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Racer: Staxigoe, North Sea

Lugger (19th Century)

Site Name Racer: Staxigoe, North Sea

Classification Lugger (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) '1.5 Miles North Of Wick Bay'

Canmore ID 256049

Site Number ND35SE 8070

NGR ND 38 52

NGR Description ND c. 38 52

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

ND35SE 8070 c. 38 52

N58 27 W3 4

NLO: Staxigoe [name: ND 384 525]

Wick [name: ND 361 508]

Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].

6 August 1873, RACER, 12 yrs old, of Wick, lugger, 14 tons, 5 crew, Master J. Gunn, Owner J. Miller, departed Wick, for fishing, in ballast, stranded, total loss, 4 lives lost, wind S6, 1.5 miles N. of Wick Bay.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1873 - 74 (1875 [C.1260] LXX.161)

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2459).

A location near Staxigoe may be suggested for this loss, which is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 March 2004.


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