Series No. 70|
05' 26" North|
03' 15" West|
Lat. & Long.
- see below||Diving
in a West-South-West direction near Inch Bar.
in 1900 by Palmers & Co. she grossed 5,657 tons and measured 452.0 x 52.2
x 28.3 ft. and was owned by Manchester Liners.
bound Manchester from New Orleans her cargo of 13,000 bales of cotton ignited
as she neared Ireland.
commander, Captain W.P. Couch, took the vessel into Dingle Bay and anchored a
mile off Inch Bar to fight the fire.
remainder of the cargo 100 barrels of turpentine, soap, pitch pine and
bulk maize helped fuel the blaze. As a last resort he scuttled the ship in shallow
water (41 ft. at the stern, 36 ft amidships) in a West-South-West direction.
were made to salvage her by Mr. Ensor of Queenstown but she was declared a total
by kind permission of wrecksite.eu
of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824
Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474|
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
|Lloyd's Register -
Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713|
of the Irish Coast 1105 1993"
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705|
update - 10-Feb-2006