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Express: Cromarty Firth

Smack (19th Century)

Site Name Express: Cromarty Firth

Classification Smack (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near Cromarty'; Firth Of Cromarty; Black Isle; Express

Canmore ID 285335

Site Number NH76NE 8019

NGR NH 78 68

NGR Description NH c. 78 68

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

NH76NE 8019 c. 78 67

N57 41 W4 3

NLO: Cromarty [name: NH 786 677]

Cromarty Firth [name centred NH 69 67].

See also NH76NE 8020.

Cromarty, 24th Feb. The EXPRESS (sloop), of Wick, with herrings, and the LIFEBOAT (schr.), of Scarboro', from Dingwall to Newcastle, with staves, were stranded near here this evening: crews saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,497, London, Tuesday, February 26 1867.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11206).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of herring: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Express: this vessel stranded near Cromarty. All gone? See Express May 1867?

Registration: Wick. Built 1861. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 41.00 W4 1.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 December 2006.

Activities

Loss (24 February 1867)

Cromarty, 24th Feb. The EXPRESS (sloop), of Wick, with herrings, and the LIFEBOAT (schr.), of Scarboro', from Dingwall to Newcastle, with staves, were stranded near here this evening: crews saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,497, London, Tuesday, February 26 1867.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11206).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of herring: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Express: this vessel stranded near Cromarty. All gone? See Express May 1867?

Registration: Wick. Built 1861. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 41.00 W4 1.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (19 December 2006)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 December 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11767

Name : EXPRESS

Latitude : 574100

Longitude : 40100

Date Built : 1861

Registration : WICK

Type : SLOOP

Length : 24

Beam : 6

Loss Day : 24

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1867

Comment : Stranded near Cromarty. AG? See EXPRESS 5/1867?

Cargo : HERRING

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