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G Koch: Girdle Ness, Aberdeen, North Sea

Steamship (20th Century)

Site Name G Koch: Girdle Ness, Aberdeen, North Sea

Classification Steamship (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Excelsoir; Excelsior; Girdleness; G Koch (Ex. Excelsoir)

Canmore ID 312523

Site Number NJ90NE 8388

NGR NJ 973 053

NGR Description NJ c. 973 053

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 (12 January 1913)

(Classified as steel steamship, in ballast: former name cited as Excelsoir [Excelsior], and date of loss as 12 January 1913). G Koch: [this vessel] stranded at [the] foot of Girdleness [Girdle Ness]. (1830grt?) (pit props and wood pulp?).

Registration: Danish. Built 1888. 1609grt. Length: 79m. Beam: 11m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 8.30 W2 2.67).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (25 April 2011)

NLO: Girdle Ness [name: NJ 973 053]

Aberdeen [name: NJ 95 05].

Note (25 August 2011)

(Location of loss entered as NJ c. 973 053 [N57 8.3 W2 2.8]). The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 August 2011.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 2753

Name : G KOCH (EX. EXCELSOIR)

Latitude : 570818

Longitude : 20240

Date Built : 1888

Registration : DANISH

Type : SS (STEEL)

Tonnage : 1609

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 79

Beam : 11

Draught : 5m

Loss Day : 12

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1913

Comment : Stranded at foot of Girdleness (1830 G?) (PIT PROPS AND WOOD PULP ?)

Cargo : BALLAST

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