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Active: Lagavulin Harbour, Islay, Atlantic

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Active: Lagavulin Harbour, Islay, Atlantic

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lagavuillin Harbour; Lagavulin Bay; Active

Canmore ID 271775

Site Number NR44NW 8012

NGR NR 403 456

NGR Description NR c. 403 456

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR44NW 8012 c. 403 456

N55 38.1 W6 7.6

NLO: Lagavulin Bay [name centred NR 407 451].

Bowmore, Isle of Islay, 27th March. 'The ACTIVE of Islay, McDougall, from Coleraine to Tobermory, is lost in Lagavuillin Harbour, about 14 miles south of this place, with all her cargo except about four bolls of meal.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 5792, London, Tuesday April 8 1823.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6310).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 27 March 1823). Active: this vessel was lost at Lagavuillin [Lagavulin, Islay] Harbour, 14 miles South of Bowmore. Capt. McDougall.

Registration: Campbeltown. Built 1818. 29 tons burthern.

(Location of loss cited as N55 38.00 W6 8.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Lagavulin has no artificial harbour. The term probably applies to Lagavulin Bay.

The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 April 2005.

Activities

Loss (27 March 1823)

Bowmore, Isle of Islay, 27th March. 'The ACTIVE of Islay, McDougall, from Coleraine to Tobermory, is lost in Lagavuillin Harbour, about 14 miles south of this place, with all her cargo except about four bolls of meal.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 5792, London, Tuesday April 8 1823.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6310).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 27 March 1823). Active: this vessel was lost at Lagavuillin [Lagavulin, Islay] Harbour, 14 miles South of Bowmore. Capt. McDougall.

Registration: Campbeltown. Built 1818. 29 tons burthern.

(Location of loss cited as N55 38.00 W6 8.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (11 April 2005)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Lagavulin has no artificial harbour. The term probably applies to Lagavulin Bay.

The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 April 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 13711

Name : ACTIVE

Latitude : 553800

Longitude : 60800

Date Built : 1818

Registration : CAMPBELTOWN

Type : SLOOP

Tonnage : 29

Tonnage Code : B

Loss Day : 27

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1823

Comment : Lost at Lagavuillin Harbour, 14 miles south of Bowmore. Capt. McDougall

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