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C H Trumbull: Kinlochbervie, North Minch

Brigantine (19th Century)

Site Name C H Trumbull: Kinlochbervie, North Minch

Classification Brigantine (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) G H Trumbull; Atlantic

Canmore ID 285528

Site Number NC25NW 8008

NGR NC 22 56

NGR Description NC c. 22 56

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

NC25NW 8008 c. 22 56

N58 27 W5 3

NLO: Kinlochbervie [name: NC 220 564].

Kinlochbervie, 16th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL (brigtne.), of Bermuda, Kerr, from Runcorn to Pernau, with salt, struck heavily on the rocks in the Minch, this morning, afterwards got off and became embedded in the sand: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Kinlochbervie, 17th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL is ashore about 12 miles SW of Cape Wrath, and is likely to become a total wreck: she is embedded 7 or 8 feet in the sand, and lies with a list, and five feet 8 inches water in the weather pump.

Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Wick, 25th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL has again taken the shore at Kinlochbervie, and is now likely to become a total wreck.

Source: LL, No. 16,860, London, Tuesday, April 28 1868.

Durness, 29th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL, of Bermuda, has been surveyed, and recommended to be sold.

Source: LL, No. 16,865, London, Monday, May 4 1868.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11425).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 24 April 1868). G H Trumbull: this vessel was wrecked at Kinlochbervie.

(Location of loss cited as N58 27.75 W5 3.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The variation on the name of this vessel that is cited by Whittaker remains unverified.

The date of loss that is cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 January 2007.

Activities

Loss (24 April 1868)

Kinlochbervie, 16th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL (brigtne.), of Bermuda, Kerr, from Runcorn to Pernau, with salt, struck heavily on the rocks in the Minch, this morning, afterwards got off and became embedded in the sand: crew saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Kinlochbervie, 17th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL is ashore about 12 miles SW of Cape Wrath, and is likely to become a total wreck: she is embedded 7 or 8 feet in the sand, and lies with a list, and five feet 8 inches water in the weather pump.

Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Wick, 25th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL has again taken the shore at Kinlochbervie, and is now likely to become a total wreck.

Source: LL, No. 16,860, London, Tuesday, April 28 1868.

Durness, 29th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL, of Bermuda, has been surveyed, and recommended to be sold.

Source: LL, No. 16,865, London, Monday, May 4 1868.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11425).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 24 April 1868). G H Trumbull: this vessel was wrecked at Kinlochbervie.

(Location of loss cited as N58 27.75 W5 3.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (3 January 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The variation on the name of this vessel that is cited by Whittaker remains unverified.

The date of loss that is cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 January 2007.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11880

Name : G H TRUMBULL

Latitude : 582745

Longitude : 50330

Loss Day : 24

Loss Month : 4

Loss Year : 1868

Comment : Wrecked at Kinlochbervie

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