Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
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- The Maria Charlotte wrecked at an unknown location on Shetland. All eight crewmembers were lost.
- The vessel MD 835/935 drove from anchor and wrecked at an unidentified location on or near Shetland during or before 1899. All of the crew were saved.
- The Utility (PD559), a lug sail vessel of Peterhead, Scotland wrecked at an unidentified location on or near Shetland.
Robert Jamieson (1827-1899) dies
- An unidentified vessel reported wrecked on Foula around the middle of the month.
- The Rose (BF343),a wooden hulled lug sail vessel, or Gardenstown, Banff, Scotland, for Balta Sound, Unst, presumed wrecked at an unknown location between the Moray Firth, Scotland and Balta Sound in the second half of the month.
The Teal Duck a wooden hulled steam fishing trawler, registered in North Shields, Tyne & Wear, England was lost with all hands on South Ness, Foula.
By-election of the Lerwick Town Council.
James C. Mowat, crofter at Murrion, Eshaness and author of books on John Williamson, ("Johnnie Notions"), born.
A catch of 71 pilot whales were driven ashore at Sand Voe. This was the first whale grind there since 1855.