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Darling: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Darling: Longman Point, Inverness, Beauly Firth

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'On The Longman'; Inverness Firth; Inner Moray Firth

Canmore ID 283998

Site Number NH64NE 8010

NGR NH 669 476

NGR Description NH c. 669 476

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

NH64NE 8010 c. 669 476

N57 30 W4 13.3

NLO: Beauly Firth [name centred NH 59 47]

Longman Point [name: NH 669 476]

Inverness [name: NH 665 455].

See also NH64NE 8020.

Inverness, 25th Nov. The DARLING, McGregor, of and for this port from Hartlepool, with coals, was driven, from her anchors in the Firth during a violent gale 23rd Nov., went ashore on the Longman and is now nearly full of water.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,623, London, Monday November 30 1857.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9430).

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 October 2006.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 10374


Latitude : 573000

Longitude : 41300

Registration : INVERNESS

Position : All Gone

Loss Day : 23

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1857

Comment : Driven from anchor and stranded on Longman Bank. Capt. MacKenzie (McGregor ?)

Cargo : COAL


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