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Proceed Ii: Camas Chalbost, North Minch

Steam Drifter (20th Century)

Site Name Proceed Ii: Camas Chalbost, North Minch

Classification Steam Drifter (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Sy 385; Duchess Of Fife; '100 Yards Off Calbost'; Lewis; Proceed Ii (Sy 385) (Ex. ...)

Canmore ID 296557

Site Number NB41NW 8001

NGR NB 420 172

NGR Description NB c. 420 172

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

NB41NW 8001 c. 420 172

N58 4.1 W6 22.5

NLO: Camas Chalbost [name centred NB 420 172]

Calbost [name centred NB 413 172].

Not to be confused with NB41NW 8002 (1932 loss of the same basic name).

(Classified as Steam Drifter: registration cited as SY 385, former name as Duchess of Fife, and date of loss as 4 September 1936). Proceed II: this vessel [caught] fire, [was] abandoned, and sank 100 yards off Calbost [Chalbost]. Capt. Finlayson.

Registration: Stornoway. 42grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 4.25 W6 22.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Calbost [Chalbost] lies inland.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 October 2008.

Activities

Loss (4 September 1936)

(Classified as Steam Drifter: refgistration cited as SY 385, former name as Duchess of Fife, and date of loss as 4 September 1936). Proceed II: this vessel [caught] fire, [was] abandoned, and sank 100 yards off Calbost [Chalbost]. Capt. Finlayson.

Registration: Stornoway. 42grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 4.25 W6 22.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (7 October 2008)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Calbost [Chalbost] lies inland.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 October 2008.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14945

Name : PROCEED II (SY 385) (EX. ...)

Latitude : 580415

Longitude : 62230

Registration : STORNOWAY

Type : STEAM DRIFTER

Tonnage : 42

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 20

Beam : 6

Loss Day : 4

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1936

Comment : Fire, abandoned and sank 100 yards off Calbost. Capt. Finlayson

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