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Lily: Lybster, North Sea

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Lily: Lybster, North Sea

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lilie; Commewyne; Auckingill; Auckengill; Wick; Lybster Bay

Canmore ID 265737

Site Number ND23SW 8007

NGR ND 24 34

NGR Description ND c. 24 34

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

ND23SW 8007 c. 24 34

N58 17 W3 18

NLO: Lybster [name: ND 248 355]

Lybster Bay [name centred ND 248 345]

Auckengill [name: ND 370 643]

Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Location formerly entereed as ND 24 35.

Possibly on map sheets ND23NE, or ND34SW.

See also ND36SW 8016 and ND36SW 8017 ND36SW 8018.

Glasgow, 27th Oct., a lifebuoy, with the word "LILY" on it has been found near Lybster.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,194, London, Friday October 29 1875.

Wick, 30th Oct., a lifebuoy, marked "LILIE", has been picked up at Forse: a headboard, about nine feet long, marked "COMMEWYNE", at Auckingill [Auckengill]: and [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4265).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary, being derived from the reported locations of discovery of wreckage. Auckengill lies inland.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 September 2004.


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