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Fairy: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Fairy: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Islay Island; Lagavulan

Canmore ID 298199

Site Number NR44NW 8015

NGR NR 403 456

NGR Description NR c. 403 456

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR44NW 8015 c. 403 456

N55 38.1 W6 7.6

NLO: Lagavulin Bay [name centred NR 407 451]

Islay [name centred NR 38 60].

See also NR44NW 8016.

Glasgow, 19th Jan. During the gale of the 16th Jan., the FAIRY (schr.), of Islay, McMillan, in ballast, drove ashore at Lagavulan [Lagavulin], Islay, and filled: the ISABELLA (smack), of Islay or Greenock, McMillan, drove ashore at Ardbeg, but was got off the following day. A quantity of flour barrels and other wreckage have been driven ashore at Islay.

Source, LL, No. 17,711, London, Saturday, January 21 1871.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11937).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 March 2009.

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Evidence Of Loss (16 January 1871)

Glasgow, 19th Jan. During the gale of the 16th Jan., the FAIRY (schr.), of Islay, McMillan, in ballast, drove ashore at Lagavulan [Lagavulin], Islay, and filled: the ISABELLA (smack), of Islay or Greenock, McMillan, drove ashore at Ardbeg, but was got off the following day. A quantity of flour barrels and other wreckage have been driven ashore at Islay.

Source, LL, No. 17,711, London, Saturday, January 21 1871.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11937).

Note (25 March 2009)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 March 2009.

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