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Olive: Stonehaven Harbour, Stonehaven Bay, North Sea

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Olive: Stonehaven Harbour, Stonehaven Bay, North Sea

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Against The South Pier'; Olive

Canmore ID 282459

Site Number NO88NE 8057

NGR NO 877 854

NGR Description NO c. 877 854

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Maritime - Aberdeenshire
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NO88NE 8057 c. 877 854

N56 57.6 W2 12.2

NLO: Stonehaven [name: NO 878 855]

Stonehaven Bay [name centred NO 880 862].

Location formerly entered as NO c. 879 854 [N56 57.6 W2 11.9].

Aberdeen, 7th April. The OLIVE, Toogoose, of Goole, from Hull to Stonehaven, in being assisted into that port 4th inst., in a leaky state, struck against the South Pier, and is expected to become a wreck: the cargo will be saved: two of the men rendering assistance were drowned.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,937, London, Monday April 9 1849.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8497).

(Classified as schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 4 April 1849). Olive: this vessel was wrecked near [the] South Pier, Stonehaven. Capt. Targoose.

Registration: Goole. Built 1848.

(Location of loss cited as N56 57.67 W2 11.75).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(Location entered as NO c. 877 854 [N56 57.6 W2 12.20]). The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Stonehaven Harbour (NO88NE 56.00) is centred at NO 87764 85415.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 September 2006.

Activities

Loss (4 April 1849)

Aberdeen, 7th April. The OLIVE, Toogoose, of Goole, from Hull to Stonehaven, in being assisted into that port 4th inst., in a leaky state, struck against the South Pier, and is expected to become a wreck: the cargo will be saved: two of the men rendering assistance were drowned.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,937, London, Monday April 9 1849.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8497).

(Classified as schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 4 April 1849). Olive: this vessel was wrecked near [the] South Pier, Stonehaven. Capt. Targoose.

Registration: Goole. Built 1848.

(Location of loss cited as N56 57.67 W2 11.75).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (1 September 2006)

NLO: Stonehaven [name: NO 878 855]

Stonehaven Bay [name centred NO 880 862].

Location formerly entered as NO c. 879 854 [N56 57.6 W2 11.9].

Note (1 September 2006)

(Location entered as NO c. 877 854 [N56 57.6 W2 12.20]). The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Stonehaven Harbour (NO88NE 56.00) is centred at NO 87764 85415.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 September 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 7460

Name : OLIVE

Latitude : 565740

Longitude : 21145

Date Built : 1848

Registration : GOOLE

Type : SCHOONER

Loss Day : 4

Loss Month : 4

Loss Year : 1849

Comment : Wrecked near South Pier, Stonehaven. Capt. Targoose

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