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Slaney: Ardeer, Irvine Bay, Firth Of Clyde

Dredger (20th Century)

Site Name Slaney: Ardeer, Irvine Bay, Firth Of Clyde

Classification Dredger (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) '500 Yards North Of Irvine'; Outer Clyde Estuary; Slaney

Canmore ID 303246

Site Number NS23NE 8016

NGR NS 298 383

NGR Description NS c. 298 383

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Maritime - North Ayrshire
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NS23NE 8016 c. 298 383

N55 36.5 W4 42.1

NLO: Irvine [name: NS 325 395]

Irvine Bay [name: NS 295 378].

Possibly on map sheet NS33NW.

(Classified as sand dredger: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 10 August 1935). Slaney: this vessel stranded 500 yards North of Irvine. All gone, and broken up at Troon.

Registration: British. Built 1896. 264grt.

(Location of loss cited as N55 36.70 W4 42.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

A location at NS c. 298 383 (on the seaward or W side of the Ardeer spit) may be tentatively suggested for this stranding.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 9 April 2010.

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Loss (10 August 1935)

(Classified as sand dredger: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 10 August 1935). Slaney: this vessel stranded 500 yards North of Irvine. All gone, and broken up at Troon.

Registration: British. Built 1896. 264grt.

(Location of loss cited as N55 36.70 W4 42.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (9 April 2010)

A location at NS c. 298 383 (on the seaward or W side of the Ardeer spit) may be tentatively suggested for this stranding.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 9 April 2010.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14982

Name : SLANEY

Latitude : 553642

Longitude : 44230

Date Built : 1896

Registration : BRITISH

Type : SAND DREDGER

Tonnage : 264

Tonnage Code : G

Loss Day : 10

Loss Month : 8

Loss Year : 1935

Comment : Stranded 500 yards north of Irvine. AG and BU at Troon.

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