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Canadian: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Lighter (19th Century)

Site Name Canadian: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Classification Lighter (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Outer Forth Estuary; Canadian

Canmore ID 262635

Site Number NT58NE 8032

NGR NT 55 85

NGR Description NT c. 55 85

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Maritime - East Lothian
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 8032 c. 55 85

N56 3 W2 43

NLO: North Berwick [name: NT 55 85].

Possibly on map sheet NT58NW.

Dunbar, 30th Jan., the CANADIAN (screw lighter), of Newcastle, hence to the Firth of Forth, in ballast, has gone on shore near North Berwick, and is likely to break up.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,341, London, Friday January 31 1873.

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3932).

(Classified as wooden screw lighter: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 28 January 1873). This vessel was wrecked near North Berwick.

I G Whittaker 1998.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 13350

Name : CANADIAN

Latitude : 560400

Longitude : 24230

Date Built : 1871

Registration : NEWCASTLE

Type : STEAM LIGHTER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 55

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 20

Beam : 6

Loss Day : 28

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1873

Comment : Wrecked near North Berwick.

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