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Elizabeth: Infield, Delting, North Sea

Sloop (19th Century)

Site Name Elizabeth: Infield, Delting, North Sea

Classification Sloop (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mossbank; Firths Voe; Yell Sound; Elizabeth

Canmore ID 291212

Site Number HU47SE 8007

NGR HU 45 74

NGR Description HU c. 45 74

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU47SE 8007 c. 45 74

N60 27 W1 11

NLO: Yell Sound [name centred HU 40 89]

Mossbank [name: HU 450 753]

Firths Voe [name centred HU 449 741].

Possibly on map sheets or HU47SW.

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as October 1858). Elizabeth: this vessel was lost at Infield, Delting, Shetland.

Registration: Aberdeen. Built 1823. 26 tons burthern. Length: 12m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N60 0.0 W0 0.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The Broch of Infield (HU47SE 1) is at HU 4537 7472.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 November 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 16633

Name : ELIZABETH

Latitude : 600000

Longitude : 0

Date Built : 1823

Registration : ABERDEEN

Type : SLOOP

Tonnage : 26

Tonnage Code : B

Length : 12

Beam : 4

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1858

Comment : Lost at Infield, Delting, Shetland.

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