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John Ellis: Pocra Quay, Aberdeen Harbour, North Sea

Pilot Vessel (20th Century)

Site Name John Ellis: Pocra Quay, Aberdeen Harbour, North Sea

Classification Pilot Vessel (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lower Basin; Footdee; John Ellis

Canmore ID 312397

Site Number NJ90NE 8364

NGR NJ 9566 0575

NGR Description NJ c. 9566 0575

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Maritime - Aberdeen City Of
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

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Loss (1 June 1931)

(Classified as Pilot Cutter: date of loss cited as 1 June 1931). John Ellis: [this vessel was] cut in two whilst moored at Pocra Quay, Aberdeen (Moray Firth).

(Location of loss cited as N57 8.58 W2 4.30).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (17 August 2011)

NLO: Aberdeen [name: NJ 95 05]

Footdee [name: NJ 957 058]

Lower Basin [name centred NJ 9560 0571].

Note (17 August 2011)

(Location entered as NJ c. 9566 0575 [N57 8.56 W2 4.4]). The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Pocra Quay (NJ90NE 7.07) is situated on the NE side of the Lower Basin of Aberdeen Harbour, and extends from NJ 9562 0580 to NJ 9573 0569.

Aberdeen Harbour (NJ90NE 7.00) is centred at NJ 95 05.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 August 2011.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14844

Name : JOHN ELLIS

Latitude : 570835

Longitude : 20418

Type : PILOT CUTTER

Loss Day : 1

Loss Month : 6

Loss Year : 1931

Comment : Cut in two whilst moored at Pocra Quay, Aberdeen (MORAY FIRTH).

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