August: Aberlady Bay, Firth Of Forth
- HER number: MEL9186
- Site Name: August: Aberlady Bay, Firth Of Forth
- Grid Reference: 0 0
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- Marine Casualty (19th Century, Post Medieval)
- Summary: Wreck, 1840
- Description: NT48SW 8016 unlocated
Possibly on map sheet NT48SE.
NLO: Aberlady Bay [name centred NT 457 808]
Gullane Sands [name centred NT 455 815].
Leith, 26th May. `The AUGUST, Ehlert, from hence to St Davids, was driven from her moorings in these roads yesterday morning during a gale, and ran on shore in Aberlady Bay.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 8182, London, Friday May 29 1840.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7561).
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 July 2005.
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