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Stirlinghill: Atlantic

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Stirlinghill: Atlantic

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near Cape Wrath'; Pentland Firth

Canmore ID 273324

Site Number NC27NE 8020

NGR NC 25 75

NGR Description NC c. 25 75

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

NC27NE 8020 c. 25 75

N58 38 W5 1

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Leith, 31st Mar. 'The STIRLINGHILL, of this port, sprung a leak at sea 20th inst., and was run on shore near Cape Wrath the following day.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9999, London, Wednesday April 1 1846.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8085).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 July 2005.


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