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Unknown: Talmine, Tongue Bay, Atlantic

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Talmine, Tongue Bay, Atlantic

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Talmin; Kyles Of Tongue; Kyle Of Tongue; Cape Wrath; Pentland Firth

Canmore ID 261000

Site Number NC56SE 8010

NGR NC 58 62

NGR Description NC c. 58 62

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

NC56SE 8010 c. 58 62

N58 31 W4 26

NLO: Talmine [name: NC 584 629]

Talmine Island [name: NC 591 624]

Tongue Bay [name centred NC 606 615]

Kyle of Tongue [name centred NC 58 58]

Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

23 December 1882, UNKNOWN, age unknown, not registered, wooden boat, unknown tonnage say 3, 6 crew, Master and Owner H. McKay, Talmin, Sutherlandshire, departed Talmin [Talmine], Sutherlandshire, for fishing, in ballast, 3 lives lost, wind N6, stranded, partial loss, off Talmin [Talmine], Kyles of Tongue, Sutherlandshire. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3391).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 July 2004.


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