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Grace Gibb: Loch Hourn, Sound Of Sleat

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Grace Gibb: Loch Hourn, Sound Of Sleat

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lochhourn; Sleat Sound; Sea Of The Hebrides; Grace Gibb

Canmore ID 285358

Site Number NG81SW 8003

NGR NG 83 10

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Maritime - Highland
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NG81SW 8003 unlocated

NLO: Loch Hourn [name centred NG 83 08]

Sound of Sleat [name centred NG 72 09].

Possibly on map sheets NG71SE, NG81SW, or NG90NW.

Corry by Broadford (Skye), 10th Mar. The GRACE GIBB (sloop), of Greenock, loading wood, and with about half her cargo on board, was driven on shore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn], West coast of Invernesshire, on the night of the 5th Mar.: she is much damaged, having lost her stern-post and rudder.

Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 14,956, London, Thursday, March 13 1862.

Kyleakin, 28th Mar. The GRACE GIBB, McNeill, from Portree (Skye) to Renfrew, which was driven ashore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn] 5th Mar., is full of water and a total loss. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10212).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 5 March 1862). Grace Gibb: this vessel stranded at Lochhourn [Loch Hourn]. Capt. McNeil.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1840. 51 tons grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 35.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 December 2006.

Activities

Loss (5 March 1862)

Corry by Broadford (Skye), 10th Mar. The GRACE GIBB (sloop), of Greenock, loading wood, and with about half her cargo on board, was driven on shore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn], West coast of Invernesshire, on the night of the 5th Mar.: she is much damaged, having lost her stern-post and rudder.

Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 14,956, London, Thursday, March 13 1862.

Kyleakin, 28th Mar. The GRACE GIBB, McNeill, from Portree (Skye) to Renfrew, which was driven ashore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn] 5th Mar., is full of water and a total loss. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10212).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 5 March 1862). Grace Gibb: this vessel stranded at Lochhourn [Loch Hourn]. Capt. McNeil.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1840. 51 tons grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 35.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (20 December 2006)

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 December 2006.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11252

Name : GRACE GIBB

Latitude : 570800

Longitude : 53500

Date Built : 1840

Registration : GREENOCK

Type : SCHOONER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 51

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 16

Beam : 5

Loss Day : 5

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1862

Comment : Stranded at Lochhourn. Capt. McNeill

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