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Dee: Staxigoe, North Sea

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Dee: Staxigoe, North Sea

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Staxigo

Canmore ID 284641

Site Number ND35SE 8116

NGR ND 38 52

NGR Description ND c. 38 52

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

ND35SE 8116 c. 38 52

N58 27 W3 4

NLO: Staxigoe [name: ND 384 525]

Wick [name: ND 361 508]

Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].

Wick, 18th Aug. The DEE (sloop), of Ramsay, with herrings, had to be scuttled at Staxigo [Staxigoe] to save her.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,471, London, Tuesday August 21 1860.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9857).

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 November 2006.


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