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Countess Of Liverpool: Kyle Rhea

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Countess Of Liverpool: Kyle Rhea

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Upon The Beach At Kylerhea'; Loch Alsh; Isle Of Skye

Canmore ID 283132

Site Number NG72SE 8007

NGR NG 79 22

NGR Description NG c. 79 22

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

NG72SE 8007 c. 79 22

N57 14 W5 40

NLO: Kyle Rhea [name centred NG 795 225]

Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]

Skye [name centred NG 45 35].

Possibly on map sheet NG71NE, or NG82SW.

Corry, (Isle of Skye), 18th May. The COUNTESS OF LIVERPOOL, (schr.), of and for Newcastle, from Arklow, sprang a leak, and was run upon the beach at Kylerhea 16th May, where she has discharged 50 tons of her cargo.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,531, London, Thursday May 25 1854.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9023).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 September 2005.


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