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Almuth Catharina: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Almuth Catharina: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Inchgarvie Island; Queensferry Narrows; Middle Forth Estuary; Almuth Catharina

Canmore ID 273936

Site Number NT17NW 8030

NGR NT 137 795

NGR Description NT c. 137 795

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 8030 c. 137 795

N56 0 W3 23.0

NLO: Inch Garvie [name: NT 137 795]

Forth Bridge [name: NT 135 795].

Inverkeithing, 31st May. The ALMUTH CATHARINA (schooner), of Boekzetelerfehn, Reuer, from Bo'ness to Leer, with pig iron and bricks, drifted on to the Inch Garvie [Inchgarvie] rocks 27th May, and is much broken and full of water: stores and part of rigging saved and cargo being taken out: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 15,958, London, Saturday, June 3 1865.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10820).

(Classified as schooner, with cargo of pig iron and bricks: date of loss cited as 27 May 1865). Almuth Catharina: this vessel was wrecked on Inchgarvie. Capt. Reur.

Registration: Boekzetelerfehn?

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.1 W3 23.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The incident may have occurred within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - West Lothian or Maritime - Fife.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.

Activities

Loss (27 May 1865)

Inverkeithing, 31st May. The ALMUTH CATHARINA (schooner), of Boekzetelerfehn, Reuer, from Bo'ness to Leer, with pig iron and bricks, drifted on to the Inch Garvie [Inchgarvie] rocks 27th May, and is much broken and full of water: stores and part of rigging saved and cargo being taken out: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 15,958, London, Saturday, June 3 1865.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10820).

(Classified as schooner, with cargo of pig iron and bricks: date of loss cited as 27 May 1865). Almuth Catharina: this vessel was wrecked on Inchgarvie. Capt. Reur.

Registration: Boekzetelerfehn?

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.1 W3 23.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (11 August 2005)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The incident may have occurred within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - West Lothian or Maritime - Fife.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11584

Name : ALMUTH CATHARINA

Latitude : 560006

Longitude : 32300

Type : SCHOONER

Loss Day : 27

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1865

Comment : Wrecked on Inchgarvie. Capt. Reur (BOEKZETELERFEHN registry ?)

Cargo : PIG IRON, BRICKS

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