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Walter Frederick: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name Walter Frederick: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Islay Island; Lagadolm

Canmore ID 284586

Site Number NR44NW 8013

NGR NR 403 456

NGR Description NR c. 403 456

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR44NW 8013 c. 403 456

N55 38.1 W6 7.6

NLO: Lagavulin Bay [name centred NR 407 451]

Islay [name centred NR 38 60].

Bowmore, 23rd Jan. The WALTER FREDERICK, drove on the rocks at Lagadolm [Lagavulin Bay] 21st Jan., and is expected to become a wreck.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,295, London, Friday January 27 1860.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9803).

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), 20 November 2006.


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