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Unknown: Sanday, Orkney, North Sea

Frigate (19th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Sanday, Orkney, North Sea

Classification Frigate (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) North Sound

Canmore ID 287123

Site Number HY64NW 8005

NGR HY 64 46

NGR Description HY c. 64 46

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Orkney
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

HY64NW 8005 c. 64 46

N59 18 W2 38

NLO: The North Sound [name centred HY 57 45]

Sanday [name centred HY 67 40].

See also HY64NW 8002 and HY64NW 8004.

Possibly on map sheet HY64NE.

Unknown: a further two frigates were seen ashore beside Utrecht.

(Location of loss cited as N59 0.0 W2 0.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is arbitrary. A location on Sanday is assumed for this stranding.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 March 2007.

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