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Flora Macdonald: Loch Ewe, North Minch

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Flora Macdonald: Loch Ewe, North Minch

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Loch Ewe Entrance; 'at The Mouth Of Loch Ewe'; 'at The Entrance To Loch Ewe'; Flora Macdonald

Canmore ID 274297

Site Number NG89SW 8006

NGR NG 82 92

NGR Description NG c. 82 92

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NG89SW 8006 c. 82 92

N57 52 W5 40

NLO: Loch Ewe [name centred NG 84 86].

Stornoway, 27th Jan. The FLORA MACDONALD (schr.), of Appledore, McDonald, from Newcastle to Dublin, is a total wreck at the mouth of Loch Ewe: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,786, London, Friday, January 31 1868.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11373).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 26 January 1868). Flora MacDonald: this vessel was wrecked at the entrance to Loch Ewe. Capt. MacDonald (McDonald?)

Registration: Perth. Built 1859. 99grt. Length: 25m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 52.0 W5 40.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The date of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 November 2007.

Activities

Loss (26 January 1868)

Stornoway, 27th Jan. The FLORA MACDONALD (schr.), of Appledore, McDonald, from Newcastle to Dublin, is a total wreck at the mouth of Loch Ewe: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,786, London, Friday, January 31 1868.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11373).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 26 January 1868). Flora MacDonald: this vessel was wrecked at the entrance to Loch Ewe. Capt. MacDonald (McDonald?)

Registration: Perth. Built 1859. 99grt. Length: 25m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 52.0 W5 40.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (20 November 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The date of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 November 2007.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11850

Name : FLORA MacDONALD

Latitude : 575200

Longitude : 54000

Date Built : 1859

Registration : PERTH

Type : SCHOONER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 99

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 25

Beam : 6

Loss Day : 26

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1868

Comment : Wrecked at the entrance to Loch Ewe. Capt. MacDonald (McDonald ?)

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