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Northumberland: Hurkur Rocks, Eyemouth Bay, North Sea

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    HURKAR ROCK; HARKAR ROCK; BUSS CRAIG ROCK; EYEMOUTH; FIRTH OF FORTH; OUTER FORTH ESTUARY; NORTHUMBERLAND
  • Canmore ID
    199605
  • Site type
    STEAMSHIP (19TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    MARITIME - SCOTTISH BORDERS, THE
  • Council
    NOT APPLICABLE
  • NGR
    NT 948 650
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.878128N, 2.084686W
  • Archeological notes
    NT96NW 8045 c. 948 650 N55 52.7 W2 5 NLO: Buss Craig [name: NT 948 650] Eyemouth [name: NT 945 644]. Possibly on map sheet NT96SW. 2 December 1894, NORTHUMBERLAND, 25 years, of Newcastle. Iron steamship. 40 ton. 4 men. Master E.W. Whitehead. Owner G. Haxon, Byker, Newcastle. Dundee to Sunderland. Wheat. Wind S1. Harkar Rock off Eyemouth. Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1894-95 (1896 [C.8247] LXXV.489). NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1055). (Classified as iron steamship, with cargo of wheat: date of loss cited as 2 December 1894). This vessel stranded at Hurkar, Eyemouth. I G Whittaker 1998.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 199605 (4/2001)
    Tabulated information from Maritime Enhancement Project (conducted 1995-2001 with sponsorship from Historic Scotland), records 1001-2500. 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, Berwickshire, Sheet VI1856