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Year of Loss within alphabetic Location (119)

 
Aranmore Island to Gweebarra Bay

 

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ARANMORE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588UNKNOWNDANISH SAIL VESSELMASTS, TAR & PITCHBETWEEN ARDARAGH & ARANMORE; FOR SPAIN
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1600SACHARANSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON EAST SIDE OF,
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1767UNKNOWN CUSTOMS SAIL BARGESALTSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; FOR KILLYBEGS
e f i
1798UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCOPPERNEAR POLL DHUN
e
1828
SLIGO BRIG992 CASKS BUTTER & 182 CASES GENERALSANK IN STORM NEAR DUCK ISLAND, S.W. OF ARANMORE
d f h
1846MARINERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
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1847LADY FRANCESSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
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1847SEA FLOWERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
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1854MARCHIONESS OF CLYDESDALEBARQUE - 566 tonsUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE ON WEST SIDE OF; QUEBEC FOR GLASGOW
e
1877DUBLINWATERFORD IRON STEAMER - 240 tonsBALLASTAT SOUTH EAST POINT OF, INSIDE CALF ISLAND; KILLYBEGS FOR TROON
e f h
1879ACACIABRIG - 168 tonsUNKNOWNTRALEE FOR ARDROSSAN
e f h
1884AGRICOLABELFAST BRIG - 97 tonsCOALAT DUCK ISLAND; AYR FOR SLIGO
e f h
1888VINEARRANMORE YAWL - 2 tonsBALLASTAT AILEEN ROCKS
f
1905SHAMROCKTULLY ISLAND SAIL VESSEL - 4 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED BETWEEN ARRANMORE & OWEY ISLAND
e f
1907SAINT FINANDUBLIN LUGGER - 6 tonsBALLASTWENT ASHORE ON INISHINNY ISLAND
f
1907SHAMROCKARRANMORE YAWL - 3 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS IN CHAPEL SOUND
f
1911ST. ANN SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
e
1917BONIFACEARMED FREIGHTER - 3,799 tons400 TONS COPPER & LARGE AMOUNT OF STEELTORPEDOED BY U-53, 7 MILES NORTH-EAST BY NORTH OF; LIES IN 56m
e g
1917UNKNOWNSTEAMERUNKNOWN6 MILES WEST OF,
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1926
GREEK STEAMSHIP - 2,633 tonsMAIZENEAR THE PIER; CARGO SALVAGED; BRALIA FOR SLIGO
a e f h j
1933MANGONEWRY STEAMER - 250 tonsBALLASTON SOUTH SIDE IN CLADAGHLAHAN BAY; SLIGO FOR COLERAINE
e f h
1935ARANMORE FERRYOPEN FERRYBOATPASSENGERSNEAR PIER; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
e h
1936GREENHAVENNEWCASTLE MOTOR VESSEL - 487 tonsBALLASTAT ROANINISH REEF; MOSTLY SALVAGED; BALLINA FOR BELFAST
e f
1983GOD'S TEARAMERICAN YACHTCREWIN BARNEY'S BAY, ON WEST SIDE OF; FLORIDA FOR U.K.
e f h
 
 
BALLYBOYLE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1894

WILLIEMENIADONEGAL CUTTER - 10 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
e f h
 
 
BALLYHORISKY POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1864LOTUSSAIL VESSEL - 165 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
e h
1896THREE BROTHERSSTRANRAER SCHOONER - 57 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED AT RINBOY ROCK; MARYPORT FOR DUNFANAGHY
e f h
 
 
BALLYSHANNON
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1798
THAMESSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN BAY; CORK FOR LIMERICK
f
1811
JOHNLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN HARBOUR; PROBABLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f
1812
BETSYSMACKUNKNOWNAT BAR MOUTH
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1812
HAVKORNENNORWEGIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT BAR MOUTH
e f h
1812
ROSESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT BAR MOUTH
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1829
ISABELLAGLASGOW SAIL VESSEL - 61 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
e f
1830
HUSKISSONSAIL VESSELOATSON BAR; CARGO PART SALVAGED
e f i
1831
DOVESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS; DRONDHEIM FOR BALLYSHANNON
e
1833
ROSEAYR SAIL VESSEL - 56 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f g h
1835
BENJAMIN NICKELSONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h
1839
BETSYBRIGDEALON ROCKS AT KILDONY; ST. JOHN'S N.B. FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h
1840
BRITANNIABRIGTIMBERWRECKED ON BAR; ST. JOHNS N.B. FOR SLIGO
e f i
1840
LOUISASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; FOR LIVERPOOL
e f i
1841
CARRYWELLSAIL VESSELCOALPOSSIBLY REFLOATED,
e
1842
HENRY VOLANTBRIGTIMBERSTRANDED & WRCKED ON BAR; QUEBEC FOR BALLYSHANNON; OTHER SOURCE SAYS 1812
e f i
1849
LOUISA CONNOLYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWRECKED AT BAR MOUTH; FROM CANADA; OTHER SOURCE SAY 1842
e f
1849
UNKNOWNPRUSSIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
e h
1851
NAISLIVERPOOL SCHOONER - 140 tonsUNKNOWN3 MILES EAST-NORTH-EAST OF,
e
1873
PRIDEMANX SCHOONER - 75 tonsDEALS, BAGGED GRAIN, IRON INGOTS & GENERALAT BAR MOUTH; BELFAST FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f
1874
ANNEFOWEY SCHOONER - 73 tonsCHINA CLAYAT BAR MOUTH; CHARLESTOWN FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h
1880
ADA LETITASWANSEA SCHOONER - 96 tonsCHINA CLAY OTHER SOURCES SAY 1833; TEIGHNMOUTH FOR BALLYSHANON
e f h
1884
ROCKABILLLIVERPOOL IRON STEAMER - 136 tonsGENERAL & PASSENGERSAT BAR MOUTH; LIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h
1884
TRIOBRIGDEALS & BATTENSAT BAR MOUTH; FROM NEW BRUNSWICK
e
1884
WIDOWBELFAST BRIG - 90 tonsTIMBERAT BAR MOUTH; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR BARROW
e f h
1911
EMERALDSLIGO SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTAT COOLMORE AFTER BREAKING MOORINGS
f
1911
MORNING STARSLIGO SAIL VESSEL - 2 tonsBALLASTAT COOLMORE
f
1925
WHINESTONECOLLIERCOALNEAR,
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1932
TEXA
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STEAM COLLIER - 186 tonsCOKEON SOUTH ROCK AT; BOILER VISIBLE; PRESTON FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h

1934

WHITEABBEYSTEEL 2 MASTED BARQUE - 263 tonsCOALAT BAR MOUTH; WHITEHAVEN FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f h
 
 
BALLYTEIGUE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1639

PHOENIXSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
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BRUCKLESS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1813
FISHING BOATSOPEN SAIL BOATSBALLASTPROBABLY SALVAGED
f

1839

LIONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
e f i
 
 
BUNBEG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1899ACCEPTORKETCH - 30 tonsBOG OREBUNBEG FOR PORT DUNDAS
e
1929SHEILAMOTOR YACHTBALLASTFOUNDERED AFTER CATCHING FIRE, AT CLADY RIVER; BALLYCASTLE FOR SLIGO
e f h
1934UNKNOWNYAWLSEAWRACKAT INISHINNY ISLAND NEAR,
e f
 
 
BUNDORAN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1941UNKNOWNLERWICK FLYING BOATCREWOFF,
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1944
UNKNOWN
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BOEING B17 FLYING FORTRESSCREWCRASH LANDED ON TULLAN STRAND; RAN OUT OF FUEL ON TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT U.S. TO N.I.
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BURTONPORT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1247
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR CRUIT ISLAND
e
1588
UNKNOWNSMALL ARMADA VESSELCREWAT CLOUGHGLASS
e
1854
SALACIABARQUETIMBERAT KEADUE, NORTH OF; QUEBEC FOR GLASGOW
e
1869
CAROLINEBRIG - 98 tonsKELPAT CLOUGHGLASS, KILCARN FOR GLASGOW
e f
1894
UNKNOWNSTEAMERCOTTON BALESOFFSHORE
e i
1933
MANGEUNKNOWNBALLASTNONE
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1935
CARLINGFORDSTEAMERUNKNOWNNEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
e g
1940
EMPRESS OF BRITAIN
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LINER - 42,348 tonsPASSENGERS, SUGAR, GOVERNMENT STORES & 10 MILLON IN GOLD, & 35 MILLION IN SILVERBOMBED & TORPEDOED 50 MILES WEST OF; CANADA FOR LIVERPOOL; LIES UPSIDE DOWN MOSTLY INTACT IN 160m; PART SALVAGED; HAS BEEN DIVED
a e f
1972
ANNA MARINADANISH MOTOR VESSEL - 400 tonsBALLASTSTRUCK ROCKS IN HARBOUR AREA; PROBABLY REFLOATED
e f
1972
PRIDE OF THE OCEANHALF DECKERBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED
e i
1981
DUBLIN HEAVY TRAWLER - 245 tonsFISH100 YDS SOUTH-EAST OF BULLIGNAMIRRA ROCK; LIES IN 28m
b e f h j
 
 
CARRIGAN HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1907
ALEXANDRIACULDAFF LUGGER - 30 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED
f

1940

ORIENT STARMOTOR FISHING VESSELFISHSTRUCK HEAD; FOR KILLYBEGS
e h
 
 
CASTLEPORT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1870
CAROLINESAIL VESSEL - 98 tonsUNKNOWNAT POLLIN
h

1911

ST. GERARD MAJELLASLIGO LUGGER - 15 tonsBALLASTWENT ASHORE AFTER BREAKING MOORINGS
f
 
 
CULADUFF BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1874

CHRISTIANSAIL VESSEL - 72 tonsUNKNOWN2 MILES WEST OF,
e h
 
 
DERRYBEG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1870

INABELFAST BRIGANTINEUNKNOWN2 MILES NORTH WEST OF CARRICK STRAND
e

1927

NEPHRITEGLASGOW STEAMER - 673 tonsCOALAT UMFIN ISLAND (URRAFIN ISL.?); AYR FOR GALWAY
e f i
 
 
DOAGHBEG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1861

MARIASCHOONER - 64 tonsKELPSTRANDED & WRECKED
e f h
 
 
DONEGAL TOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1833NANCYCARLISLE SAIL VESSEL - 73 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF,
e g
1850LOUISAGIRVAN SCHOONER - 62 tonsSALTON BAR; CARGO PARTLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
e f
1853FLORENCEUNKNOWNUNKNOWNDONEGAL FOR OPPORTO
e
1876GOLDSTREAMNOVA SCOTIA SAIL VESSEL - 166 tonsCORNSTRUCK DOORAN ROCK; FROM BOSTON
e
1894ELIZABETHDONEGAL YAWL - 3 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
f
1894MAID OF ERRINDONEGAL CUTTER - 3 tonsBALLASTSUNK IN COLLISION BETWEN PIERS; PROBABLY SALVAGED
f
1905MAID OF ERINYAWL - 14 tonsBALLASTSUNK IN COLLISION OFF,
f
1905VICTORYYAWL - 14 tonsBALLASTSUNK IN COLLISION OFF,
f
 
 
DONEGAL BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1764UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELPRESERVED SALMON FOUNDERED; LEITH FOR EAST INDIES
e f i
1796NANCYSAIL VESSELRAW COTTONSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; SAVANNAH FOR LANCASTER
e f h
1811KILMARNOCKTROON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED& WRECKED; FOR TROON
e
1814TAUNTONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSLIGO FOR GREENOCK
f
1820KITTYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNKILLALA FOR LIVERPOOL
e g
1837ANN GRANTALLOA SAIL VESSEL - 378 tonsTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED
f
1853IDA GESINADUTCH GALLIOT - 145 tonsINDIAN CORNHIT UNCHARTED ROCK; FROM GALATZ
e f h
1854MARGARETFISHING SAIL VESSELBALLASTFOUNDERED
f
1890MARGARETDONEGAL PLEASURE SMACK - 2 tonsPASSENGERSCAPSIZED
e f
1895JANE SHEARERSCHOONERUNKNOWNNONE
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1935MALAGAFLEETWOOD STEAM TRAWLERFISHNONE
e h
1940PEARLMOORNEWCASTLE STEAMER - 4,581 tonsIRON ORE TORPEDOED BY U-62, 80 MILES WEST OF; PEPEL FOR IMMINGHAM
a e f 1
1944UNKNOWNRCAF SUNDERLAND FLYING BOATCREWIN BAY; 423 SQUADRON; FROM CASTLE ARCHDALE
e
1994ROSCOIRISH TUGBALLAST FOUNDERED IN BAY; BURTONPORT FOR SLIGO
e f
 
 
GLASHEEDY ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1945

UNKNOWNU-BOATCREWBETWEEN ISLAND & MAINLAND
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GLENAGIVNEY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1841

EVIR ALLENSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLURED ASHORE
h
 
 
GLENCOLMBCILLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1832GRASSENNORWEGIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; CARGO SALVAGED; BERGEN FOR NAPLES
e f i
1850COMMERCESAIL VESSEL COALIN GLEN BAY; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
e
1870SYDNEYGREENOCK FULL RIGGED - 1,118 tonsTIMBERHIT GLEN HEAD AT STURRALL; QUEBEC FOR GREENOCK
e f h
1898ST. COLUMBGLENCOLMKILLE SAIL VESSEL - 2 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED IN GLEN BAY
f
1988ST. PATRICKIRISH TRAWLER - 21 ft.FISHAT TORALAYDEN ISLAND, PORTHILL
e f h
 
 
GOLA ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1856MARY PARSONSLUXURY YACHTUNKNOWNYEAR APPROXIMATE
g h
1863UNKNOWNBRIGANTINE - 180 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
e
1876ALERTABERYSTWYTH SMACK - 45 tonsBALLASTNEAR BALLYCONNELL ROCKS; BALLYSHANNON FOR BUNBEG
e f
1908BENCORGALWAY LUGGER - 15 tonsBALLASTAT BO ISLAND AFTER BREAKING MOORINGS
e f
 
 
GWEEBARRA BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1852

PRINCE ALBERTMALTESE BRIG - 213 tonsCOAL & PIG IRONAT BOYLAGH BAY NEAR GWEEBARRA RIVER; GLASGOW FOR TRIESTE
e f
1908
SUNBEAMROSBEG LUGGER - 18 tonsBALLASTON INISKEEL ISLAND AFTER BREAKING MOORINGS
f

1956

GREENHAVENNEWCASTLE DIESEL COASTER - 488 tonsUNKNOWNRONINIS REEF, PART SALVAGED; BALLINA FOR BELFAST
h
 
 
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
"Dive Sites"
by
Ivor McCaw
NIFSAC "Viz" Magazine (1988)
c
"Donegal, An Exploration"
by
J.J. Tohill
Donegal Democrat Ltd 1976
d
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Ian Wilson
Impact Printing 1998 - ISBN: 094815456X
e
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Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
f
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by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
g
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
h
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
i
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by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721

j

"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
2
Internet 2006
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