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Unknown: Stroma, Pentland Firth

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Stroma, Pentland Firth

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Strona; Island Of Stroma; North Sea

Canmore ID 276682

Site Number ND37NE 8031

NGR ND 35 77

NGR Description ND c. 35 77

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

ND37NE 8031 c. 35 77

N58 41 W3 7

NLO: Island of Stroma [name: ND 35 77]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND37NW.

See also HY64SW 8050 and ND47SW 8025.

St. Margaret's Hope, 17th Oct. 'A vessel is reported on shore in Sandy [Sanday], and one in Strona [Stroma], and another it is said to have gone down off Duncan's [Duncansby] Head, with all hands.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9870, London, Friday October 31 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8012).

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

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 April 2007.


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