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Unknown: North Sea

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Unknown: North Sea

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Duncansby Head

Canmore ID 255909

Site Number ND37SE 8025


NGR Description Unlocated



Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND37SE 8025 unlocated

NLO: Duncansby Head [name: ND 405 733].

25 March 1868, UNKNOWN, new boat, about 3 tons, 3 crew, departed Duncansby Head, for cruizing, in ballast, capsized, total loss, 3 lives lost, SE of Duncansby Head.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1868-69 (1868 [4161] LV.667).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2365).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 22 March 2004.


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