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John And Nancy: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Craft (18th Century)

Site Name John And Nancy: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Classification Craft (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) John & Nancy; Inchgarvie; Middle Forth Estuary

Canmore ID 273916

Site Number NT17NW 8027

NGR NT 135 795

NGR Description NT c. 135 795

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Maritime - Edinburgh, City Of
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT17NW 8027 c. 135 795

N56 0 W3 23.2

NLO: Inch Garvie [name: NT 137 795].

(No classification specified: cargo cited as coal, and date of loss as 13 February 1777). John& Nancy: this vessel hit Inchgarvie [Inch Garvie] and sank to the West. Capt. Welsh. Registration: Dysart.

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.5 W3 25.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Inch Garvie island lies E-W, and a location around NT 135 795 may be suggested for this loss. The location of this loss may lie within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - West Lothian or Maritime - Fife.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 August 2005.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 17930


Latitude : 560030

Longitude : 32500

Registration : DYSART

Loss Day : 13

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1777

Comment : Hit Inchgarvie and sank to the west. Capt. Welsh

Cargo : COAL


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