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Margaret: Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Lighter (19th Century)

Site Name Margaret: Lower Loch Fyne, Firth Of Clyde

Classification Lighter (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Off Ardlamont Point'; Kyles Of Bute; Outer Clyde Estuary; Margaret

Canmore ID 302679

Site Number NR96SE 8009

NGR NR 99 63

NGR Description NR c. 99 63

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NR96SE 8009 c. 99 63

N55 49.0 W5 13.0

NLO: Ardlamont Point [name centred NR 989 637]

Kyles of Bute [name centred NS 040 730]

Loch Fyne [name centred NR 94 89].

Possinly on map sheet NS06SW.

(Classified as wooden lighter, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 9 March 1868). Margaret: this vessel foundered off Ardlamont Point.

Registration: Glasgow. Built 1856. 33grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 45.00 W4 58.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, and is preferred over that cited by Whittaker, which falls between Bute and Cumbrae.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 18 February 2010.

Activities

Loss (9 March 1868)

(Classified as wooden lighter, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 9 March 1868). Margaret: this vessel foundered off Ardlamont Point.

Registration: Glasgow. Built 1856. 33grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 4m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 45.00 W4 58.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (18 February 2010)

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, and is preferred over that cited by Whittaker, which falls between Bute and Cumbrae.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 18 February 2010.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 11871

Name : MARGARET

Latitude : 554500

Longitude : 45800

Date Built : 1856

Registration : GLASGOW

Type : LIGHTER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 33

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 20

Beam : 4

Loss Day : 9

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1868

Comment : Foundered off Ardlamont Point.

Cargo : COAL

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