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DUNGARVAN BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1746FRIENDS ADVENTURESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSANK NEAR HARBOUR IN 14 FATHOMS; CAROLINA FOR BRISTOL
c
1757UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; CORK FOR BRISTOL
b c d f
1758BETTYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; GLASGOW FOR JAMAICA
b c e
1762UNKNOWNVIRGINIAN VESSELTOBACCONEAR; FROM GUADELOUPE
b c
1762UNKNOWNNEWFOUNDLAND VESSELUNKNOWN2 MILES FROM DUNGARVAN QUAY
-
1763ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED OFF DUNGARVAN; VIRGINIA FOR BRISTOL
b c d f
1763BETSEYTEIGNMOUTH SAIL VESSELPASSENGERSOFF DUNGARVAN; FROM NEWFOUNDLAND
b c d f
1769FAVOURITEYACHTPASSENGERSOFFSHORE; BRISTOL FOR CORK
c
1775CORNWALL PACKETSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSNEAR; CARGO PART SALVAGED; SOUTHAMPTON FOR CORK
c
1775MERMAIDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR DUNGARVAN; BRISTOL FOR WATERFORD
b c d f
1776HAWKEYACHTWHEATON BAR; BRISTOL FOR BARCELONA
b c f
1776UNKNOWNSLOOPBALLASTAT GRAINGERS,
f
1777SAMPSONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; CARGO PART SALVAGED; DUNGARVAN FOR BORDEAUX
c
1777ST. MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR DUNGARVAN; ST. UBES FOR WATERFORD
b c d f
1777UNKNOWN BRIGUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; BORDEAUX FOR DUBLIN
b c d
1777UNKNOWNSLOOPUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WREKED NEAR; FROM BRISTOL
c
1779HENRYBRISTOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY REFLOATED; BRISTOL FOR CORK
c
1780ALICEBRIG - 140 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LONDON FOR DERRY
c
1782FELICITYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEWRY FOR WEST INDIES
b e
1786SALLYFULL RIGGER - 240 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED BETWEEN DUNGARVAN & WATERFORD
c
1787SWIFTSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; ST. PETERSBURG FOR WATERFORD
c
 
 
DUNGARVAN BAY continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1790TWIN BROTHERSSLOOP - 35 tonsUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE NEAR; BRISTOL FOR CORK
c
1794DESPATCHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR; CADIZ FOR BRISTOL
c
1798DUNTZFELTDANISH EAST INDIAMAN - 924 tonsSUGAR, SILK, 667 BALES MUSLIN & INDIGO

RAN ASHORE; PART SALVAGED; BENGAL FOR COPENHAGEN

b c e
1799DENNISSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
b c d e f
1799VIGILANTSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN BAY; CARGO PART SALVAGED; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR BRISTOL
c
1804ELIZABETH & MARGARETSLOOP - 60 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; SWANSEA FOR WATERFORD
b c d f
1807BETSEYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; BOSTON FOR CORK & GOTHENBURG
b c d f
1809RACHELSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR; BRISTOL FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1809WARRENSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR WHITEHAVEN
b c d f
1813NEPTUNEBRIG - 101 tonsPASSENGERSOFFSHORE; BRISTOL FOR CORK
b c d f
1817PATRICK & BRIGETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; CARGO PART SALVAGED; CORK FOR DUBLIN
b c d f
1817TRIUMPHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; LIVERPOOL FOR DUNGARVAN
b
1818MATHEWSLOOPUNKNOWNOFF; DUNGARVAN FOR WATERFORD
b
1818SHAMROCKSAIL VESSELBALLASTNONE
f
1820BRIDGETDUNGARVAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF,
c
1820FRIENDSMARYPORT SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR & WRECKED
b c f
1820QUEEN CHARLOTTESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWRECKED NEAR,
c
1820THETISSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; TENBY FOR CORK
b c d f
1821ENDAVORSAIL VESSELCOALDRIVEN ASHORE; PROBABLY SALVAGED; NEWPORT, MON. FOR CORK
b d f
1822SWIFTBANFF SLOOP ORANGESSTRANDED; POSSIBLY REFLOATED; BANFF FOR BRISTOL
b c e f
1824GEORGELIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE & WRECKED NEAR; QUEBEC FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1825DOVEBRISTOL SAIL VESSELIRONON BAR; BRISTOL FOR MARSEILLES
b c d f
1825ENDEAVOURPWELLHELY BRIG - 86 tonsCOALNEAR BALLYRONEY; PWLLHELLY FOR CORK
b c d f
1825ESTHERSNOW - 131 tonsOVER 2,000 HIDESON BAR; CALIFORNIA FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d f
 
 
DUNGARVAN BAY continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1825ROYAL OAKPLYMOUTH SCHOONER - 70 tons200 HIDESYOUGHAL FOR DUNGARVAN
b c d f
1828HELENBALTIMORE (USA) SAIL VESSEL - 42 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED ON BAR,
b c d f
1830UNITYSAIL VESSELCOALBETWEEN DUNGARVAN & WATERFORD; CARDIFF FOR ROSS
b f
1834ST. PATRICKSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR DUNGARVAN
e
1836JAMES BUCHANANSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT RINN
b e
1837JANESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEWPORT FOR WATERFORD
b f
1838COMALA (CAMILLA??)SAIL VESSEL - 500 tonsCOFFEE, CLOVES, PEPPER, TEA & TINOPPOSITE HELVICK; SINGAPORE FOR LIVERPOOL
b f
1838GLANGARRYGLASGOW SLOOPUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT BEACH; CORK FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1838JUBILEENEW YORK SAIL VESSEL - 700 tonsCOAL, SALT, GLASSON BAR; MOBILE FOR LIVERPOOL
b c e f
1838OLIVE BRANCHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR.
b f
1838ST. JOHNDUNGARVAN SCHOONERUNKNOWNOPPOSITE HELVICK
b f
1839LEOPARDCARDIFF SAIL VESSELIRON OREAT CLONEA
b f
1841HARMONYBELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSUNK IN COLLISION WITH "COCKBURN" OFFSHORE; WICKLOW FOR BRISTOL
b c f
1841MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT CLONEA; ST. JOHN N.B. FOR DUNGARVAN
b c f
1842GEORGEGLASGOW SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT CLONEA BAY; LISBON FOR GLASGOW
b c f
1850HERBERTSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR; FOR CORK
b
1850HIBERNIA SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR YOUGHAL
b e
1855JOHN WEBBUNKNOWNIRON OREON BAR,
b c e
1861ECLATCUTTER - 18 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED NEAR LIGHTHOUSE,
c
1870BERTHOLLYSAIL VESSELSLATESON BAR; PORTMADOC FOR CORK
b f
1874SAPPHOYACHT - 16 tonsBALLASTSUNK AT MOORING; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1878BRIDGETSAIL BARGE - 2 tonsSEAWEED1 MILE OFF, BLASKETS FOR DUNGARVIN
b
1882SWIFTSAIL VESSELORANGESSTRANDED NEAR; CARGO SALVAGED; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED
b
1885JOHN BULLSCHOONER - 120 tonsCOALON BAR; NEWPORT FOR YOUGHAL
c e
1892JANE & ALICECAERNARFON SCHOONER - 131 tonsSUPERPHOSPHATEON BAR; LONDON FOR STRANRAER
c
1895MARY SINCLAIRBARROW SCHOONER - 118 tonsCOALON CLONEA BEACH
b c f
1895
MORESBY
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LIVERPOOL IRON FULL RIGGER - 1,259 tons1,778 TONS COALAT WHITEHOUSE BANK; CARDIFF FOR SOUTH AMERICA
a b c d f
1902SELF RELIANCEDUBLIN FISHING KETCH - 24 tonsBALLASTNEAR HARBOUR MOUTH
b c e
1909TWIN BROTHERS2 MASTED SCHOONER - 83ft.COALNEAR MOUTH OF HARBOUR; NEWPORT FOR DUNGARVAN
b e
 
 
DUNMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1758CASTLETONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWN10 LEAGUES FROM CORK; LANCASTER FOR BARBADOS
b e
1773EAGLESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON DUNMORE BANK; WATERFORD FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
b d f
1773LYONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON DUNMORE BANK; WATERFORD FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
b d f
1773VENUSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON DUNMORE BANK; WATERFORD FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
b d f
1804UNKNOWNBRIGBALLASTSTRUCK FALSKIRT ROCK, PORTALLY; FROM LIVERPOOL
f
1806WILLIAMWEST INDIAMAN STORESWENT ASHORE AT STRAND; POSSIBLY REFLOATED; LIVERPOOL FOR WEST INDIES
b c d f
1814ACTIVESAIL VESSELTIMBERCHEPSTOW FOR WORKINGTON
b f
1820JANE & MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT DUNMORE EAST
b f
1826PERSEVERANCESAIL VESSELIRONFOUNDERED AT RED HEAD; NEWPORT FOR GLASGOW
b c d f
1835LE PATRIOTESAIL VESSELCOGNACAT PORTALLY 2 MILES WEST OF DUNMORE EAST
b c d f
1852MARY JANENEW ROSS SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION OFF; CHESTER FOR NEW ROSS
b c e
1862UNKNOWNSCHOONER UNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS OFF RED HEAD
b f
1869TIPPERARY LASSSAIL VESSELBARREL STAVESFOUNDERED OFF DUNMORE EAST; CORK FOR DUNGARVAN
c
1874VICTORYDANDY - 14 tonsBALLASTSTRUCK ROCKS,
b
1877ITHURIELLIVERPOOL BARQUE - 329 tonsSUGARON DUNMORE BANK; DEMERRA FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1886AGENORIAPLYMOUTH SLOOP - 25 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED AT DUNMORE EAST; TENBY FOR DUNMORE EAST
b c
1896CHRISTIANWATERFORD SLOOP - 40 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED NEAR DUNMORE EAST
b c
1900T.B.L.CAHIREIVEEN LUGGER - 8 tonsBALLASTWRECKED ON NORTH SIDE OF HARBOUR,
b c f
1917GEORGE MILBURN H.M.T.TRAWLER / MINESWEEPER - 235 tonsBALLASTMINED BETWEEN 0.25 & 1.5 MILES OFFSHORE; LIES IN 21m; HAS BEEN DIVED
b c d f
1917LOCH EYEADMIRALTY TRAWLER - 225 tonsBALLASTMINED OFFSHORE, NEAR UC-44
b c d f
1917
UC-44
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GERMAN TYPE UC II MINE-LAYING U-BOATCREWSUNK BY OWN MINE OFF; LATER RAISED BY ROYAL NAVY & BROKEN UP
b f
1941IBESBELGIUM TRAWLERBALLASTSOUTH OF,
b
1958MARY BUCHANKILLYBEGS TRAWLERFISHOFF DUNMORE EAST (OTHER SOURCE SAYS "JOHN BUCHAN")
b d f
1959CHARLOTTE CHAMBERSSISHING VESSELBALLASTAT DUNMORE EAST,
b
1959ROS BEARAFISHING VESSELBALLASTAT DUNMORE EAST,
b
1960UNKNOWN BARGEBALLASTAT LAWEESH ROCK
b f
1980ROSE D'IVOIREFRENCH TRAWLERBALLASTIN HARBOUR; PROBABLY SALVAGED
b
1996JENALISA TRAWLERBALLASTOFF DUNMORE EAST
f
 
 
GREEN ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1941

IRIS (or IBIS)BELGIAN MOTOR TRAWLERFISHWRECKED ON GREEN ISLAND NEAR DUNMORE EAST; FROM BELGIUM
b c e
 
 
HANTON BAR
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1880

KATEFISHING SAIL BOATFISHCAPSIZED
b c e
 
 
HELVICK HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1620SANTA JUSTINADUTCH GALLEON CANNONIN MUGGETS BAY; HAS BEEN DIVED
b c e
1835NEW BLESSINGSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN SOUND; CARDIFF FOR WATERFORD
b
1852HARRY KINGBRIGUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1873UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1881DOUZE APOTRESLUGGER - 83 tonsPITWOOD2 MILES EAST OF; ARAY FOR CARDIFF
b
1886KINGFISHERHOOKER- 11 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 2 MILES OFFSHORE; FROM DUNGARVON
b c f
1907PERIWATERFORD SCHOONER - 102 tonsCOALBETWEEN HELVICK & MINE HEAD; NEWPORT MON. FOR CORK
b c e f
1909GULLWATERFORD CUTTER - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED OFF,
b c
1917EXCELSIORWATERFORD TRAWLER - 25 tonsBALLAST200 yds EAST OF COASTGUARD STATION
b c
1917ZETALONDON ARMED STEAMER - 2,269 tonsCOAL, COKE & IRON INGOTSTORPEDOED BY UC-51, 15 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-EAST OF; BARRY FOR ZARATE
b c e
1918CHRISTINASPANISH STEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF,
b
1918LOUGH FISHERBARROW STEAMER - 418 tonsPIT WOOD SHELLED & SUNK BY U-BOAT 12 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-EAST OF; CORK FOR GARSTON
b c d e f
1945NAOMH GARBHANDUNGARVAN MOTOR FISHING VESSELBALLASTMINED 9 MILES OFFSHORE
b c
 
 
KILMURRIN HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1835

HEBRONDUBLIN SAIL VESSEL - 253 tonsTIMBER, COAL & DEALSEAST OF BONMAHON; ST. ANDREWS FOR DUBLIN
b c d e f
 
 
MAWLESS ROCK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1804

FANNYWHITEHAVEN SNOW - 209 tonsFLOUR, CORN, BACON & BUTTERIN KINGS CHANNEL; WATERFORD FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d f
 
 
MINE HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1783ROSESAIL VESSELLINENWENT ASHORE; NEWRY FOR LONDON
b d f
1786PEGGYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWATERFORD FOR BRISTOL
b d f
1786THOMAS & MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNROSS FOR BRISTOL
b d f
1791ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; YORK FOR BRISTOL
b c d
1817INDUSTRYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF; WALES FOR DUNGARVAN
b c d f
1860ECHOBRIG - 170 tonsLOGWOODFOUNDERED OFF LIGHTHOUSE
b c e
1873CHIAVARIITALIAN SCHOONER - 592 tonsGENERALFOUNDERED 20 MILES SOUTH OF; BUENOS AYRES FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1874ELIZAGLOUCESTER SCHOONER - 76 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 30 MILES SOUTH OF; NEWPORT FOR SKIBEREEN
c
1876JANETBEAUMARIS SCHOONER - 59 tonsSLATE STONEFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; BANGOR FOR LIMERICK
c
1908
CLYTIE
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MILFORD HAVEN STEEL STEAM TRAWLER - 147 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 9 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; FROM MILFORD
c 1
1913
MARECHAL DE NOAILLES
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NANTES STEEL BARQUE - 2166 tonsCOAL, COKE, LIMESTONE & RAILWAY MATERIAL200 YARDS WEST OF LIGHTHOUSE; GLASGOW FOR NEW CALEDONIA
b c e f
1917
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CORK ARMED STEAMER - 1,456 tons1,050 TONS GENERALTORPEDOED BY UC-33, 2.75 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; LIVERPOOL FOR CORK
a b c d
1917
BARRISTER
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LIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 3,679 tons2,150 TONS SUGAR & 300 TONS MAIZETORPEDOED BY U-49, 7 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; BRAZIL FOR LIVERPOOL
a b c d e f
1917BEDALEWEST HARTLEPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 2,116 tonsCOALTORPEDOED BY U-96, 25 MILES SOUTH-EAST BY EAST OF; CARDIFF FOR BEREHAVEN
b c e
1917CANOVALIVERPOOL STEAMER - 4,637 tonsWHEATTORPEDOED BY U-105, 15 MILES SOUTH OF; BRAZIL FOR LIVERPOOL
b c e
1917FALKLANDNORWEGIAN TANKER - 4,877 tonsOILTORPEDOED BY U-55, 10 MILES SOUTH BY EAST OF; PHILADELPHIA FOR LIVERPOOL
a b c e
1917
FELTRIA
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LONDON ARMED STEAMER - 5,254 tonsGOVERNMENT STORES TORPEDOED BY UC-48, 8 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; NEW YORK FOR AVONMOUTH
a b c e
1917GARMOYLEGLASGOW ARMED STEAMER - 1,229 tonsGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-57, 14 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; CORK FOR GLASGOW
a b c e
1917GOLD COASTLIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 4,255 tonsGENERAL & GOLD BULLIONTORPEDOED BY UC-47, 14 MILES SOUTH OF; DAKAR FOR LIVERPOOL
b c e
1917GRETALIVERPOOL STEAMER - 297 tonsBALLASTSHELLED BY U-BOAT 11 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; CORK FOR NEATH ABBEY
b c e
1917LADY OF THE LAKEKETCH - 51 tonsPIT WOODBOMBED BY U-BOAT 25 MILES SOUTH-EAST BY EAST OF; CORK FOR NEWPORT MON.
c
1917PENCAER STEAM TRAWLER - 46 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY U-BOAT 8 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF LIGHTHOUSE,
b c d f 1
1917SANDSENDWEST HARLTLEPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 3,814 tonsCOAL & GENERALTORPEDOED BY UC-48, 6 MILES SOUTH-EAST BY EAST OF; BARRY FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c e
1918HEBBURNNEWCASTLE STEAMER - 1,938 tonsCOALTORPEDOED BY UB-91, 14 MILES SOUTH OF; FROM BARRY
b c e
1918PINEWOODLONDON ARMED STEAMER - 2,219 tonsCOALSHELLED BY U-86, 22 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-EAST OF; CARDIFF FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c e
1921POOLENALONDON STEAMER - 171 tonsCOAL & TIMBERFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 5 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; LLANELLY FOR CORK
c
1941CASTLEHILLBELFAST STEAMER - 690 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED AFTER BEING BOMBED BY AIRCRAFT 10 MILES EAST BY SOUTH OF; CORK FOR NEWPORT
b c
1941MOUETTEFISHING VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTMINED IN BLUE ANCHOR BAY,
b
1984ANNE SOPHIEFRENCH TRAWLERFISHSTRUCK ROCKS SOUTH-WEST OF,
b c e f
1996MYSTIC MORN HELVICK FISHING VESSELBALLASTNONE
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
f
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721
 
 
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