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Dunrobin: Golspie Links, North Sea

Lugger (19th Century)

Site Name Dunrobin: Golspie Links, North Sea

Classification Lugger (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'About 2.5 Miles W Of Golspie'; Littleferry

Canmore ID 260803

Site Number NH89NW 8003

NGR NH 82 97

NGR Description NH c. 82 97

Datum Datum not recorded

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

Archaeology Notes

NH89NW 8003 c. 82 97

N57 57 W4 0

NLO: Littleferry [name: NH 805 956]

Golspie [name: NH 832 999]

Golspie Links [name centred NH 820 979].

19 October 1881, DUNROBIN, new, not registered, wooden lug, 4 tons, 5 crew, Master and Owner D. McDonald, Golspie, Sutherlandshire, departed Golspie for fishing, in ballast, capsized, 2 lives lost, wind S4, partial loss, about 2.5 miles W. of Golspie, Sutherlandshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3286).

A location on Golspie Links or near Littleferry may be suggested for this loss of this vessel, which is not cited by Whittaker, possibly suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 July 2004.

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Evidence Of Loss (19 October 1881)

19 October 1881, DUNROBIN, new, not registered, wooden lug, 4 tons, 5 crew, Master and Owner D. McDonald, Golspie, Sutherlandshire, departed Golspie for fishing, in ballast, capsized, 2 lives lost, wind S4, partial loss, about 2.5 miles W. of Golspie, Sutherlandshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3286).

Note (7 July 2004)

A location on Golspie Links or near Littleferry may be suggested for this loss of this vessel, which is not cited by Whittaker, possibly suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 July 2004.

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