Margaret: Goat Point, Dunbar, Firth Of Forth
- HER number: MEL9161
- Site Name: Margaret: Goat Point, Dunbar, Firth Of Forth
- Grid Reference: 0 0
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- Monument Type:
- Marine Casualty (19th Century, Post Medieval)
- Summary: Wreck, 1869
- Description: NT67NE 8076 unlocated
Possibly on map sheet NT77NW.
NLO: Dunbar [name: NT 678 790].
Not to be confused with NT77SE 8031.
Dunbar, 25th Jan. The MARGARET (schr.), of Stornoway, Evans, from West Hartlepool to Tayport, with railway chairs, is on shore at Goatness, fills with the tide, and is likely to become a wreck: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 17,093, London, Tuesday, January 26 1869.
Dunbar, 26th Jan. About two tons of cargo have been saved from the MARGARET, Evans, from West Hartlepool to Tayport, which got ashore, yesterday, at Goatness.
Source: LL, No. 17,097, London, Saturday, January 30 1869.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11581).
(1) (Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of railway chairs: date of loss cited as 24 January 1869). Margaret: this vessel stranded at Goatness, expected wreck. Capt. Evans.
Registration: Berwick. Built: 1822. Rebuilt: 1856. 37 grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N55 59.25 W2 26.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.
Goatness or Goat Point is not noted as such on the 1995 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map. The suggested location near Dunbar is based on the information available for NT67NE 8039 and 8051.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 August 2005.
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- (1) Bibliographic reference: Whittaker, I G. 1998. Off Scotland: a comprehensive record of maritime and aviation losses in Scottish waters.