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Diligence: North Sea

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Diligence: North Sea

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'About Half-a-mile South Of Stonehaven'; Bowdun Head; Trelung Ness; Diligence

Canmore ID 283191

Site Number NO88SE 8014

NGR NO 88 84

NGR Description NO c. 88 84

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

NO88SE 8014 c. 88 84

N56 57 W2 12

NLO: Stonehaven [name: NO 875 858]

Bowdun Head [name: NO 885 845]

Trelung Ness [name: NO 880 816].

Possibly on map sheet NO88NE.

Aberdeen, 19th Mar. The DILIGENCE (sloop), of Grangemouth, was driven on shore yesterday morning about half-a-mile South of Stonehaven, and has become a complete wreck: crew saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,786, London, Tuesday March 20 1855.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9115).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 18 March 1855). Diligence: this vessel was wrecked 0.5 mile S of Stonehaven.

Registration: Grangemouth. Built 1803. 40 tons burthern.

(Location of loss cited as N56 57.00 W2 10.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(Location entered as NO c. 88 84 [N56 57 W2 12]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The vessel most probably stranded in the vicinty of Bowdun Head or a short distance to the S, towards Trelung Ness.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2006.

Activities

Loss (18 March 1855)

Aberdeen, 19th Mar. The DILIGENCE (sloop), of Grangemouth, was driven on shore yesterday morning about half-a-mile South of Stonehaven, and has become a complete wreck: crew saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,786, London, Tuesday March 20 1855.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9115).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 18 March 1855). Diligence: this vessel was wrecked 0.5 mile S of Stonehaven.

Registration: Grangemouth. Built 1803. 40 tons burthern.

(Location of loss cited as N56 57.00 W2 10.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (3 October 1916)

NLO: Stonehaven [name: NO 875 858]

Bowdun Head [name: NO 885 845]

Trelung Ness [name: NO 880 816].

Possibly on map sheet NO88NE.

Note (3 October 2006)

(Location entered as NO c. 88 84 [N56 57 W2 12]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The vessel most probably stranded in the vicinty of Bowdun Head or a short distance to the S, towards Trelung Ness.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 13677

Name : DILIGENCE

Latitude : 565700

Longitude : 21000

Date Built : 1803

Registration : GRANGEMOUTH

Type : SLOOP

Tonnage : 40

Tonnage Code : B

Loss Day : 18

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1855

Comment : Wrecked 0.5 mile south of Stonehaven.

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