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Scotia: Loch Inver, North Minch

Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century), Trawler (20th Century)

Site Name Scotia: Loch Inver, North Minch

Classification Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century), Trawler (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ul 71; 'at The Entrance To Loch Inver '; Lochinver; Scotia; Scotia (Ul 71)

Canmore ID 273986

Site Number NC02SE 8004

NGR NC 05886 22920

NGR Description NC c. 06 22

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Maritime - Highland
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NC02SE 8004 c. 06 22

N58 9 W5 18

NLO: Loch Inver [name centred NC 075 219]

Lochinver [name: NC 093 225].

(Classified as trawler: registration cited as UL 71, and date of loss as September 1995). Scotia: this vessel stranded at the entrance to Lochinver [Loch Inver]. Registration: Ullapool.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 18.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. In the absence of a clearly-defined harbour entrance at Lochinver, a location at the entrance to Loch Inver is suggested

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.

Activities

Loss (September 1995)

(Classified as trawler: registration cited as UL 71, and date of loss as September 1995). Scotia: this vessel stranded at the entrance to Lochinver [Loch Inver]. Registration: Ullapool.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 18.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (11 August 2005)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. In the absence of a clearly-defined harbour entrance at Lochinver, a location at the entrance to Loch Inver is suggested

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 15793

Name : SCOTIA (UL 71)

Latitude : 580800

Longitude : 51800

Registration : ULLAPOOL

Type : TRAWLER

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1995

Comment : Stranded at the entrance to Lochinver.

Reference (19 April 2012)

UKHO Identifier : 000861

Feature Class : Wreck

Wreck Category : Wreck showing any portion of hull or superstructure

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 58.15278,-5.29917

Horizontal Datum : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1936)

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 58.15240,-5.30041

WGS84 Origin : 3-D Cartesian Shift (BW)

Previous Position : 58.15278,-5.30028

Position Quality : Approximate

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 5

Vertical Datum : Lowest Astronomical Tide

Name : SCOTIA

Type : M FISHING

Flag : BRITISH

Length : 22.9

Beam : 6.4

Draught : 2.1

Tonnage : 48

Tonnage Type : Gross

Date Sunk : 26/09/1995

Bottom Texture : Rock

Contact Description : Entire wreck

Original Sensor : Reported Sinking

Original Detection Year : 1995

Original Source : Other

Circumstances of Loss : **WENT AGROUND AND SUBSEQUENTLY SANK. CREW OF FIVE RESCUED. (LL, 6.10.95).

Surveying Details : **HH272/680/03 18.10.95 ON ROCKS AND SINKING IN 580906N, 051800W. (MRCC STORNOWAY, FAX DTD 26.09.95). MAY BE RECOVERED, NCA YET.

**HH272/680/03 18.10.95 SANK IN 580910N, 051801W. (LL, 28.9.95). NCA YET.

**HH272/680/03 18.10.95 VESSEL REMAINS AGROUND. WILL NOT BE RECOVERED. (STORNOWAY CG, TELECON). INS AS STPA IN 580910N, 051757W [OGB] TO PLOT IN 5MTRS. - NM 3646/95.

Chart Symbol : ST PA

Date Last Amended : 19/10/1995

Date Position Last Amended : 19/10/1995

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