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Rover's Bride: Camus Croise, Skye, Sound Of Sleat

Smack (19th Century)

Site Name Rover's Bride: Camus Croise, Skye, Sound Of Sleat

Classification Smack (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Camiscross Bay ; Camascross Bay ; Camuscross; Sea Of The Hebrides

Canmore ID 277361

Site Number NG61SE 8001

NGR NG 699 113

NGR Description NG c. 699 113

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

NG61SE 8001 c. 699 113

N57 8.1 W5 48.2

NLO: Camus Croise [name centred NG 699 113]

Camuscross [name: NG 699 116]

Sound of Sleat [name centred NG 72 09]

Skye [name centred NG 45 35].

Not to be confused with NG71SW 8022.

Isle Ornsay, (Skye), 14th Dec. The smack ROVER'S BRIDE, Kerr, of Inverness, from Loch Inver to the Clyde, (with tallow) was driven on the rocks in Camiscross [Camascross] bay [Camus Croise], 11th inst.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,532, London, Saturday December 18 1847.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8268).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 November 2005.


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