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Margaret: The Kletl, North Voe, Whalsay, North Sea

Craft (20th Century)

Site Name Margaret: The Kletl, North Voe, Whalsay, North Sea

Classification Craft (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Symbister; Whalsey; Margaret

Canmore ID 274551

Site Number HU56SW 8017

NGR HU 541 630

NGR Description HU c. 541 630

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Shetland Islands
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

HU56SW 8017 c. 541 630

N60 20.9 W1 1.2

NLO: North Voe [name centred HU 541 630]

Symbister [name: HU 539 626]

Whalsay [name centred HU 56 63].

(Classified as motor lighter: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 22 January 1935). Margaret: this vessel was driven from mooorings and ashore ay Symbister, Whalsey [Whalsay]. Registration: Whalsey [Whalsay].

(location of loss cited as N60 20.67 W1 1.67).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(No cargo specified: classified as carvel-built fifie, and date of loss cited as 23 January 1935). Unknown: this vessel was aground on The Kletl, North Voe. Only the stem and sternpost [remained visible on 23 March; these disappeared shortly afterwards.

NMRS, MS/2334.

The account cited by Pritchard is equated with that available from Whittaker, although the classification of the vessel remains obscure.

The Kletl is not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 31 August 2005.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14967


Latitude : 602040

Longitude : 10140

Registration : WHALSEY


Loss Day : 22

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1935

Comment : Driven from moorings and ashore at Symbister, Whalsey.


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