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Lifeboat: Cromarty Firth

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Lifeboat: Cromarty Firth

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

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

Canmore ID 285336

Site Number NH76NE 8020

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 8020 c. 78 67

N57 41 W4 3

NLO: Cromarty [name: NH 786 677]

Cromarty Firth [name centred NH 69 67].

See also NH76NE 8019.

Not to be confused with NC90SW 8006.

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 schooner, with cargo of staves: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Lifeboat: this vessel stranded near Cromarty.

Registration: Scarborough.

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

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

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 schooner, with cargo of staves: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Lifeboat: this vessel stranded near Cromarty. Registration: Scarborough.

(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 arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 December 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11768

Name : LIFEBOAT

Latitude : 574100

Longitude : 40100

Registration : SCARBOROUGH

Type : SCHOONER

Loss Day : 24

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1867

Comment : Stranded near Cromarty

Cargo : STAVES

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