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Cornelia: More Head, North Minch

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Cornelia: More Head, North Minch

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ullapool; 'off More Head, Or Near Lochinver'; Cornelia

Canmore ID 275577

Site Number NC02SW 8006

NGR NC 04 24

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC02SW 8006 unlocated

NLO: Ullapool [name: NH 125 942]

Lochinver [name: NC 093 225].

Loch Broom [name centred NC 14 92].

Wick, 5th Nov. 'The CORNELIA, Small, of this port, was lost previous to 3rd inst.; crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9576, London, Tuesday November 19 1844.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7902).

(Classified as schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 3 November 1844). Cornelia: this vessel sank off More Head, or near Lochinver. Capt. Small. Registration: Wick.

(Location of loss cited as N58 10.0 W5 20.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary, being derived from the location of the port of report. The location of More Head cannot be established from the available map evidence.

The classification and location of loss cited by Whittaker remain unverified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 September 2005.

Activities

Loss (3 November 1844)

Wick, 5th Nov. 'The CORNELIA, Small, of this port, was lost previous to 3rd inst.; crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9576, London, Tuesday November 19 1844.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7902).

(Classified as schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 3 November 1844). Cornelia: this vessel sank off More Head, or near Lochinver. Capt. Small. Registration: Wick.

(Location of loss cited as N58 10.0 W5 20.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (30 September 2005)

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary, being derived from the location of the port of report. The location of More Head cannot be established from the available map evidence.

The classification and location of loss cited by Whittaker remain unverified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 September 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14316

Name : CORNELIA

Latitude : 581000

Longitude : 52000

Registration : WICK

Type : SCHOONER

Loss Day : 3

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1844

Comment : Sank off More Head, or near Lochinver. Capt. Small

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