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Regina: Whaligoe Harbour, North Sea

Smack (19th Century)

Site Name Regina: Whaligoe Harbour, North Sea

Classification Smack (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'In The Haven Of Whaligoe'; Whaligeo; Regina

Canmore ID 259766

Site Number ND34SW 8004

NGR ND 321 402

NGR Description ND c. 321 402

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

ND34SW 8004 c. 321 402

N58 20.7 W3 9.6

NLO: Whaligoe [name: ND 320 403].

Possibly on map sheet ND33NW.

Wick, 21st Aug. 'The REGINA, McWilliam, of Whithorn, was totally wrecked yesterday in the Haven of Whaligoe: crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9812, London, Monday August 25 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7971).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 20 August 1845). Regina: this vessel was wrecked at Whaligeo [Whaligoe], Caithness. Capt. McWilliam.

Registration: Wigtown. Built 1821. 30 tons burthern. Length: 13m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 20.50 W3 9.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Whaligoe harbour (ND34SW 121) is at ND 3210 4025.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 June 2004.

Activities

Loss (20 August 1845)

Wick, 21st Aug. 'The REGINA, McWilliam, of Whithorn, was totally wrecked yesterday in the Haven of Whaligoe: crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9812, London, Monday August 25 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7971).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 20 August 1845). Regina: this vessel was wrecked at Whaligeo [Whaligoe], Caithness. Capt. McWilliam.

Registration: Wigtown. Built 1821. 30 tons burthern. Length: 13m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 20.50 W3 9.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (10 June 2004)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Whaligoe harbour (ND34SW 121) is at ND 3210 4025.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 June 2004.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 10761

Name : REGINA

Latitude : 582030

Longitude : 30930

Date Built : 1821

Registration : WIGTOWN

Type : SMACK

Tonnage : 30

Tonnage Code : B

Length : 13

Beam : 4

Loss Day : 20

Loss Month : 8

Loss Year : 1845

Comment : Wrecked at Whaligeo, Caithness. Capt. McWilliam

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