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Limerick & Shannon Estuary

 

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LIMERICK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1030LORCAN UA BRIAINSAIL VESSEL3 IRISH KINGSNONE
b
1222UNKNOWNSEVERAL VESSELSUNKNOWNIN GALE
b
1747HANNAHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1760ELIZASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBROKE FROM MOORINGS; LONDON FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1789ADVENTURESLOOPCOALIN RIVER LIMERICK
b c
1790PEGGYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN RIVER LIMERICK; LIMERICK FOR GREENOCK
c
1791COMMERCESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT LIMERICK RIVER ENTRANCE; PHILADELPHIA FOR DUBLIN
c
1794CASTOR IVBRIG - 247 tonsUNKNOWNOFFSHORE; FROM WHITEHAVEN
c
1794ESSEXGREENOCK SLOOPUNKNOWNNEAR; GREENOCK FOR LIMERICK
c
1794TRANNYONLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE NEAR,
c
1802FLORAGREENOCK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE NEAR; LIMERICK FOR GREENOCK
b c d
1813EDMUND & MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN HARBOUR; PROBABLY SALVAGED
c
1836SHELMALERESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT HAROLD ROCK; LIVERPOOL FOR ST. JOHNS N.B.
b
1839DANIEL O'CONNELLLARGE SAIL VESSELOATSNEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
1849WITTE LEEUEDUTCH SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT LIMERICK NEW DOCKS; PROBABLY SALVAGED; ROTTERDAM FOR LIMERICK
c
1851COLUMBUSSUNDERLAND SAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNAT HAROLD ROCK; ODESSA FOR LIMERICK
b c e
 
 
SHANNON ESTUARY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1127UNKNOWNSEVERAL SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNAT SCATTERY
b
1190UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED IN SHANNON OR LOUGH REE
b
1250UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELSACKED TREASURE FROM BUNRATTY CASTLEIN WHIRLPOOL "BOORDIG FLOOD"
b
1690UNKNOWNFRENCH FRIGATEAMMUNITIONAT MOUTH OF RIVER
d e
1691UNKNOWNFRENCH LONGBOAT90,000 WAGESCAPSIZED IN RIVER
-
1782ALEXANDERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT VARROW POINT; FROM ST. KITTS
c
1794CASSANDRASNOW - 187 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED 20 LEAGUES FROM RIVER SHANNON; ST. UBES FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1803LARKSAIL VESSELFISHIN RIVER,
b c d
1808LOVELY DORCASSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; ST. UBES FOR LIMERICK
c
1808MAYFLOWERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; LIMERICK FOR CORUNNA
c
1808UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCORNSTRANDED & WRECKED IN RIVER; CLARECASTLE FOR LIMERICK
c
1811MARYLONDON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED IN RIVER; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
b c d
1813BRAGANZASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED IN SHANNON; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; ST. MICHAEL'S FOR LONDON
b c
1814ALICESAIL VESSELPROVISIONS & WHEATFOUNDERED OFF FOYNES ISLAND
c e
1815UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN GLIN & LIMERICK
b
1816UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT WHELP ROCK
-
1818BRIDGEWATERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT MOUTH OF;CARGO PART SALVAGED; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
c e
1818QUEREDASUNDERLAND SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF CARRAIG ISLAND; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
c e
1819PRUDENCEPORTUGUESE SCHOONERUNKNOWNFOUNDERED UNDER TOW; ST. UBES FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1819UNIONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT LABASHEDA; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
b
1820DIANASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT TARBERT ROCK; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1822FROOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT LABASHEDA; ARCHANGEL FOR LISBON
c
1822LIBERTYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT FOYNS ISLAND; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
c
1822VINESLOOPUNKNOWNIN TARBERT ROADS; CLARE FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1823ELEANORWORKINGTON BRIG - 168 tonsUNKNOWNAT LABASHEDDA; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1825BRITANNIAROTHSAY SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS BETWEEN TARBUTT & GLENN,
b c d
1825JOHNGREENOCK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE AT MOUTH OF; DUBLIN FOR LIMERICK
b c d
1825LIVERPOOLLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS BETWEEN TARBUTT & GLENN,
b c d
1825NELLY & JANESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1825RELIANCEGLASGOW SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE NEAR GLIN; LIMERICK FOR GLASGOW
c
1826ALICE & JAMESLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK SCARLET ROCKS; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b c
1826UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELBUTTERON IVERAGH COAST
c
1839UNKNOWN x 9SAIL VESSELSBALLASTWENT ASHORE IN LABASHEEDA BAY; PROBABLY ALL SALVAGED
b
1849CATHERINESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1850UNKNOWN x 2SAIL VESSELSBALLASTNONE
b
1851OSPREYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT TARBERT; FROM SWANSEA
b
1851TRIUMPHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT HOG ISLAND; AMERICA FOR LIMERICK
b
1851WILLIAM ASHLONDON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT HOG ISLAND
b
1879PRIVATEERLIMERICK WOODEN STEAM PADDLE TUGBALLASTSWAMPED BY HEAVY SEAS
c
1883TREENAGLASSIRON STEAMER - 1,513 tonsMAIZEAT BRIDGES BANK NEAR PALASKENRY; GALATZ FOR LIMERICK
a b c e
1884GEORGINAGLASGOW SCHOONERUNKNOWNCOLLIDED WITH "S.S. VALE OF CALDER"; LIMERICK FOR GREENOCK
b c e
1889UNKNOWNSMALL SCHOONEROATSAT CAINS ISLAND; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
1889SPILLING ROCKUNKNOWNUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
1890SABRINACAERNARFON SCHOONER - 95 tonsOATSWRECKED 3 MILES EAST-SOUTH-EAST OF FOYNES ISLAND; LIMERICK FOR CARDIFF
c
1890SAINT PATRICK PILOT CUTTER - 35 tonsCREW1 MILE WEST NORTH WEST OF KILCLOGHER
b
1893BESSY YOUNGEBARQUE - 282 tonsCOALAT CARRAIDAIGADDA; MARYPORT FOR LIMERICK
b
1900TOPAZSWANSEA BRIGANTINE - 204 tonsTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED 0.5 MILES BELOW GLIN PIER; FOYNES ISLAND FOR GARSTONb c e
1954NO NAMEKLM AIRLINERPASSENGERSNONE
b
2002CHEYENE CLIPPERCREWOFF FOYNES ISLAND
b
 
 
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

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