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Archtor: Caiplie, Firth Of Forth

Steamship (20th Century)

Site Name Archtor: Caiplie, Firth Of Forth

Classification Steamship (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Carpie Rock, Near Anstruther'; Caiple Rock; Outer Forth Estuary; Archtor

Canmore ID 306416

Site Number NO50NE 8006

NGR NO 59 05

NGR Description NO c. 59 05

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Maritime - Fife
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NO50NE 8006 c. 59 05

N56 14.00 W2 40.00

NLO: Caiplie [NO 590 052]

Anstruther Wester [name: NO 565 035]

Anstruther Easter [name: NO 575 036].

Possibly on map sheet NO50SE.

(Classified as steamship: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 1900). Archtor: this vessel stranded at Carpie Rock, near Anstruther. (Caiplie Rock maybe?) All gone?

3414grt. Length: 105m. Beam: 14m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 14.00 W2 39.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker. Caiplie farmhouse (NO50NE 25.00) is at NO 59021 05158.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 September 2010.

Activities

Loss (1 January 1900 - 31 December 1900)

(Classified as steamship: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 1900). Archtor: this vessel stranded at Carpie Rock, near Anstruther. (Caiplie Rock maybe?) All gone?

3414grt. Length: 105m. Beam: 14m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 14.00 W2 39.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (15 September 2010)

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker. Caiplie farmhouse (NO50NE 25.00) is at NO 59021 05158.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 September 2010.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 1510

Name : ARCHTOR

Latitude : 561400

Longitude : 23900

Type : SS

Tonnage : 3414

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 105

Beam : 14

Draught : 5m

Loss Year : 1900

Comment : Stranded at Carpie Rock, near Anstruther. (Caiplie Rock maybe?) AG?

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