Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- An unidentified vessel, laden with a cargo of fish, is recorded as having stranded at Fitful Head, Dunrossness.
- An unidentified vessel, registered in The Netherlands is recorded as having wrecked near Uyea, Unst. All of the crew and most of the cargo was saved. Although the official record assigns this incident to Uyea, Unst, the possibility that it may have occured at Uyea, Northmavine cannot be entirely ruled out.
- Major Jacobite rebellion takes place in UK, ends 1746. For a while, it arguably severs Scotland from British control.
Swedish East Indiaman, Drotningen af Swerige (Queen of Sweden), wrecked in Lerwick harbour.
Swedish East Indiaman Stockholm wrecked in Dunrossness.
Robert Douglas, MP of Orkney and Shetland, dies.
Two girls from Uyea are blown by storms to Karmøy in Rogaland. Their descendants still live there.