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Loop Head to Spanish Point

 

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LOOP HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1794FLORACORK BRIGUNKNOWNNEAR; LISBON FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1796BON VISAGESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN KILLBAHA BAY; ST. UBES FOR LIMERICK
c
1814AURORABRIGUNKNOWNSANK NEAR; BELFAST FOR AMERICA
b c e
1818LONSDALESALTCOATES SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; LIMERICK FOR GREENOCK
b c d
1819MINERVABRIG - 168 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR LIGHTHOUSE; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1821HOPEBRIG - 146 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; LONDON FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1821UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELTIMBERON KILBAHA ROCKS,
b c
1822UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELSPIRITS & TOBACCONORTH OF; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c d
1826ALBIONHULL SAIL VESSELTIMBERBETWEEN LOOP HEAD & KILBAHA; MIRAMICHI FOR HULL
c
1848GANGESABERYSTWYTH SCHOONER - 67 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF; FROM ABERYSTWYTH
b c e
1871UNKNOWNGREEK COASTERUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1891HEROGLASGOW BRIGANTINE - 199 tonsCOALDRIVEN ASHORE NEAR KILCLOGHER; ARDROSSAN FOR LIMERICK;
b
1906
MORVEN
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GREENOCK 4 MASTED STEEL BARQUE - 2,150 tons3,500 TONS WHEATSTRANDED & WRECKED AT HORSE ISLAND; OREGON FOR LIMERICK
b c e
1913MARYMILFORD HAVEN KETCH - 103 tonsBUILDING MATERIALS STRANDED & WRECKED 3 MILES NORTH-EAST OF; BRIDGWATER FOR GALWAY
b c e
1917
PENHALE
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FALMOUTH ARMED STEAMER - 3,712 tonsSUGARTORPEDOED BY U-46, 80 MILES WEST-NORTH-WEST OF; HALIFAX FOR QUEENSTOWN
c
1917OSNORWEGIAN VESSEL - 900 tonsCOAL20 MILES NORTH OF; LLANELLY FOR KRISTINSAND
e
1917WARNERGLASGOW ARMED STEAMER - 1,273 tonsBALLASTTORPEDOED BY U-38 OFFSHORE
c
1918EUPIONLONDON STEAM TANKER - 3,575 tonsOILTORPEDOED BY UB-123, 10 MILES WEST OF; PHILADELPHIA FOR LIMERICK
a b c e
1941
FORT RICHEPANSE
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MOTORSHIP - 3,485 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED & TORPEDOED 480 MILES WEST OF,
a
1971TRUSTFULFISHING VESSELBALLASTOFF,
b
1999IOLAN CHLEIRESCHULL TRAWLER BALLASTSANK AFTER COLLISION WITH FRENCH TRAWLER "ASHLING" WEST OF,
f
2000EN ORIENTFRENCH TRAWLERBALLASTSWAMPED 60 MILES OFF,
b f
2003SHEARWATER II FISHING VESSEL BALLASTSANK UNDER TOW 58 MILES WEST-NORTH-WEST OF,
b
 
 
LURGA ROCKS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1847

UNKNOWN SAIL VESSELTURFNONE
b
 
 
MAL BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1783UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELRUM, SUGAR & COTTONFOUNDERED; FROM WEST INDIES
b c d
1783WILLIAMGALWAY SAIL VESSELBARK & EMPTY GLASS BOTTLESSTRANDED & WRECKED; BRISTOL FOR GALWAY
b c f
1795UNKNOWNWEST INDIAMANCOFFEE, RUM & SUGARFROM WEST INDIES
c
1796HOPESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; CHARLESTON FOR LONDON
c
1816CYRUSSAIL VESSELCOAL

NEWCASTLE FOR LIMERICK

b c d e
1816MELANTHOBRIG - 173 tonsWHEATSTRANDED & WRECKED; LIMERICK FOR BARCELONA
b c d e
1821PACIFICLIMERICK FULL RIGGER - 390 tonsTIMBERRAN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR LIMERICK
b c d e
1823GLENALDALELIVERPOOL SLOOP - 75 tonsUNKNOWNCARGO PART SALVAGED; AFRICA FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1833MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR LIMERICK
b c e
1835SARAH MARGARETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNGALWAY FOR NEW YORK
b
1849ANDREW WHITE BRIG - 241 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
b c e
1850SUCCESSORSUNDERLAND SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK REEF BETWEEN MUTTON & SEAFIELD
c e
1854NEPTUNEPORTUGESE SAIL VESSELCOALBETWEEN MUTTON ISLAND & SEAFIELD; LIVERPOOL FOR LISBON
b f
1861ARIOSTOSUNDERLAND SNOW - 295 tonsBALLASTWRECKED AT LITTLE CREEK
b c e
1907LEON XIIIFRENCH FULL RIGGER - 2,089 tonsWHEATAT SARSFIELD POINT; PORT PIRRIE FOR LIMERICK
b c e
1965
MOLLIAIRISH MOTOR TRAWLER - 67 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE & SANK 6 MILES OFF MUTTON HEAD
c
 
 
MATTLE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1800PERSEVERANCEWEST INDIAMANRAW COTTONSTRANDED & WRECKED; WEST INDIES FOR LIMERICK
b c e
1830UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
 
 
MOYNE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1839TARLIMERICK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c e
1839UNDINELIMERICK SCHOONERUNKNOWNEAST OF; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c e
1850CAROLINA MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR,
b
 
 
QUILTY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1798
UNKNOWNFRENCH BRIGCANNONWENT ASHORE
b

1817

6TH RATE MAN O'WAR - 399 tons16 x 24 POUNDER CARRONADE & 2 x 9 POUNDERSAT LOUGH DONNELL
b c e
 
 
REINVILLA BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1817

INVERNESSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b c e
 
 
SCATTERY ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588LA ANNUNCIADAARMADA SHIP - 703 tons275 TROOPS & 24 CARRIAGE MOUNTED CANNONSET ON FIRE & ABANDONED
b c e
1691UNKNOWNFRENCH MAN O'WARTROOPS HIT ROCKS & CAPSIZED OFF,
-
1795HIBBERTSLONDON FULL RIGGER - 405 tonsGENERAL & 6 x 4 POUNDER CARRIAGE MOUNTED GUNSDROVE ASHORE; JAMAICA FOR LONDON
c
1795KATTYLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1795MARTHA & ANNGREENOCK BRIG - 113 tonsUNKNOWNOFF; LIMERICK FOR DUBLIN
c
1831WINDSOR CASTLESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNMOSTLY SALVAGED
b d f
1838SHANNON PACKETPACKET VESSELUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1852ELIZAPORTMADOG SCHOONER - 59 tonsMEALAT SCATTERY ROADS; SLIGO FOR LONDON
b c e
1894HELENEIRON BARQUEBAGGED GRAINSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIMERICK FOR SAN FRANCISCO
b c e
1897UNKNOWNPILOT BOATCREWOFF,
b
1903MARTIN GUSTFULL RIGGER UNKNOWNAT BELVUE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c e
 
 
SEAFIELD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1889

ROSELIVERPOOL SCHOONER - 87 tonsKELPAT PIER; PROBABLY SALVAGED; FOR THE CLYDE
b c e
 
 
SHANNON ESTUARY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1690
UNKNOWNFRENCH FRIGATECREW & CANNONAT MOUTH OF,
b
1691
UNKNOWNFRENCH SAIL VESSELCREWSTRUCK ROCK DURING SEIGE OF LIMERICK
b
1691
UNKNOWNLONGBOATPAYMASTER'S CHEST & PLATEIN RIVER
b
1786
COMTE DILLONSAIL VESSELCONTRABANDAT MOUTH OF; INVOLVED IN SMUGGLING
c
1806
UNKNOWNCLARECASTLE SAIL VESSELCORNFOR LIMERICK
f
1814
ALICESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1816
UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT WHELP ROCK
b
1822
FARMER ABBY SAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNAT ENTRANCE TO; CLARE FOR GLASGOW
c
1825
ADEONADUMFRIES SNOW - 256 tonsUNKNOWNSTRUCK HOGSHEAD ROCKS; CARGO SALVAGED; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b c
1826
MOUNTAINEERPADDLE STEAMERPASSENGERSSTRUCK MOUNTAINEER ROCK, OFF DRUMINEER
b f
1828
MYRTLEBRIG - 100 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
b c d
1832
AMITYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT MOUTH OF; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
b c f
1832
CICEROSAIL VESSEL - 434 tonsUNKNOWNSTRUCK REEVES ROCKS; PART SALVAGED; LIMERICK FOR QUEBEC
b c d f
1835
DEFIANCELIMERICK SAIL VESSEL - 35 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED,
b c d
1842
MARSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK WHELP ROCK; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED
b f
1868
LADY LANSDOWNELIMERICK IRON PADDLE STEAMER - 148 tonsBALLASTSANK AT MOORINGS; OTHER SOURCE SAYS 1855
b c f
1889
VENUSKILRUSH SMACK - 60 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF BEEVES ROCK LIGHTHOUSE; KILRUSH FOR LIMERICK
c
1957
UNKNOWNDUTCH AIRCRAFTDIAMONDSDIAMONDS RECOVERED
b
2000
MILFORD EAGLE TRAWLER - 295 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE 150 MILES WEST OF SHANNON
e
 
 
SPANISH POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1916

KELPPORT STANLEY SCHOONER - 315 tons - 127.5 x 26 x 11ft.MAHOGANY & GENERALSTRANDED & WRECKED; FALKLANDS FOR LONDON
b c e
 
 
UNKNOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1806CLARELIMERICK SLOOPTEA & SUGARFOUNDERED NEAR GRASS ISLAND; LIMERICK FOR ENNIS
b f
1806UNKNOWNCLARECASTLE SAIL VESSELCORNOFF; FOR LIMERICK
b
1818HOPESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON TEAREAGHT COAST; GLASGOW FOR SLIGO
c
1821DANDYSMUGGLING CUTTERCONTRABAND & 16 GUNSOFF,
b
1828UNKNOWNLIMERICK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT MONEY POINT,
b
1829HELENNEWCASTLE SAIL VESSELTIMBEROFF; USA FOR NEWCASTLE
b
1834TRITONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF CO. CLARE; FOR LIMERICK
b e
1851JOHNRUSSIAN BARQUEUNKNOWNDROVE ASHORE IN GALWAY BAY??; FROM ODESSA
c e
1851OWEN GLENDOWERYACHTCREWOFF,
b
1886UNKNOWNSCHOONERUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1894GRECIANBRIG - 521 tonsCOALON THE COAST??; CARGO SALVAGED
c f
1894NICHOLASGREEK BRIGCOALAT CAPPAGH; CARGO SALVAGED
b
1895HECLADANISH STEAMERUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1900MARIASMACK - 50 tonsUNKNOWNAT ROCKY ISLAND
b
1901ST. PATRICKCUTTER - 9 tonsUNKNOWN2 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF DOOHOONA; FROM WESTPORT
b
1916
TULIP H.M.S. (Q12)
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SLOOP - 1,250 tonsCREWSUNK BY U-BOAT OFF,
b
1917BRISTOL CITYSTEAMER - 2,511 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-94 OFF,
b
1917BULGARIANSTEAMER - 2,515 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-84 OFF,
b
1917GEORGE PYMANWEST HARTLEPOOL STEAMER - 3,859 tonsSUGARTORPEDOED BY U-49 OFFSHORE; CIENFUEGOS FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c
1917HUGO HAMILTONSWEDISH MOTORSHIP - 2,584 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1917LEWISHAMSTEAMER - 2810 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-46 OFF,
b
1917LUXSTEAMER - 2,621 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-60 OFF,
b
1917ROSARIOSTEAMER - 1,821 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY UC-55 OFF,
b
1917TUNISIEFRENCH STEAMER - 3,246 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-43 OFF WEST IRELAND
a b
1918HUNTSCLIFFCARGO STEAMER - 5,442 tonsOATSFOUNDERED 120 MILES OFF IRISH COAST; MONTREAL FOR UK
a
1939
LOVLAND
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NORWEGIAN STEAMER - 2,389 tonsUNKNOWNAT MONEY POINT; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; ARDROSSAN FOR PUGNASH
b
1940KAYESONSTEAMER - 4,606 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 675 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; LIVERPOOL FOR MONTEVIDEO
a
1940
LADY GLANELY
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MOTORSHIP - 5,497 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 400 MILES WEST OF IRELAND, VANCOUVER FOR LONDON
a
1940
MOHAMED ALI EL-KEBIR
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EGYPTIAN STEAMER - 7,527 tonsPASSENGERSTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1940
NIRITOS
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GREEK STEAMER - 3,854 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1940
STEINSTAD
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NORWEGIAN STEAMER - 2,477 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 50 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1941KATETAN STRATIS GREEK STEAMER - 3,574 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1941
LANGLEEGORSE
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STEAMER - 4,524 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED AND SUNK 200 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; DURBAN FOR LONDON
a
1941VESPASIANNORWEGIAN STEAMER - 1,570 tons BALLASTBOMBED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1944U-271GERMAN SUBMARINECREWBOMBED BY AIRCRAFT WEST OF,
b
1946STAR OF CAIROAIRPLANECREWNEAR RINNANA ROCKS
b
1981MOUGASSPANISH MOTOR TRAWLER - 276 tons
BALLAST
FOUNDERED OFFSHORE
c
 
 
SOURCE PUBLICATIONS:
a
"Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962"
by
Charles Hocking
London Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474
b
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
c
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
d
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
e
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
f
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721

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