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William: Atlantic

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name William: Atlantic

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near Cape Wrath'; Pentland Firth

Canmore ID 259550

Site Number NC27NE 8014


NGR Description Unlocated



Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC27NE 8014 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Not to be confused with NC27NE 8006.

The WILLIAM, of and from Gothenburg, Castleton, bound to Alicante, was lost near Cape Wrath 7 inst. Crew saved. Cargo expected to be saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, London, January 8 1809.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6148).

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 June 2004.


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