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Jean And Ann: South Quay, Wick Harbour, North Sea

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Jean And Ann: South Quay, Wick Harbour, North Sea

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Jean & Ann; 'at The Back Of The South Quay'; Wick Bay

Canmore ID 275605

Site Number ND35SE 8104

NGR ND

NGR Description ND c. 368 504

Datum Unknown datum

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND35SE 8104 c. 368 504

N58 26.3 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]

Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Wick, 10th Jan. 'The sloop JEAN & ANN, McKenzie, from Findhorn to Wick, went ashore at the back of the South Quay last night, and is expected to become a wreck; crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9622, London, Tuesday January 14 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7922).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of staves and bark: date of loss cited as 9 January 1845). Jean & Ann: this vessel stranded at the back of the South Quay, Wick [Harbour]. Capt. McKenzie.

Registration: Findhorn.

(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 5.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Wick Harbour (ND35SE 66.00) is centred at ND 36820 50670.

The cargo cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2005.

Activities

Loss (9 January 1845)

Wick, 10th Jan. 'The sloop JEAN & ANN, McKenzie, from Findhorn to Wick, went ashore at the back of the South Quay last night, and is expected to become a wreck; crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9622, London, Tuesday January 14 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7922).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of staves and bark: date of loss cited as 9 January 1845). Jean & Ann: this vessel stranded at the back of the South Quay, Wick [Harbour]. Capt. McKenzie.

Registration: Findhorn.

(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 5.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (3 October 2005)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Wick Harbour (ND35SE 66.00) is centred at ND 36820 50670.

The cargo cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 10574

Name : JEAN & ANN

Latitude : 582620

Longitude : 30500

Registration : FINDHORN

Type : SLOOP

Loss Day : 9

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1845

Comment : Stranded at the back of the South Quay, Wick. Capt. McKenzie

Cargo : STAVES, BARK

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