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J C Howitz: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Brig (19th Century)

Site Name J C Howitz: North Berwick, Firth Of Forth

Classification Brig (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Outer Forth Estuary

Canmore ID 285565

Site Number NT58NE 8048

NGR NT 55 85

NGR Description NT c. 55 85

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Maritime - East Lothian
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 8048 c. 55 85

N56 3 W2 43

NLO: North Berwick [name: NT 55 85].

Possibly on map sheet NT58NW.

North Berwick, 15th June. The J. C. HOWITZ (brig), of and from Rostock, is on shore here and likely to be a total wreck: crew saved by the life-boat.

Source: LL, No. 17,213, London, Wednesday, June 16 1869.

Dunbar, 16th June. The J. C. HOWITZ, Severins, from Rostock to Grangemouth, stranded yesterday at North Berwick, is a total wreck.

Source: LL, No. 17,215, London, Friday, June 18 1869.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11647).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 January 2007.

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Loss (15 June 1869)

North Berwick, 15th June. The J. C. HOWITZ (brig), of and from Rostock, is on shore here and likely to be a total wreck: crew saved by the life-boat.

Source: LL, No. 17,213, London, Wednesday, June 16 1869.

Dunbar, 16th June. The J. C. HOWITZ, Severins, from Rostock to Grangemouth, stranded yesterday at North Berwick, is a total wreck.

Source: LL, No. 17,215, London, Friday, June 18 1869.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11647).

Note (4 January 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 January 2007.

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