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Thomas: Loch Striven, Upper Firth Of Clyde

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Thomas: Loch Striven, Upper Firth Of Clyde

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'At The Mouth Of Loch Strivan '; 'at The Entrance To Loch Striven'; Brackley Point; Strone Point; Kyles Of Bute; Inner Clyde Estuary; Thomas

Canmore ID 284888

Site Number NS07SE 8005

NGR NS 07 71

NGR Description NS c. 07 71

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

NS07SE 8005 c. 07 71

N55 54 W5 5

NLO: Brackley Point [name: NS 090 739]

Strone Point [name: NS 076 714]

Kyles of Bute [name centred NS 040 730]

Loch Striven [name centred NS 086 723].

Greenock, 6th Oct. The THOMAS (sloop), of Rothesay, Duncan, is ashore a total wreck at the mouth of Loch Strivan [Striven].

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

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9901).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 October 1860). Thomas: this vessel was wrecked at the entrance to Loch Striven.

(Location of loss cited as N55 54.0 W5 3.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This vessel evidently stranded on either Strone Point (to the W of the entrance to Loch Striven) or near Brackley Point (to the E of the entrance).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 November 2006.

Activities

Loss (6 October 1860)

Greenock, 6th Oct. The THOMAS (sloop), of Rothesay, Duncan, is ashore a total wreck at the mouth of Loch Strivan [Striven].

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

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9901).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 October 1860). Thomas: this vessel was wrecked at the entrance to Loch Striven.

(Location of loss cited as N55 54.0 W5 3.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (29 November 2006)

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This vessel evidently stranded on either Strone Point (to the W of the entrance to Loch Striven) or near Brackley Point (to the E of the entrance).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 November 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11130

Name : THOMAS

Latitude : 555400

Longitude : 50300

Registration : ROTHESAY

Type : SLOOP

Loss Day : 6

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1860

Comment : Wrecked at the entrance to Loch Striven

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