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HER Number:MDV57603
Name:Wreck of the Eclipse off Hartland Point

Summary

Site of the wreck of the Eclipse, a merchant barque wrecked 3 miles south west of Hartland Point in 1865.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 21 25
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUnknown
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishOFFSHORE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SS22NW34
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NW/37

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, XIX - 1865 AD to 1865 AD)

Full description

National Monuments Record, SS22NW34 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV339924.

Merchant barque, Eclipse, wrecked 3 miles south west of Hartland Point in 1865. Crew of 12, of whom 1 was lost, and 2 passengers. Registered at Dartmouth. Sailing from London to Swansea in coal and ballast.


Untitled Source (Photograph). SDV339923.


Unknown, 1905, Untitled Source, 24 (Article in Serial). SDV337065.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1973, 1156 (Cartographic). SDV767.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1974, 1164b (Cartographic). SDV769.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1978, 2675 (Cartographic). SDV772.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1178 (Cartographic). SDV770.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1179 (Cartographic). SDV771.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1980, 1123 (Cartographic). SDV766.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 47 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337065Article in Serial: Unknown. 1905. Hartland and West Country Chronicle. 111. Unknown. 24.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 47.
SDV339923Photograph: Photograph (Paper).
SDV339924National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. SS22NW34. National Monuments Record Index. Unknown.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV767Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1973. 1156. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV769Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1164b. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV771Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1179. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV772Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1978. 2675. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2015 8:50AM