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Garibaldi: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Steam Paddle Tug (19th Century)

Site Name Garibaldi: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Classification Steam Paddle Tug (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) May Island; 'between North Berwick And The Isle Of May'; Outer Forth Estuary; Garibaldi

Canmore ID 274276

Site Number NT58NE 8039

NGR NT 55 85

NGR Description NT c. 55 85

Datum Datum not recorded

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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

NT58NE 8039 c. 55 85

N56 3 W2 43

NLO: Isle of May [name: NT 65 99]

North Berwick [name: NT 55 85].

Possibly on map sheet NT58NW.

Not to be confused with NT27NE 8152.

Formerly also entered as NT69NE 8015 and NT69NE 8674 at cited locations NT 6550 9900 [N56 10.9 W2 33.5], NT c. 65 99 [N56 11 W2 34], and as unlocated.

Leith, 12th May. The GARIBALDI (st. tug), of this port, while speaking a vessel off North Berwick, came into collision with her, and sunk immediately, having had her bow stove in.

Source, LL, No. 17,495, London, Saturday, May 14 1870.

North Berwick, 11th May. The GARIBALDI (stm. tug), of and from Leith, whilst speaking a brig off this place, to-day, came in collision with another brig, was cut down to the water's edge, and had to be run on shore to prevent her sinking: she is full of water: crew saved.

Source, LL, No. 17,496, London, Monday, May 16 1870.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11791).

(Classifed as wooden paddle steamship: date of loss cited as 11 May 1870). Garibaldi: this vessel was in collision and sank near North Berwick (Susan). Beached at North Berwick?

Registration: Leith. Built 1864. 73grt. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 8.0 W2 40.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The classification (tug) cited in the primary account is accepted, although not cited by Whittaker.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 January 2007.

Activities

Loss (11 May 1870)

Leith, 12th May. The GARIBALDI (st. tug), of this port, while speaking a vessel off North Berwick, came into collision with her, and sunk immediately, having had her bow stove in.

Source, LL, No. 17,495, London, Saturday, May 14 1870.

North Berwick, 11th May. The GARIBALDI (stm. tug), of and from Leith, whilst speaking a brig off this place, to-day, came in collision with another brig, was cut down to the water's edge, and had to be run on shore to prevent her sinking: she is full of water: crew saved.

Source, LL, No. 17,496, London, Monday, May 16 1870.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11791).

(Classifed as wooden paddle steamship: date of loss cited as 11 May 1870). Garibaldi: this vessel was in collision and sank near North Berwick (Susan). Beached at North Berwick?

Registration: Leith. Built 1864. 73grt. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 8.0 W2 40.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (26 January 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The classification (tug) cited in the primary account is accepted, although not cited by Whittaker.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 January 2007.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 5346

Name : GARIBALDI

Latitude : 560800

Longitude : 24000

Date Built : 1864

Registration : LEITH

Type : SS (WOOD)(PADD)

Tonnage : 73

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 24

Beam : 6

Draught : 3m

Loss Day : 11

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1870

Comment : Collision and sunk near North Berwick (SUSAN). Beached at North Berwick?

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