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Pampa: Dunnet Bay, Pentland Firth

Schooner (20th Century)

Site Name Pampa: Dunnet Bay, Pentland Firth

Classification Schooner (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) '1.5 Miles W Of Dunnet Head'; North Sea; Pampa

Canmore ID 288287

Site Number ND17SE 8006

NGR ND 18 74

NGR Description ND c. 18 74

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

ND17SE 8006 c. 18 74

N58 39 W3 25

NLO: Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND17NE.

(Classified as schooner, in ballast; date of loss cited as 6 July 1924). Pampa: this vessel stranded 1.5 miles W of Dunnet Head. Registration: Marstal. Built 1907. 76grt.

(Location of loss cited as N58 39.5 W3 24.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location of loss assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 April 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 12262

Name : PAMPA

Latitude : 583930

Longitude : 32430

Date Built : 1907

Registration : MARSTAL

Type : SCHOONER

Tonnage : 76

Tonnage Code : G

Loss Day : 6

Loss Month : 7

Loss Year : 1924

Comment : Stranded 1.5 miles west of Dunnet Head.

Cargo : BALLAST

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