Mars Rocks

Mars Rocks ANR C NO651002 1 364 0m

Mars Rocks 1960 Eggeling 1985, 249

vessel-name Mars + SSE rock

‘The Mars, a small Latvian cargo steamer of 540 tons ... went aground on North Ness [right beside Mars Rocks] in moderate fog in the early morning of 19th May 1936, whilst on her way to Methil to load coal’, the origin of the name Mars Rocks (Eggeling 1985, 45, 249; for more details see NMRS NO60SE 8002). Eggeling code R.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3