NC25NW 8005

NGR NC 23 55

NGR Description NC c. 23 55

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Maritime - Highland
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NC25NW 8005 c. 23 55

N58 27 W5 2

NLO: Loch Inchard [name centred NC 23 55].

Possibly on map sheet or NC25SE.

7th June 1885, E.U., 42 yrs old, registered Norway, wooden barque, 404 tons, 10 crew, Master A. Aiguson, Owner C. Andersen, Frederickstadt. Departed Liverpool for Wyborg carrying salt. Stranded Kinsally Loch, Loch Inchard, W. Coast of Scotland.

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. 1979).

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of salt: date of loss cited as 7 June 1885). E U: this vessel stranded at Kinsally Loch, Loch Inchard. Capt. Aiguson.

Registration: Norwegian. Bult 1843. 404 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N58 26.83 W5 4.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The loss probably occurred near the mouth of Loch Inchard.

Kinsally Loch is not noted as such on the 1997 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 January 2004.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3463

Name : E U

Latitude : 582650

Longitude : 50430

Date Built : 1843

Registration : NORWEGIAN


Tonnage : 404

Loss Day : 7

Loss Month : 6

Loss Year : 1885

Comment : Stranded Kinsally Loch, Loch Inchard. Capt. Aiguson

Cargo : SALT


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