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HER Number:MDV58198
Name:Wreck of the Paquebot-de-Brest at Abbotsham Rocks

Summary

Site of the wreck of the a French merchant brigantine stranded and lost Abbotsham Rocks in 1867.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 40 27
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
Civil ParishAlwington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/204

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, XIX - 1867 AD to 1867 AD)

Full description

NMR, SS43SW34 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV341053.

Paquebot-de-Brest. French merchant brigantine stranded and lost at SS45322482 (sic), near Abbotsham ocks, 1867, in northerly wind force 10. Built 1865. Crew 6 (all lost). Cargo: coal


Board of Trade, 1867, Untitled Source (Unknown). SDV341054.

Other details: 36(468) Part II, Table 21.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1974, 1160f (Cartographic). SDV9839.


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


Larn, R., 1974, Devon Shipwrecks, 262 (Monograph). SDV741.

Lost 1/12/1867.


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


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


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


Larn, R. + Larn, B., 1995, Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset (Monograph). SDV763.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 305 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 305.
SDV341053National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS43SW34. NMR Index. Digital.
SDV341054Unknown: Board of Trade. 1867. Wreck Return. Unknown.
SDV741Monograph: Larn, R.. 1974. Devon Shipwrecks. Devon Shipwrecks. Hardback Volume. 262.
SDV763Monograph: Larn, R. + Larn, B.. 1995. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Hardback Volume.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV769Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1164b. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV772Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1978. 2675. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV9839Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1160f. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2016 10:40AM