Jufron Ingester: Isbister Holm, Whalsay Skerries, North Sea

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Alternative Names Whalsay; Whalsey; Jufron Ingester
Site Type BRIG (18TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 242269
Site Number HU66SW 8009
NGR HU 604 643
Council SHETLAND ISLANDS
Parish MARITIME - SHETLAND ISLANDS
Former Region SHETLAND ISLANDS AREA
Former District MARITIME
Former County NOT APPLICABLE
Datum Datum not recorded
NGR Desc HU c. 604 643
Form Casualty
Latitude N 60 21.5
Longitude W 0 54.3

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Archaeological Notes

HU66SW 8009 c. 604 643
N60 21.5 W0 54.3

NLO: Isbister Holm [name: HU 604 643]
Whalsay [name centred HU 56 63].

Jufron Ingester: [max. date] 1778
260 tons [gross]. Ireland to Copenhagen. Cargo of skins, tallow and coarse hose. Crew saved except one .Cargo lost
Archive Ref: SA D6/292/1 p33; Mills Diary; ST 10/11/1877
MS/3025, no. 699.

(Classified as brig, with cargo of tallow and hides: date of loss cited as 12 November 1778). Jufron Ingester: this vessel was wrecked on Isbister Holm, Whalsey [Whalsay]. Capt. Tummen.
Registration: Copenhagen. 260 tons burthern.
(Location of loss cited as N60 21.5 W0 54.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The Whalsay Skerries are not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map, but the name presumably applies to the scattered skerries to the E and SE of Whalsay, around East Linga [name: HU 615 623].
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 April 2003.

2011
 REFERENCE

Project Project Adair - Whittaker data upload.

Notes Whittaker ID : 6772
Name : JUFRON INGESTER
Latitude : 602130
Longitude : 5400
Registration : COPENHAGEN
Type : BRIG
Tonnage : 260
Tonnage Code : B
Loss Day : 12
Loss Month : 11
Loss Year : 1778
Comment : Wrecked on Isbister Holm, Whalsey. Capt. Tummen
Cargo : TALLOW, HIDES


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Books and References

Whittaker, I G (1998) Off Scotland: a comprehensive record of maritime and aviation losses in Scottish waters, Edinburgh
Page(s): 36 Held at RCAHMS E.5.14.WHI

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