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Lucy End: Whitburgh Point, Firth Of Forth
- HER number: MEL9156
- Site Name: Lucy End: Whitburgh Point, Firth Of Forth
- Grid Reference: 0 0
- Civil Parish:
- Summary: Wreck, 1864
- Description: NT68SW 8054 unlocated
See also NT68SW 8008 and NT77SE 8016.
NLO: Dunbar [name: NT 678 790].
Dunbar, 24th Oct. The following vessels are ashore near this place, viz.:- LOUISE, Demazure, from Charente to Leith, with brandy, a total wreck: crew and part of cargo saved. TRITON, Brandt, from Rostock to Leith, with wheat, a total wreck: mate only saved. LUCY END, Craigie, from Montrose to London, with deals: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 15,768, London, Monday, October 24 1864.
Dunbar, 24th Oct. The LUCY END, Craigie, of & from Montrose, for London, stranded yesterday near Whiteburyness, is full of water: cargo (boards) being discharged. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10666).
(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 23 October 1864). Lucy End: this vessel stranded at Whitburyness (Whitburgh Point?). Capt. Craigie.
Registration: Montrose. Built 1834. 85grt. Length: 20m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N56 1.33 W2 34.75).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Neither Whitburyness nor Whitburgh Point is noted as such on the 1995 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 August 2005.
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- Bibliographic reference: Whittaker, I G. 1998. Off Scotland: a comprehensive record of maritime and aviation losses in Scottish waters. 224.