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Cruiser: Sinclair's Bay, North Sea

Smack (19th Century)

Site Name Cruiser: Sinclair's Bay, North Sea

Classification Smack (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Wick

Canmore ID 275746

Site Number ND35NE 8028

NGR ND 37 56

NGR Description ND c. 37 56

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

ND35NE 8028 c. 37 56

N58 29 W3 5

Possibly on map sheet or ND35SW.

NLO: Sinclair's Bay [name centred ND 37 56]

Wick [name: ND 361 508].

Wick, 22nd Aug. The CRUISER, (smack), of Douglas, from Fraserburg [Fraserburgh] to Bristol, was stranded 21st inst., in Sinclairs Bay: crew saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,433, London, Wednesday August 25 1847.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8188).

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 October 2005.


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