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Unknown: Methil, Largo Bay, Firth Of Forth

Craft (20th Century), Steamship (20th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Methil, Largo Bay, Firth Of Forth

Classification Craft (20th Century), Steamship (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Methil Sea Wall; Outer Forth Estuary; Ashgrove

Canmore ID 96667

Site Number NT39NE 8009

NGR NT 37728 99412

NGR Description NT c. 377 994

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT39NE 8009 c. 377 994

N56 11 W3 .2

NLO: Methil [name: NT 37 99]

Largo Bay [name centred NO 42 01].

Formerly entered as NT39NE 8136 at cited location NT 3772 9941 [N56 11 W3 0.2].

Horizontal Datum = OGB

Circumstances of Loss Details

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The vessel was driven onto the sea wall at Methil and was a total loss.

Surveying Details

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15 April 1970. The vessel was driven on to the sea wall at Methil at position 56 11 00N, 003 00 12W.

Hydrographic Office 1995.

Activities

Reference (19 April 2012)

UKHO Identifier : 002839

Feature Class : Wreck

Wreck Category : Wreck showing any portion of hull or superstructure

State : DEAD

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 56.18333,-3.00333

Horizontal Datum : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1936)

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 56.18325,-3.00479

WGS84 Origin : 3-D Cartesian Shift (BW)

Position Quality : Unreliable

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 1

Vertical Datum : Lowest Astronomical Tide

Name : ASHGROVE

Type : STEAMSHIP

Flag : BRITISH

Length : 86.9

Beam : 10.5

Draught : 5.3

Tonnage : 1702

Tonnage Type : Gross

Date Sunk : 16/01/1912

Bottom Texture : Rock

Contact Description : Entire wreck

Original Sensor : Reported Sinking

Original Source : Other

Circumstances of Loss : **DRIVEN ON TO SEA WALL AT METHIL AND WAS A TOTAL LOSS.

**EX-HOLDERNESS, IRON SCREW SS, BUILT 1882 BY EARL'S CO LTD, HULL, WITH 2 CYLINDER COMPOUND ENGINE. STRANDED & LOST ON NEW SEAWALL AT METHIL, WHILST ON PASSAGE MIDDLESBROUGH FOR METHIL. 3 LIVES LOST. (SHIPWRECKS OF THE FORTH, B BAIRD, & SIBI).

Surveying Details : **15.4.70 DRIVEN ON TO THE SEA WALL AT METHIL IN 561100N, 030012W. (AUTHORITY NOT STATED). TOO VAGUE TO CHART. NCA.

Charting Comments : INFORMATION TOO VAGUE TO CHART

Date Last Amended : 05/10/2011

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