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Jean: Ardlamont Point, Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Lighter (19th Century)

Site Name Jean: Ardlamont Point, Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Classification Lighter (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Aird Lamont Point; Airdlamont Point; Kyles Of Bute; Outer Clyde Estuary; Jean

Canmore ID 284813

Site Number NR96SE 8006

NGR NR 990 640

NGR Description NR c. 990 640

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

NR96SE 8006 c. 990 640

N55 49.6 W5 12.6

NLO: Ardlamont Point [name centred NR 989 637]

Kyles of Bute [name centred NS 040 730]

Loch Fyne [name centred NR 94 89].

Not to be confused with NR86SW 8008.

Greenock, 6th Oct. A lighter, reported to be the JEAN, of this port, from Furnace (Lochfine), to the Clyde, with stones, went to pieces on Aird Lamont [Ardlamont] Point, and the bodies of two men have been washed ashore.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,512, London, Monday October 8 1860.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9906).

(Classified as lighter: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 October 1860). Jean: this vessel was wrecked at Airdlamont [Ardlamont] Point.

(Location of loss cited as N55 49.50 W5 12.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 November 2006.

Activities

Loss (6 October 1860)

Greenock, 6th Oct. A lighter, reported to be the JEAN, of this port, from Furnace (Lochfine), to the Clyde, with stones, went to pieces on Aird Lamont [Ardlamont] Point, and the bodies of two men have been washed ashore.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,512, London, Monday October 8 1860.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9906).

(Classified as lighter: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 October 1860). Jean: this vessel was wrecked at Airdlamont [Ardlamont] Point.

(Location of loss cited as N55 49.50 W5 12.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (24 November 2006)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 November 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11134

Name : JEAN

Latitude : 554930

Longitude : 51200

Type : LIGHTER

Loss Day : 6

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1860

Comment : Wrecked at Airdlamont Point

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