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Inishark to Straw Island

 

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INISHARK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1800AURORASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; LISBON FOR DUBLIN
d e
1825ENDEAVOURDUMFRIES SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1825LADY COOTEGREENOCK BRIG - 157 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1825LADY MCKENZIEGREENOCK SCHOONER - 92 tonsUNKNOWNKILRUSH FOR GREENOCK
d e
1825WILLIAM PEEL HARRINGDON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
e
1856REFORMERBRIG - 145 tons WHEATON SOUTHERLY POINT OF,
f
1870FLASHDUBLIN BRIGANTINE - 122 tonsUNKNOWNFROM LIMERICK
d f
1906CLARADUBLIN SCHOONER - 70 tonsKERBSTONESSTRUCK ROCKS ON WEST SIDE OF; BLACKSOD FOR LONDON
d
1943
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LIVERPOOL STEAMER - 6,348 tons/445ft.BALLASTON REEF, WELL SCATTERED; NORTH AFRICA FOR THE CLYDE
a d f
 
 
INISHEER ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1917OCEAN SCOUTNAVAL DRIFTER - 200 tonsUNKNOWNOFF LIGHTHOUSE
e
1992OCEAN TRAMPTRAWLER - 33ft.UNKNOWN1.5 MILES WEST OF; FENIT FOR WESTPORT
f
 
 
INISHMAAN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1968

ARD ANGUSTRAWLERFISHBETWEEN INIS MAAN & INISHMORE
f

1986

UNKNOWNTRAWLERFISHIN SOUND BETWEEN INISHEER
f
 
 
INISHMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1835WOODBINESAIL VESSEL - 195 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
f
1879DON QUIXOTEAMERICAN BRIGANTINE - 425 tonsPETROLIUM OIL WEST SIDE OF; NEW YORK FOR LIMERICK
d f
1902CLEAR THE WAYDUBLIN YAWL - 2 tonsBALLASTWRECKED ON MANISTRA STRAND
d
1903LIVELY LASSARAN SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 1 MILE OFF KILRONAN PIER
d
1906HEROARAN DANDY - 18 tonsBALLASTWRECKED NEAR KILLEANY BAY
d
1906ST. MICHAELARAN YAWL - 5 tonsBALLASTWRECKED AT PORTMURVY BAY
d
1938TRANIOMILFORD HAVEN STEAM TRAWLER - 276 tonsBALLASTWRECKED IN KILLEANY BAY; FROM MILFORD HAVEN
d
1987BOY PAURICCLOGHERHEAD TRAWLER - 80ft.FISHNEAR LIGHTHOUSE ON NORTH TIP OF,
f
 
 
INISHTURK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1915ATLANTAGLASGOW ARMED STEAMER - 519 tons1 x 12 POUNDER STERN GUN & EMPTY BARRELSBOMBED BY U-BOAT; GALWAY FOR GLASGOW
d
 
 
IOLAN AN DA BHRANNOG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1823UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELTIMBERNONE
-
1861RAMBLERBRISTOL SCHOONER - 55 tonsBRICKS & PASSENGERSAT LIGHTHOUSE; BRISTOL FOR TRALEE
d f
 
 
KILLARY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1998
ISLAND SUPPLY MOTOR VESSELBALLASTSUNK WHILE UNDER TOW NEAR, LIES IN 25m
3

2007

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WOODEN BIM MOTOR FISHING VESSEL - 50 ft.BALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS; LIES IN 18m NORTH-EAST OF ROSSROE PIER, KILLARY HARBOUR
c h 4
 
 
MULL OF GALWAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1780

WILLIAM BARRPRIVATEERCANNONPOSSIBLY GALLOWAY
a
 
 
MURAGH BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1839

COURIERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
-
 
 
MUTTON ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1822MARGARETBRIG - 155 tons12 x 6 POUNDER CARRIAGE CANNONSTRANDED & WRECKED; QUEBEC FOR CORK
d e
1831CYCLOPSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNABANDONED & DROVE ASHORE
b d g
1850PROGRESSORBRIGOATSNONE
f
1850SUCCESSORSAIL VESSEL - 294 TONSUNKNOWNBETWEEN SEAFIELD POINT & MUTTON ISLAND
b f
1881ST. PATRICKSAIL FISHING VESSELBALLASTOFF; FROM CLADDAGH
b
1884NO NAMEGALWAY SAIL VESSEL - 5 tonsWOODEN BOXESFOUNDERED 3 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF MUTTON ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE; GALWAY FOR CARNA
d
1889LILYBRIGCOALNORTH SHIELDS FOR GALWAY
f
1896
GOOD LUCKGALWAY SAIL VESSEL - 5 tonsBALLASTWRECKED NEAR MUTTON ISLAND
d
1914NORDLYSETNORWEGIAN STEEL BARQUE - 1,593 TONSDEALS & TIMBERON MUTTON ISLAND; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; RIMOUSKI FOR GALWAY
d f
1916THOMAS GRAYLONDON KETCH - 70 TONSMANURE0.5 MILES WEST BY SOUTH OF MUTTON ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE; PLYMOUTH FOR GALWAY
d f
1917MAJESTICGALWAY KETCH - 47 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE AT MOORINGS 0.5 MILES NORTH EAST OF,
d
1962JUNEGRONINGEN MOTOR VESSELBALLASTON REEF AT; SLIGO FOR GALWAY
b d f
1964KARELDUTCH COASTERUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
f
1965MOLLIATRAWLERFISH6 MILES OFF, CAUGHT FIRE
f
 
 
ROUNDSTONE BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1805CONSTANCE H.M.S.ARMED CUTTER CREWDRIVEN ASHORE IN STORM
d f
1822DAVIDGLASGOW FULL RIGGER - 390 tonsTIMBERPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; ST. JOHN'S FOR GLASGOW
d e
1825DIANASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCLARE FOR KILRUSH
d e
1830QUEEN ADELAIDESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED BETWEEN ROUNDSTONE & SLINE HEAD ; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
d g
1842OCEAN QUEENLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELSUGAR & RUMSTRANDED & WRECKED; DEMERARA FOR LIVERPOOL
d g
1852MARIONUNKNOWNUNKNOWNGLASGOW FOR GRENEDA
f
1889HELENBRIG - 100 tonsKELPCLARE FOR SCOTLAND
f
1889MCDARAROUNDSTONE SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED IN BAY
d
1909RIVALGALWAY KETCH - 29 tonsSALT & FISHWRECKED ON FLOOR ROCK; ROUNDSTONE FOR GALWAY
d
1918PRETTY POLLYFISHING SMACK - 19 tonsBALLASTSHELLED BY U-BOAT
d
 
 
SLYNE HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1782RICHARDLIVERPOOL FULL RIGGER - 350 tons10 x 4 POUNDER CARRIAGE GUNS, RUM & COTTONJAMAICA FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1793NATHANIELBRIG - 84 tonsUNKNOWNBENGAL FOR OSTEND
d e
1795NANCYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBRISTOL FOR WESTPORT
f
1826UNICORNABERDEEN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT BALLYCONEELY NORTH OF,
d e
1834JAMESSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCLYDE FOR GALWAY
f
1839UNIONSCHOONEROATS2 MILES OFF,
-
1840HOPESAIL VESSELTIMBERFOUNDERED 10 LEAGUES OFFSHORE; FROM QUEBEC
d g
1841EUGENESAIL VESSEL - 200 tonsTIMBERABANDONED OFF; FROM ST. JOHN N.B.
b d g
1863LIRIOPELIVERPOOL BARQUE - 308 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR,
d
1881CATHARINE JANEMILFORD BRIG - 150 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED OFFSHORE; CARDIFF FOR TRALEE
d
1902LILLYCASHEL PILOT CUTTER - 6 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 1 MILE SOUTH OF WILD BELLOWS ROCK
d
1941MASHONA H.M.S.DESTROYER - 1,870 tons8 x 4.7 INCH, 7 x AA GUNS & 2 x TT GUNSBOMBED BY GERMAN AIRCRAFT 50 MILES OFF; WAS SHADOWING THE "BISMARK"
d g
1998SEADOGTRAWLER - 125 tonsBALLAST150 MILES OFF,
g
2000
AROSA
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SPANISH TRAWLER - 248 tonsBALLASTSTRUCK ROCKS AT INISGOODLE
d g
 
 
SPIDDAL
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1850
FRIENDSHIPCARDIFF SCHOONER - 83 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR,
f
1877
ST. PATRICKGALWAY SAIL VESSEL - 15 tonsOATSSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; COSTELL BAY FOR GALWAY
d
1888
LASSFURNISH ISLAND SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsGENERALSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR HARBOUR; SPIDDAL FOR FURNISH ISLAND
d
1890
ST. MICHAELGALWAY SAIL VESSEL - 15 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED ON AWLEEN ROCK; SPIDDAL FOR TOUREEN
d
 
 
STRAW ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1892
BRANDONLIMERICK IRON STEAMER - 307 tonsKELPSTRANDED & WRECKED; SEAFIELD FOR BOWLING RIVER
d
1902
WAYSIDE FLOWERGALWAY SMACK - 30 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED
d
1903
JANET & ANNCHESTER SCHOONER - 77 tonsFLAGSTONESSTRANDED & WRECKED
d f
1912
WILD WAVEGALWAY KETCH - 28 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
d
 
 
UNKNOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1782UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELSUGAR & RUMAT BENOWEN
g
1791
CHARLES & MARGARETFULL RIGGER - 252 tonsUNKNOWNBELFAST FOR DRONDHEIM
a d
1792CHARLESTONGREENOCK BRIG - 155 tonsUNKNOWNOFFSHORE; GREENOCK FOR CHARLESTON
d
1800PEARLSAIL VESSELCOALON WEST COAST; AYR FOR DUBLIN
d
1826CROSTHWAITEBRIG - 188 tonsUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE & WRECKED AT FEIRNICH ISLAND; ST. ANDREWS N.B. FOR LIMERICK
d
1826UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT CALLANEAR??
d
1830BLACKSTONEWHITBY SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT LOUGHATAILLE??
d g
1832RIVALBRIGTROOPSON WEST COAST; CLYDE FOR OPORTO
d g
1834
ISABELLASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF GALWAY COAST; CLYDE FOR CLARE
e
1840ORIONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED ON GALWAY COAST; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR LIVERPOOL
d g
1848MARY ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT KINGSTOWN HARBOUR??; NEW YORK FOR DUBLIN
d
1854JANNETAYR SMACK - 30 tonsSALTRAN ASHORE IN CLANYARD BAY??; LIVERPOOL FOR GREENOCK
d
1912AMAZONGALWAY KETCH - 35 tonsBALLASTAT BALLHOUGHAN??; BALLHOUGHAN FOR GALWAY
d
1915FRODEDANISH STEAMER - 1,875 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1916GENISTA H.M.S.SLOOP MINESWEEPER - 1,250 tonsCREWTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a b
1917ANNE MARIENORWEGIAN VESSEL - 441 tonsGUANOSHELLED & SUNK OFF WEST COAST; FRAY BENTOS FOR SALOTH
b
1917
CHARILAOS TRICOUPISGREEK STEAMER - 2,475 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED WEST OF,
a
1917FORTUNATAITALIAN STEAMER - 3,348 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF WEST COAST OF IRELAND
a
1917SIBERIERBELGIAN STEAMER - 2,968 TONSUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND
a
1938HAVMANNNORWEGIAN STEAMER - 1,342 tonsUNKNOWNLOST IN STORM WEST OF IRELAND
a
1939FANAD HEADSTEAMER - 5,200 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED WEST OF IRELAND; MONTREAL FOR BELFAST
a
1939THRASYVOULOSGREEK STEAMER - 3,693 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 160 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1940
BLAIRMORE
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STEAMER - 4,141 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-37, 700 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
2
1940
CLAN MENZIES
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STEAMER - 7,336 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-99, 250 MILES WEST OF,
a b 2
1940CLINTONIASTEAMER - 3,106 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED WEST OF,
a
1940
EMPIRE MERCHANT
MOTORSHIP - 4864 tons
UNKNOWN
TORPEDOED OFF WEST IRELAND; AVONMOUTH FOR KINGSTON, JAMAICA
a
1940FELLSIDESTEAMER - 3,509 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 130 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; TEES FOR SYDNEY N.S.
a
1940GLENMOORMOTORSHIP - 4,393 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 200 MILES OFF WEST IRELAND; CARDIFF FOR ALEXANDRIA
a
1940
MONTROSE
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STEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED & SUNK BY U-99 OFF,
5
1940PENZANCE H.M.S.SLOOP - 1,025 tonsCREWTORPEDOED 700 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1940PHILIP GODBYUNKNOWNUNKNOWNSHELLED BY U-BOAT OFF WEST COAST
g
1940SEVERN LEIGH STEAMER - 5,242 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 1,000 MILES WEST OF; HULL FOR ST. JOHN'S N.B.
a
1940SILVERPINEMOTORSHIP - 5,066 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 300 MILES WEST OF BLACK ROCK
a
1940VILLE DE GANDBELGIAN STEAMER - 7,590 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 200 MILES WEST OF; LIVERPOOL FOR NEW YORK
a
1941DIONE IISTEAMER - 2,660 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED AND TORPEDOED 200 MILES WEST OF; WABANA FOR CARDIFF
a
1941EMPIRE ENDURANCESTEAMER - 8,570 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 500 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1941
GAIRSOPPA
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STEAMER - 5,237 tons TEA, PIG IRON, GENERAL & 200 TONS OF SILVER INGOTSTORPEDOED 300 MILES WEST OF; HAS BEEN LOCATED; CALCUTTA FOR LONDON
a 1
1941HARLINGENSTEAMER8,000 TONS AFRICAN PRODUCETORPEDOED BY U-75 WEST OF IRELAND; FROM LAGOS
1
1941HEEMSKERKDUTCH STEAMER - 6,516 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED 220 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; RANGOON FOR LIVERPOOL
a
1941HENRI MORAYSTEAMER - 2,564 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 300 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; BERMUDA FOR BARROW
a
1941
KUMASIAN
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STEAMER - 4,922 tons7,000 TONS GENERAL CARGOTORPEDOED BY U-74 WEST OF IRELAND; PART OF CONVOY SL 81; LAGOS FOR LONDON
1 2
1941STARCROSSSTEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED WEST OF IRELAND; LATER SUNK BY ESCORT VESSEL
1
1941
TREVERBYN
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STEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-82, 400 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
1
1941
SWIFTPOOL
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STEAMERMUNITIONSTORPEDOED BY U-372 WEST OF IRELAND
1
1942TREHATASTEAMER - 4,817 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 900 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1942YNGARENSWEDISH MOTORSHIP - 5,246 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 600 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; HALIFAX FOR HULL
a
1943HAMALASTEAMER - 5,730 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 750 MILES OFF WEST IRELAND; RIO DE JANEIRO FOR LIVERPOOL
a
1943PACIFIC GROVEMOTORSHIP - 7,117 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 1,000 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; NEW YORK FOR GLASGOW
a
1943TOWARDSTEAMER - 1,571 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 700 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1943YORKMARAMERICAN STEAMER - 5,612 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 500 MILES WEST OF IRELAND; BOSTON FOR CARDIFF
a
1945DETTIFOSSICELANDIC STEAMER - 1,564 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-1064 OFF,
a b
1970
LIVELY LADY TRAWLERBALLASTOFF ROSSEVAL
g
 
 
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
"History of the Fifty Footers"
by
Pat Nolan
Marine Times Newspaper July 2008
d
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
e
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
f
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 – 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
g
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721
h
"Sea Change - The rise of the BIM 50-footer"
by
Pat Nolan
Nonsuch Publishing ISBN: 9781845889425
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
2
Internet 2006
3
Tom Watson via email 2007
4
James Keating via email 2008
5
Internet 2013

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