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Conveyance: North Sea

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Conveyance: North Sea

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Off Brora'; Conveyance

Canmore ID 272807

Site Number NC90SW 8004

NGR NC 91 04

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Maritime - Highland
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NC90SW 8004 unlocated

NLO: Brora [name: NC 909 040].

The CONVEYANCE, Ewing, from Londonderry to the East coast of Sutherland, was lost 16th instant off Brora. The crew and materials saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 6746, London, Tuesday May 29 1832.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7011).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 16 May 1832). Conveyance: this vessel was lost off Brora. Capt. Ewing.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1813. 37 tons burthern. Length: 14m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 1.00 W3 50.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker.

The vessel apparently foundered, rather than stranded.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2005.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 1218


Latitude : 580100

Longitude : 35000

Date Built : 1813

Registration : GREENOCK

Type : SLOOP

Tonnage : 37

Tonnage Code : B

Length : 14

Beam : 4

Loss Day : 16

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1832

Comment : Lost off Brora. Capt. Ewing


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