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Mary: Sgiogarstaigh, Lewis, North Minch

Lugger (19th Century)

Site Name Mary: Sgiogarstaigh, Lewis, North Minch

Classification Lugger (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Sy 536; Skegersta; Mary (Sy 298); Mary (Sy 536)

Canmore ID 295099

Site Number NB56SE 8007

NGR NB 55 62

NGR Description NB c. 55 62

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NB56SE 8007 c. 55 62

N58 29 W6 12

NLO: Sgiogarstaigh [name centred NB 549 617]

Port Sgiogarstaigh [name centred NB 550 620].

Not to be confused with NB56NW 8007 or NB56SE 8008.

Possibly on map sheet NB56SW.

(Classified as Lugsail [Lugger]: no cargo specified, but registration cited as SY 536, and date of loss as 3 March 1885). Mary: this vessel was wrecked at Skegersta [Sgiogarstaigh]. Capt. McDonald.

Registration: Port of Ness [Port Nis]. 5 tons register. Length: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 28.75 W6 12.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 July 2008.

Activities

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 15949

Name : MARY (SY 298)

Latitude : 582845

Longitude : 61200

Registration : PORT OF NESS

Type : LUGSAIL

Tonnage : 5

Tonnage Code : R

Length : 6

Loss Day : 4

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1885

Comment : Foundered at Skegersta. Capt. Murray

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 16967

Name : MARY (SY 536)

Latitude : 582845

Longitude : 61200

Registration : PORT OF NESS

Type : LUGSAIL

Tonnage : 5

Tonnage Code : R

Length : 6

Loss Day : 3

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1885

Comment : Wrecked at Skergersta. Capt. McDonald

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