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Sisters: Loch Na Beiste, Loch Alsh

Auxiliary Lugger (20th Century)

Site Name Sisters: Loch Na Beiste, Loch Alsh

Classification Auxiliary Lugger (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Skye; Kyle Akin; Sisters (Bck 447)

Canmore ID 287419

Site Number NG72NE 8022

NGR NG 756 253

NGR Description NG c. 756 253

Datum Datum not recorded

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

Archaeology Notes

NG72NE 8022 c. 756 253

N57 15.8 W5 43.3

NLO: Loch na Beiste [name centred NG 756 253]

Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]

Kyle Akin [name centred NG 758 268]

Skye [name centred NG 45 35].

See also NG72NE 8001.

(Classified as Auxiliary Lugsail [lugger]: no cargo specified, but registration number cited as BCK 447, and date of loss as 14 January 1928). Sisters: this vessel was destroyed by fire while at anchor in Loch na Beiste.

Registration: Buckie. Built 1904. 45grt. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 15.5 W5 43.4).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 March 2007.

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Loss (14 January 1928)

(Classified as Auxiliary Lugsail [lugger]: no cargo specified, but registration number cited as BCK 447, and date of loss as 14 January 1928). Sisters: this vessel was destroyed by fire while at anchor in Loch na Beiste.

Registration: Buckie. Built 1904. 45grt. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 15.5 W5 43.4).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (16 March 2007)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 March 2007.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 13089

Name : SISTERS (BCK 447)

Latitude : 571530

Longitude : 54324

Date Built : 1904

Registration : BUCKIE

Type : AUX. LUGSAIL

Tonnage : 45

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 24

Beam : 6

Loss Day : 14

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1928

Comment : Destroyed by fire at anchor in Loch na Beiste.

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