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Lucy End: Whitburgh Point, Firth Of Forth

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Lucy End: Whitburgh Point, Firth Of Forth

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Whitburyness; Dunbar; Outer Forth Estuary; Lucy End

Canmore ID 274179

Site Number NT68SW 8054

NGR NT 6430 8093

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/274179

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Maritime - East Lothian
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT68SW 8054 unlocated

See also NT68SW 8008 and NT77SE 8016.

NLO: Dunbar [name: NT 678 790].

Dunbar, 24th Oct. The following vessels are ashore near this place, viz.:- LOUISE, Demazure, from Charente to Leith, with brandy, a total wreck: crew and part of cargo saved. TRITON, Brandt, from Rostock to Leith, with wheat, a total wreck: mate only saved. LUCY END, Craigie, from Montrose to London, with deals: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 15,768, London, Monday, October 24 1864.

Dunbar, 24th Oct. The LUCY END, Craigie, of & from Montrose, for London, stranded yesterday near Whiteburyness, is full of water: cargo (boards) being discharged. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10666).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 23 October 1864). Lucy End: this vessel stranded at Whitburyness (Whitburgh Point?). Capt. Craigie.

Registration: Montrose. Built 1834. 85grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 1.33 W2 34.75).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Neither Whitburyness nor Whitburgh Point is noted as such on the 1995 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 August 2005.

Activities

Loss (23 October 1864)

Dunbar, 24th Oct. The following vessels are ashore near this place, viz.:- LOUISE, Demazure, from Charente to Leith, with brandy, a total wreck: crew and part of cargo saved. TRITON, Brandt, from Rostock to Leith, with wheat, a total wreck: mate only saved. LUCY END, Craigie, from Montrose to London, with deals: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 15,768, London, Monday, October 24 1864.

Dunbar, 24th Oct. The LUCY END, Craigie, of & from Montrose, for London, stranded yesterday near Whiteburyness, is full of water: cargo (boards) being discharged. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10666).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 23 October 1864). Lucy End: this vessel stranded at Whitburyness (Whitburgh Point?). Capt. Craigie.

Registration: Montrose. Built 1834. 85grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 1.33 W2 34.75).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (17 August 2005)

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Neither Whitburyness nor Whitburgh Point is noted as such on the 1995 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 August 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11515

Name : LUCY END

Latitude : 560120

Longitude : 23445

Date Built : 1834

Registration : MONTROSE

Type : SCHOONER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 85

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 20

Beam : 5

Loss Day : 23

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1864

Comment : Stranded at Whitburyness. (Whitburgh Pt?). Capt. Craigie

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