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Unknown: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Galliot (19th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Classification Galliot (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Inverness Firth; Inner Moray Firth

Canmore ID 261592

Site Number NH64NE 8006

NGR NH 669 476

NGR Description NH c. 669 476

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

NH64NE 8006 c. 669 476

N57 30 W4 13.3

NLO: Beauly Firth [name centred NH 59 47]

Longman Point [name: NH 669 476]

Inverness [name: NH 665 455].

Inverness, 2nd Feb., a Dutch galliot is ashore on the Longman point, about a mile below this place, but is expected off next tide.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,032, London, Saturday February 3 1872.

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3738).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 July 2004.


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