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Lady Salton: Atlantic

Craft (18th Century)

Site Name Lady Salton: Atlantic

Classification Craft (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Off The West Coast'; Lady Salton

Canmore ID 261206

Site Number NF90SE 8001

NGR NF 96 00

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Maritime - Western Isles
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NF90SE 8001 unlocated

The LADY SALTON, Kay, from Liverpool to Inverness, is totally lost on the West Coast.

Source: The Marine List, Lloyd's List, No. 2276, London, Friday 25 February [1791].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3534).

(No classification specified: cargo cited as slates, and date of loss as February 1791). Lady Salton: this vessel foundered off the West coast on route Ballachulish to Inverness. Capt. MacKay. Registration: Inverness.

(Location of loss cited as N57 0.0 W7 0.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 July 2004.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6971


Latitude : 570000

Longitude : 70000

Registration : INVERNESS

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1791

Comment : Foundered off the west coast on route Ballachulish to Inverness. Capt. MacKay

Cargo : SLATES


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