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Earl Of Montrose: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Earl Of Montrose: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'On The Longmate'; Inverness Firth; Inner Moray Firth; Earl Of Montrose

Canmore ID 273245

Site Number NH64NE 8009

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 8009 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, 3d Dec. 'The EARL OF MONTROSE, from Riga to Ireland, is aground on the Longmate [Longman]. Part of the cargo discharged.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7219, London, Friday December 9 1836.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7194).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 3 December 1836). Earl of Montrose: this vessel stranded on the Longmate [Longman], Inverness.

(Location of loss cited as N57 30.0 W4 13.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 December 2007.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 10400


Latitude : 573000

Longitude : 41300

Loss Day : 3

Loss Month : 12

Loss Year : 1836

Comment : Stranded on Longmate, Inverness.


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