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Cellarhead: Port Sgiogarstaigh, Lewis, North Minch

Lugger (20th Century)

Site Name Cellarhead: Port Sgiogarstaigh, Lewis, North Minch

Classification Lugger (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Skegirsta Quay; Port Sgiogarstaigh Pier; Cellarhead

Canmore ID 295105

Site Number NB56SW 8013

NGR NB 549 621

NGR Description NB c. 549 621

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

NB56SW 8013 c. 549 621

N58 28.7 W6 12.3

NLO: Sgiogarstaigh [name centred NB 549 617]

Port Sgiogarstaigh [name centred NB 550 620].

Possibly on map sheet NB56SE.

(Classified as Wooden Lugsail [Lugger], in ballast: date of loss cited as 27 November 1912). Cellarhead: this vessel was driven from mooring and stranded at Skegirsta [Sgiogarstaigh] Quay, Lewis.

Registration: Stornoway. Built 1905. 3 tons [unspecified].

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

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Skegirsta [Sgiogarstaigh] Quay is presumably to be equated with Port Sgiogarstaigh Pier (NB56NW 65), at NB 5491 6210.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 July 2008.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4532

Name : CELLARHEAD

Latitude : 582845

Longitude : 61200

Date Built : 1905

Registration : STORNOWAY

Type : LUGSAIL (WOOD)

Tonnage : 3

Loss Day : 27

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1912

Comment : Driven from mooring and stranded at Skegirsta Quay, Lewis

Cargo : BALLAST

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