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John And Isabella: Dunnottar Castle, North Sea

Brig (19th Century)

Site Name John And Isabella: Dunnottar Castle, North Sea

Classification Brig (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dunotter Castle; 'near Stonehaven'

Canmore ID 257959

Site Number NO88SE 8009

NGR NO 881 838

NGR Description NO c. 881 838

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Maritime - Aberdeenshire
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NO88SE 8009 c. 881 838

N56 56.7 W2 11.8

NLO: Dunnottar Castle [name: NO 882 839].

Location formerly entered as NO c. 89 83 [N56 56 W2 11].

21 October 1875, JOHN AND ISABELLA, 27 yrs old, of S. Shields, wooden brig, 204 tons, 7 crew, Owner G. Wardell, Sunderland, departed Gefle for Sunderland, carrying timber, stranded, total loss, 7 lives lost, wind SSE10, near Dunnottar Castle, Kincardineshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1875 - 76 (1876 [C.1632] LXVII.191).

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 2650).

Stonehaven, 22nd Oct., 1.15 p.m., the JOHN & ISABELLA (brig)(Off. No., 24,737), of South Shields, is a total wreck at Dunotter [Dunnottar] Castle: crew all drowned.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,189, London, Saturday October 23 1875

Aberdeen, 23rd Oct., 11.55 a.m., the brig JOHN & ISABELLA, of Sunderland, supposed timber laden, has been wrecked near Stonehaven: crew supposed lost: one body cast ashore.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,190, London, Monday October 25 [1875].

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4243).

(Classified as wooden brig, with cargo of timber: date of loss cited as 21 October 1875). John & Isabella: this vessel was wrecked near Dunottar Castle. Capt. Street.

Registration: South Shields. Built 1848. 204grt. Length: 26m. Beam: 8m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 56.75 W2 11.67).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(Location entered as NO c. 881 838 [N56 56.7 W2 11.8]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Dunnottar Castle (NO88SE 11.00) is at NO 88128 83842, and occupies a cliff-girt promontory.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 January 2007.

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Loss (21 October 1875)

21 October 1875, JOHN AND ISABELLA, 27 yrs old, of S. Shields, wooden brig, 204 tons, 7 crew, Owner G. Wardell, Sunderland, departed Gefle for Sunderland, carrying timber, stranded, total loss, 7 lives lost, wind SSE10, near Dunnottar Castle, Kincardineshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1875 - 76 (1876 [C.1632] LXVII.191).

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 2650).

Stonehaven, 22nd Oct., 1.15 p.m., the JOHN & ISABELLA (brig)(Off. No., 24,737), of South Shields, is a total wreck at Dunotter [Dunnottar] Castle: crew all drowned.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,189, London, Saturday October 23 1875

Aberdeen, 23rd Oct., 11.55 a.m., the brig JOHN & ISABELLA, of Sunderland, supposed timber laden, has been wrecked near Stonehaven: crew supposed lost: one body cast ashore.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,190, London, Monday October 25 [1875].

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4243).

(Classified as wooden brig, with cargo of timber: date of loss cited as 21 October 1875). John & Isabella: this vessel was wrecked near Dunottar Castle. Capt. Street.

Registration: South Shields. Built 1848. 204grt. Length: 26m. Beam: 8m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 56.75 W2 11.67).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (4 January 2007)

NLO: Dunnottar Castle [name: NO 882 839].

Location formerly entered as NO c. 89 83 [N56 56 W2 11].

Note (4 January 2007)

(Location entered as NO c. 881 838 [N56 56.7 W2 11.8]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Dunnottar Castle (NO88SE 11.00) is at NO 88128 83842, and occupies a cliff-girt promontory.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 January 2007.

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