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Camberwell: North Sea

Steamship (20th Century)

Site Name Camberwell: North Sea

Classification Steamship (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dunnet Head; Duncansby Head; Pentland Firth; Camberwell

Canmore ID 288388

Site Number ND47SE 8006

NGR ND 46 72

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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

Archaeology Notes

ND47SE 8006 unlocated

NLO: Ness of Duncansby [name: ND 389 738]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

(Classified as steel steamship: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 18 May 1917). Camberwell: this vessel was noted 6 miles SExE of Dunnet Head. Ashore? Duncansby Head?

Registration: Sunderland. Built 1903. 4078grt. Length: 112m. Beam: 15m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 38.0 W2 55.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker. It remains unclear whether the vessel foundered at the cited location, or subsequently stranded elsewhere.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 May 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 2765

Name : CAMBERWELL

Latitude : 583800

Longitude : 25500

Date Built : 1903

Registration : SUNDERLAND

Type : SS (STEEL)

Tonnage : 4078

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 112

Beam : 15

Draught : 6m

Loss Day : 18

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1917

Comment : 6 miles SExE of Dunnet Head. Ashore? Duncansby Head?

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