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Isabella: Ardlamont Point, Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Smack (19th Century)

Site Name Isabella: Ardlamont Point, Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Classification Smack (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Aird Lamont Point; Airdlamont Point; Kyles Of Bute; Outer Clyde Estuary; Isabella

Canmore ID 286429

Site Number NR96SE 8007

NGR NR 990 640

NGR Description NR c. 990 640

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR96SE 8007 c. 990 640

N55 49.6 W5 12.6

NLO: Ardlamont Point [name centred NR 989 637]

Kyles of Bute [name centred NS 040 730]

Loch Fyne [name centred NR 94 89].

Greenock, 8th Mar. The cargo, saltpetre and sulphur, if the ISABELLA (smack), wrecked at Ardlamont Point, together with her hull and fittings, were sold yesterday.

Source, LL, No. 17,440, London, Thursday, March 10 1870.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11767).

(Classified as smack, with cargo of saltpetre and sulphur: date of loss cited as 25 February 1870). Isabella: this vessel was wrecked at Ardlamont Point. Capt. Robertson.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1841. 30 tons burthern. Length: 17m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 49.50 W5 12.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 February 2007.

Activities

Loss (25 February 1870)

Greenock, 8th Mar. The cargo, saltpetre and sulphur, if the ISABELLA (smack), wrecked at Ardlamont Point, together with her hull and fittings, were sold yesterday.

Source, LL, No. 17,440, London, Thursday, March 10 1870.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11767).

(Classified as smack, with cargo of saltpetre and sulphur: date of loss cited as 25 February 1870). Isabella: this vessel was wrecked at Ardlamont Point. Capt. Robertson.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1841. 30 tons burthern. Length: 17m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 49.50 W5 12.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (15 February 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

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

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 February 2007.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 12428

Name : ISABELLA

Latitude : 554930

Longitude : 51230

Date Built : 1841

Registration : GREENOCK

Type : SMACK

Tonnage : 30

Tonnage Code : B

Length : 17

Beam : 4

Loss Day : 25

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1870

Comment : Wrecked at Ardlamont Point. Capt. Robertson

Cargo : SALTPETRE, SULPHUR

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