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Hms Alonzo: Firth Of Forth

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Hms Alonzo: Firth Of Forth

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Sloop 16; 'outside Leith Harbour'; Outer Forth Estuary

Canmore ID 273965

Site Number NT27NE 8150


NGR Description Unlocated


Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 8150 unlocated

NLO: Port of Leith [name: NT 265 775].

(No classification or cargo specified: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as February 1842). HMS Alonzo (ex-sloop 16): this vessel was scuttled outside Leith harbour, after being used as a hulk.

Registration: London. 384 tons burthern. Length: 30m. Beam: 10m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.0 W3 10.0).

I G Whitaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.


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