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Rosies: Corpach, Loch Eil

Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century)

Site Name Rosies: Corpach, Loch Eil

Classification Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'At The East End Of Loch Eil, Near Bona Lighthouse'; Corpach Lighthouse; Fort William; Rosies

Canmore ID 293502

Site Number NN07NE 8005

NGR NN 095 766

NGR Description NN c. 095 766

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NN07NE 8005 c. 095 766

N56 50 W5 8

NLO: Loch Eil [name centred NN 02 77]

Corpach [name: NN 099 769]

Fort William [name: NN 105 740].

Possibly on map sheet NN17NW.

(Classified as M[otor] F[ishing] V[essel]: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 22 August 1921). Rosies: this vessel caught fire, [and was] beached at the East end of Loch Eil, near Bona [Corpach] Lighthouse.

Registration: Lossiemouth. 55nrt.

(Location of loss cited as N56 52.0 W5 8.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. 'Bona Lighthouse' is probably a misnaming of Corpach Lighthouse (NN 09551 76634), at the SW entrance to the Caledonian Canal, for which see NN07NE 9.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 March 2008.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 1803


Latitude : 565200

Longitude : 50800

Registration : LOSSIEMOUTH

Type : MFV

Tonnage : 55

Tonnage Code : N

Loss Day : 22

Loss Month : 8

Loss Year : 1921

Comment : Fire, beached at east end Loch Eil, near Bona Lighthouse.


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