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Poderosa: Scoughall Rocks, Scoughall, Firth Of Forth

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    OUTER FORTH ESTUARY; SEACLIFF; PODEROSA
  • Canmore ID
    120021
  • Site type
    STEAMSHIP (19TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    MARITIME - EAST LOTHIAN
  • Council
    NOT APPLICABLE
  • NGR
    NT 618 835
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.042842N, 2.614741W
  • Archeological notes
    NT68SW 8004 c. 618 835 N56 2.6 W2 36.8 Formerly entered as NT68SW 8649 at cited location NT6190 8391 (N56 2.8 W2 36.7). NLO: Scoughall Rocks [NT 618 835]. 27 November 1896, PODEROSA, 21 years, of Sunderland. Lloyds 90A1. Survey 8/96. Iron steamship. 732 ton, 17 men. Master T. Greig. Owner Russell, Miller, Huskie & Co., Leith. Grimsby to Grangemouth. Ballast 1 passenger. Wind NE4. Scoughall Rocks, Haddingtonshire. Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1896-97 (1898 [C.8917] LXXXVIII.401). NMRS, MS/829/67 (no. 907). (Classified as iron steamship, in ballast: date of loss cited as 27 November 1896). This vessel stranded near Scoughall, and was totally wrecked. I G Whittaker 1998.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL NON-IMAGE FILE

  • 120021 (4/2001)
    Tabulated information from Maritime Enhancement Project (conducted 1995-2001 with sponsorship from Historic Scotland), records 1-1000. Ian Oxley (Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies, St Andrews University), April 2001. [Information derived from Lloyd's List (to end 1884), parliamentary papers and related sources: for further details of this project, see Final Report MS/829/166].

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 120021 (4/2001)
    Tabulated information from Maritime Enhancement Project (conducted 1995-2001 with sponsorship from Historic Scotland), records 1-1000. Ian Oxley (Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies, St Andrews University), April 2001. [Information derived from Lloyd's List (to end 1884), parliamentary papers and related sources: for further details of this project, see Final Report MS/829/166].

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Haddingtonshire, Sheet 31853