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GLENARM
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1814UNITYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNGLASGOW FOR DERRY
a c d
1827MANILLABELFAST BRIGUNKNOWNNONE
a f
1844FRIENDSSAIL VESSELCOALFOR BELFAST
a c e
1849EARL GREYPRESTON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN CHURCH BAY; FROM NEWRY
a c
1874ADELAIDEIRON STEAMERUNKNOWNIN BAY; POSSIBLY SALVAGED,
c
1874ONDABELFAST BRIGANTINE - 126 tonsUNKNOWNOFF; GLENARM FOR GLASGOW
a
1877GEORGINAGLASGOW SMACK - 39 tonsFISHSTRANDED & WRECKED 250yds. FROM HARBOUR; GLENARM FOR DUMBARTON
c
1878CALEDONIACARLISLE SLOOP - 33 tonsSLATES & STONE4 MILES NORTH-EAST OF GARRON POINT; BALLACHULISH FOR GLASGOW
a c f
1880CALEDONIABANFF SCHOONER - 69 tonsLIMESTONE1 MILE OFF; GLENARM FOR IRVINE
c f
1883JOHN DORYBELFAST IRON SMACK - 20 tonsSALTSTRANDED & WRECKED 1 MILE SOUTH OF; BELFAST FOR PORT DUNDAS
c
1885C.H. TRUMBULLAYR BRIG - 153 tonsCOAL3 MILES SOUTH OF AT LISNAHAY; TROON FOR LIMERICK
c
1888GEORGINAGLASGOW SLOOP - 39 tonsFISH1 MILE NORTH OF; GLENARM FOR GLASGOW
c
1890ELIZABETHBERWICK SCHOONER - 50 tonsBALLASTAT HARBOUR ENTRANCE; ISLE OF SKYE FOR CARNLOUGH
c
1912MARTHAGLENARM LUGGER - 2 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED AT OLD PIER; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c
 
 
GOBBINS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1880HOLYHEAD TRADERBEAUMARIS SCHOONER - 57 tonsROOFING SLATES FOUNDERED SOUTH EAST OF; PORT DINORIC FOR BELFAST
c
1885ELIZABETHGREENOCK SCHOONER - 60 tonsBALLAST & PASSENGERS0.5 MILES NORTH OF; BELFAST FOR LARNE
a c
1892
GLASGOW STEAM COASTER - 164 tonsCOAL1.5 MILES NORTH OF BLACKHEAD; LIES IN 7m; GLASGOW FOR CARRICKFERGUS
a c d f g
1892
BELFAST STEAM COLLIER - 259 tonsCOAL LIES IN 7m; AYR FOR BELFAST
a c d f g
 
 
GREENCASTLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1915

BARBARA MOIRDUBLIN SCHOONER - 77 tonsBURNT ORE0.5 MILE FROM RAIL STATION
a c
 
 
HUNTERS ROCK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCaseCommentsRef.
1873JANEBRIGANTINEUNKNOWNNORTH OF,
a
1878
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GLASGOW MASTED IRON STEAMER - 1216 tonsGENERAL & PASSENGERSLIES IN 18 - 35m; GLASGOW FOR NEW YORK
a b c f g 1
 
 
ISLANDMAGEE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1772LADY LOUPTARBART SAIL VESSELPASSENGERS & GENERALNONE
a c
1811LOWTHERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & TOTAL LOSS; BELFAST FOR MARYPORT
a c d
1811ROBERTFULL RIGGED - 230 tonsUNKNOWNGALWAY FOR BELFAST
a c d
1820ISABELLASLOOPUNKNOWNLARNE FOR DUBLIN
c
1821ISABELLASLOOPUNKNOWNKILLALA FOR LIVERPOOL
a c
1831ANDREW FORBESLONDON SLOOP - 42 tonsUNKNOWNBALLYSHANNON FOR LIVERPOOL
a c e
1841PROSPERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED; GLASGOW FOR LONDON
a
1852ROSESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNGLATZ FOR L'DERRY
a
1859DARNHALLBELFAST SCHOONER - 59 tonsCOALSTRANDED AND WRECKED
a c f
1867ALPHAARDROSSAN BRIGUNKNOWNNEAR "J.E. HUDSON"
a f
1867J.E. HUDSONDROGHEDA SCHOONERUNKNOWNNEAR SKERNAGHAN POINT
a f
1876JANE & ELLENSCHOONERUNKNOWNNONE
a
1878ECLIPSEBELFAST BRIG - 106 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED; AYR FOR BELFAST
a c
1879PRIMROSEBRIGANTINEUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY 1879
a
1882ARIADNENORWEGIAN BRIG - 148 tonsIRON OREAT SKERNAGHAN POINT; LARNE FOR MARYPORT
c
1886TOBAGOLONDON BARQUE - 281 tonsMOLASSESAT SKERNAGHAN POINT; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; TRINIDAD FOR BELFAST
a c f
1886WAVEGLASGOW SMACK - 40 tonsBALLASTAT HILLSPORT; KILLYLEAGH FOR LARNE
a c d
1887AGNES WYLLIECAERNARVON SCHOONER - 40 tonsVEGETABLESSTRANDED & WRECKED; RAMELTON FOR PORTMADOG
a c
1891TUSKARGLASGOW IRON STEAMER - 465 tonsGENERAL & 100 TONS LIMESTONEAT SKERNAGHAN POINT; GLENARM FOR LIVERPOOL
a c d f
1894SIR JAMESBELFAST SCHOONER - 37 tonsSEA SHELLSMAGHERAMOURNE FOR THE CLYDE
c
1903THE EMPRESSGLASGOW STEEL STEAMER - 582 tonsCOAL1 MILE NORTH OF PORT MUCK; GLASGOW FOR BELFAST
a c
1905
GLASGOW IRON STEAMER - 241 tonsBALLASTAT SKERNAGHAN POINT; LIES IN 10m; IRVINE FOR LARNE
a c d f g
1916
DERRY STEAMER - 367 tonsPOTATOESSTRANDED & WRECKED AT FERRIS POINT; LIES IN 6m
c g
1918CARRICK CASTLEBELFAST STEEL STEAMER - 223 tonsCOALFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 1.5 MILES EAST BY NORTH OF GOBBINS BUOY; AYR FOR CARRICKFERGUS,
c
 
 
KILROOT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1764
FORTUNESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED
a c
1867
ANN & CATHERINESAILING SMACK - 14 tonsLIMESTONEFOUNDERED 2 MILES SOUTH BY WEST OF; WHITEHEAD FOR BANGOR
a c f

1888

GRACEMARYPORT BRIG - 122 tonsBALLASTAT POINT; BELFAST FOR WORKINGTON
c
 
 
LARNE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1600UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN LARNE LOUGH; YEAR APPROX.
a
1752BETTYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; FROM GLASGOW
c
1764CITY OF DERRYSAIL VESSEL1000 HOGSHEADS OF FLAX SEEDSFROM PHILADELPHIA; PART SALVAGED
a c d e
1794ROSESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR BREMEN
a c d
1819SARAHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS; BELFAST FOR QUEBEC
c
1824EAGLELIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE & BROKE-UP; FROM LIVERPOOL
a c d
1827ALPHASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED AT SKERNAGHAN POINT
c
1827HUDSONFULL RIGGER - 307 tonsUNKNOWNAT SKERNAGHAN POINT
a c
1828THOMAS BOUCHLIVERPOOL SNOW - 253 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR
a c d
1830FLYING FISHSAIL VESSELWHEATIN BAY; LIVERPOOL FOR LARNE; CARGO PART SALVAGED
a c e
1831ORIONBRIG - 113 tonsBALESCARGO PART SALVAGED; ALICANTE FOR LARNE
a c e
1833NOTTINGHAMPADDLE STEAMERPASSENGERSNEAR; L'DERRY FOR LIVERPOOL
a
1844UNKNOWN x 5SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNNEAR,
c e
1851BEESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN LOUGH; FROM BALLYCASTLE
a
1851ELIZASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; FROM STRANGFORD
a
1851FAIR HELENSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
a
1852ROB E. WARDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN LOUGH; FROM KIRCUBBIN
a
1852UNIONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN LOUGH; FROM BELFAST
a
1854HARRIET PRESTONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS
a
1855ENERGYBELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
a
1855JOHN ALEXANDERBELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
a
1866ISABELLA HUNTERSMACK - 35 tonsFIRECLAYFOUNDERED IN LOUGH
c
1867MARY ANNSCHOONERUNKNOWN2 MILES NORTH OF,
a f
1876
WORKINGTON BRIG - 87 tonsCOAL2 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF BALLYGALLY HEAD; LIES IN 5m; WORKINGTON FOR DROGHEDA
a c f g
1877FOAMCUTTER - 5 tonsBALLASTNEAR; KINGSTOWN FOR DERRY
c
1879FAIRY QUEENBELFAST SMACK - 17 tonsBONE DUST2 MILES NORTH OF SKERNAGHAN POINT; BELFAST FOR RATHMULLEN
c
1888MEWSTEAM COASTERBALLASTIN LARNE LOUGH; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c
1888VIXENBELFAST YAWL - 10 tonsDEALS, PIPES & POTTERYAT SCURLING BANK; LARNE FOR RED BAY
c
1894ARATHUSABELFAST BARQUE - 342 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
c
1894ELIZABETH CROOKSBELFAST SCHOONER - 59 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE AT MOORINGS NEAR HARBOUR
c
1894VULCANGREENOCK SMACK - 45 tonsLIMESANK AT MOORINGS NEAR MAGHERAMORNE
c
1903DEFIANCELARNE YAWL - 1 tonBALLASTNEAR HARBOUR; BROKE FROM MOORINGS
c
1907FARRINGDONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLARNE LOUGH
-
1907FRANKLINBELFAST SCHOONER - 59 tonsBURNT LIMENEAR MAGHERAMOURNE; BROKE FROM MOORINGS
c
1915G.M.V.ADMIRALTY DRIFTER - 93 tons1 x 3 POUNDER DECK GUNFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION OFFSHORE
a c
1976
OLD SLOOPUNKNOWNIN BALLYDOWN BAY, LARNE LOUGH; LIES IN 5m
a c g
 
 
MUCK ISLAND, ISLANDMAGEE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1827
MARYPORT BRIG - 84 tonsUNKNOWNLIES IN 24m
a c f g
1892
GLASGOW IRON STEAMER - 185 tonsGENERAL & PASSENGERS1 MILE NORTH OF; LIES IN 5m; AYR FOR BELFAST
a c d f g
1905DRUIDGLASGOW STEAMER - 42 tonsLIMESTONEFOUNDERED 3 MILES SOUTH OF; GLENARM FOR BANGOR
a c
 
 
RED BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1812WOODSIDESAIL VESSELCOALCLYDE FOR BELFAST
c
1819ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR DERRY
c
1853PATRIOTGLENARM SMACKUNKNOWN0.5 MILES SOUTH OF PIER; TROON FOR RED BAY
c
1880EXPRESSDUMFRIES SCHOONER - 126 tonsLIMESTONEREDBAY FOR WORKINGTON
a f
1880FRANCESSTRANRAER BRIGANTINE - 99 tonsCOALNEAR PIER; GLASGOW FOR DUBLIN
c
1880TEN BROTHERSBELFAST BRIGANTINE - 251 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED; TROON FOR LIMERICK
c
1881MAGGIE LORIMERSCHOONEROREWENT ASHORE; GLENARM FOR WORKINGTON
a c
1899SYBILBELFAST STEEL TUG - 15 tonsBALLASTDRAGGED ANCHORS
c
1901MARIE KIRSTINEGLASGOW SCHOONER - 78 tonsUNKNOWNWRECKED IN STORM; PORTRUSH FOR STRANGFORD
c
1915BERKSHIREARMED TRAWLER - 133 tons1 x 4 INCH DECK GUNFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION OFF SHORE
a c
 
 
WHITE HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1876
PETRELBELFAST SMACK - 18 tonsLIMESTONE3 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; WHITEHEAD FOR BANGOR
c
1890
SALTANBELFAST BRIGANTINE - 129 tonsBUILDING SANDNEAR; BELFAST FOR ARDROSSAN
c
1906
ROBERT BURNSBELFAST YACHT - 40 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
c
1912
MOMOWHITEHEAD YACHT - 4 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
c
1912
NIMRODBANGOR CUTTERBALLASTFOUNDERED AT MOORINGS; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c
1913
GLIDEWHITE HEAD SMACK - 1 tonBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
c

1927

HATCHMERELIVERPOOL STEAMER - 345 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; ARDROSSAN FOR MAGHERAMOURNE
c
 
 
SOURCE PUBLICATIONS:
a
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
b
"Police Beat"
by
Royal Ulster Constabulary September 1991
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 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721
f
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
by
Ian Wilson
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
g
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Tom Watson
-
Sea Donkeys Dive Club (2007) via email

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