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ARDNAKILLA POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1986

SPANISH FACTORY SHIPFISHLIES IN PIPER SOUND; IN 25m; FALMOUTH FOR CASTLETOWNBERE
b e
 
 
BAILE MACAODA
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1856

UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELGINMOSTLY SALVAGED
-
 
 
BALLINACURRA (BALLINACARRIGA??)
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1811
DIANASLOOP - 92 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED AT CREEK; LIMERICK FOR BRISTOL
c d

1838

UNKNOWNWELSH SCHOONERUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
d
 
 
BALLYANDREEN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1950

JOSEPH MICHAELIRON COLLIER - 900 tonsCOALSTRUCK WHEATEN ROCK 1 MILE OFF SHORE; GARSTON FOR CORK
e
 
 
BALLYCOTTON
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1763UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCOALOFF,
b f
1765BRITANNIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDUBLIN & LIVERPOOL FOR COLCHESTER
c
1776RUBYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBRISTOL FOR LONDON
c
1795UNKNOWNBRIGUNKNOWNIN BAY
b
1803SOVEREIGNGUINNEAMAN - 650 tonsSUGAR, COFFEE, SPICES, IVORY, INDIGO, LIGNUM VITAE, PRECIOUS JEWELRY & 26 GUNS + 2 CARRONADESSTRUCK SMITH'S ROCKS AT BALLYCOTTON ISLAND; FROM TRINIDAD
b e
1804CEPLINBRIGANTINECOALNONE
b
1815PERTHSHIREGREENOCK SAIL VESSELPIMENTOSSTRANDED & WRECKED; CARGO SALVAGED; JAMAICA FOR GREENOCK
b c d
1821FOYLESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; CARGO SALVAGED; CHEPSTOW FOR DERRY
c
1823WEAREBRISTOL SAIL VESSEL - 450 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; BRISTOL FOR JAMAICA
b c e
1825BRITANNIAPADSTOW BRIG - 69 tonsUNKNOWN NEAR; GALWAY FOR LONDON
b c d e
1829CAPPRICHIO (or CAPUCHO?)BILBAO BRIGWHEATBILBAO FOR BRISTOL
b
1830BRIDGETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNTOWED TO BEACH AT CABLE ISLAND; PROBABLY SALVAGED; CORK FOR YOUGHAL
b
1830MATILDASCHOONERCULMSTRANDED & WRECKED; NEATH FOR CORK
b c e f
1830SPEEDWELLSAIL VESSELFLOURAT POOR HEAD; CARGO PART SALVAGED; CLONAKILITY FOR DUBLIN
b e f
1835UNKNOWNPORTUGUESE SCHOONERUNKNOWNSTRUCK SUBMERGED ROCK
b e
1836MAGNIFICENTSAIL VESSELARMSFROM LIVERPOOL
e
1837JOHN GEORGE ELPHINSTONENEWCASTLE SCHOONERCOAL, BUTTER & BACONFOUNDERED OFF; CORK FOR LONDON
b e f
1838CLEMENTSONWHITEHAVEN BRIG - 264 tonsCOPPER ORE, COTTON & INDIGOEAST OF; LA GUYRA FOR LIVERPOOL
b e f
1841ABBOTT (or ABET)CORK SCHOONER UNKNOWNSUNK IN COLLISION WITH "ROYAL SAXON"; NEATH FOR CORK
b f
1842SARAHWATERFORD SCHOONER - 71 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF ISLAND; SWANSEA FOR WATERFORD
b f
1843EARL OF RODENCORK PADDLE STEAMER - 227 tonsPIGS & SHEEPAT BALLYLANDERS; CORK FOR LONDON
b e
1844PRINCE ALBERTSAIL VESSELSALTSTRUCK BALLYCOTTON ISLAND; FROM LIVERPOOL
b f
1846LITTLE PETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCOLLIDED WITH "MAHAICA"; PROBABLY SALVAGED; CORK FOR SWANSEA
b
1846SUSQUEHANASAIL VESSEL - 800 tonsTIMBERWRECKED ON BALLYCRENNAN STRAND
b e
1846UNKNOWNWHALERCREWCAPSIZED BETWEEN ISLANDS
b
1847
SIRIUS
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DUBLIN PADDLE STEAMER - 703 tonsGENERAL & 91 PASSENGERSAT SMITH'S ROCKS; PART SALVAGED; DUBLIN FOR CORK
a b c e f
1848FALCONSCHOONERINDIAN CORNFROM GLASGOW
b e
1848HENRIETTAAMERICAN BARQUEUNKNOWNON CALF & COW ROCKS; CORK FOR CARDIFF
b e
1848JESSEYROTHSAY SLOOP - 73 tonsOATSLIMERICK FOR GLASGOW
b e
1848PANDORAWEXFORD BRIG - 165 tonsTIMBERFROM QUEBEC
b e
1848VALIANT BRIGUNKNOWNFROM SUNDERLAND
b e
1849ANNECORK SAIL VESSELCOALRAN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEWPORT FOR CORK
b e
1849VICTORIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBOUND FOR CORK
b e
1850FAMESAIL VESSELINDIAN CORNWENT ASHORE & WRECKED; CORK FOR YOUGHAL
b c
1850UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1853PORTO NOVOSPANISH SCHOONER - 80 tonsORANGES & INDIAN CORNWENT ASHORE & WRECKED; CARGO SALVAGED; FROM TERCIERA
b c e
 
 
BALLYCOTTON continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1855CHOICENORTH SHIELDS BARQUEBARLEYAT BLACK ROCK; ALEXANDRIA FOR DUBLIN
b e
1862INDUSTRYRUNCORN BRIGSALTRUNCORN FOR CORK
b e
1862LISETTEBARQUEUNKNOWNAT CABHA BREAN
b e
1862VENUSCORK BRIG - 107 tonsCOALAT CONACOSTEEN ROCKS; FROM CORK
b c e
1865HANTSWHITBY BRIGGRAINFROM ODESSA
b e
1865MATANZASSOUTH SHIELDS BARQUEGRAINBEACHED & HOLED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FROM KUSTENJIE
b e
1866
ALARM
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BELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
b d
1866EUGENIE DUBLIN FULL RIGGER - 1,194 tonsGENERAL & IRON GOODSWENT ASHORE; BROKE IN TWO; PART SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR AMERICA
a b c e
1867ENTERPRISEBRIG - 99 tonsCOALFOUNDERED OFF; NEWPORT FOR KINSALE
b c e
1867FLORIDALIVERPOOL IRON STEAMER - 1,432 tonsCOALFOUNDERED OFF; LIVERPOOL FOR ALEXANDRIA
b c e
1868UNKNOWNWHALERCREWOFF,
b
1869EDWARDINOSPANISH BRIGWHEATFROM GENOA
b e
1869LAHAINABRIGUNKNOWNFOUNDERED
b c e
1870ANNEBRIG - 179 tonsCOAL0.5 MILE SOUTH BY 7 MILES WEST; NEWPORT FOR CORK
b
1870UNKNOWN3 MASTER SCHOONERUNKNOWNAT BALLYANDREEN
b
1872UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
-
1872UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE
-
1874JOHNSAILING SHIP UNKNOWNFROM TRURO
b e
1879ST. LOUISQUEBEC BRIGANTINE - 194 tonsCOALIN BAY; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; GLASGOW FOR TRINIDAD
b c e
1881GUSTAVANORWEGIAN BARQUE - 393 tonsCOALCARDIFF FOR COPENHAGEN
b e
1883ARGOAMERICAN BARQUE - 632 tonsOILAT GARRYVOE; NEW YORK FOR QUEENSTOWN
b e
1883DARINGYAWLFISHNONE
b e
1884SUNBEAMCORK DANDY - 25 tonsBRICKSFOUNDERED 3 MILES EAST OF; YOUGHAL FOR CORK
c
1886ALARMBELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c
1886CHARLESCAERNARFON SMACK - 43 tonsROOFING SLATESSTRANDED & WRECKED 4 MILES WEST OF; CAERNARFON FOR CORK
b c
1887JESSIE MCDONALDBELFAST BARQUE - 275 tonsRICE & CEMENTFOUNDERED 30 MILES OFFSHORE; LONDON FOR BELFAST
b c
1892UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWRECKAGE FOUND WITH "TRADER" ON IT
b
1894COOLEENBELFAST IRON BARQUE - 657 tonsWHEATSTRANDED & WRECKED 200yds OFFSHORE; TALCANUAND FOR UK
b c e
1895SAGASWEDISH BRIG - 323 TONSUNKNOWNABANDONED BETWEEN BALLYCOTTON & POOR HEAD; LEITH FOR NICKERIL
b c e f
1896KATIEBIDEFORD KETCH - 54 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 30 MILES SOUTH OF; NEWPORT MON. FOR COURTMACSHERRY
c
1896ST. COLUMBIAGLANDORE LUGGER - 21 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 30 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
c
1899RIVALSWANSEA SCHOONER - 78 tonsTIMBERON WHEATON ROCK; CORK FOR NEWPORT MON.
b c e
1900DUNSYREGLASGOW IRON STEAMER - 176 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 4 MILES WEST-SOUTH-WEST OF LIGHTHOUSE; NEATH FOR CORK
b c
1901VIKINGCHESTER IRON STEAMER - 196 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 30 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH WEST OF BALLYCOTTON ISLAND; CHESTER FOR WATERFORD
b c
1902UNKNOWNSTEAMERUNKNOWN5 MILES EAST OF CAPEL ISLAND
b
1903UPUPASCHOONER RIGGED STEAMER - 568 tonsCOALDRIVEN ASHORE; PART SALVAGED; CARDIFF FOR CORK
b e
 
 
BALLYCOTTON continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1911
TADORNA
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CORK STEAMER- 1,643 tonsGENERALAT WARRENS STRAND; BROKE IN TWO; ROTTERDAM FOR CORK
a b c e
1915EDITHBARROW SCHOONER - 78 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED BY U-BOAT 10 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF CAPEL ISLAND
b
1915SCOTTISH MONARCHGLASGOW STEAMER - 5,043 tonsSUGARSUNK BY GUNFIRE FROM U-24, 40 MILES SOUTH OF; NEW YORK FOR MANCHESTER
b c
1917AYLEVARROOLIMERICK ARMED STEAMER - 908 tonsGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-57 OFF BALLYCOTTON ISLAND; LIVERPOOL FOR TRALEE
b c e
1917COOROYLONDON STEEL BARQUE - 2,470 tonsNITRATE OF SODATORPEDOED BY UC-33, 16 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-EAST OF; TOCOPILLA FOR LIVERPOOL
c e
1917DARTLONDON ARMED STEAMER - 3,207 tons4,700 TONS IRON ORE TORPEDOED BY UC-47, 6 MILES SOUTH SOUTH-WEST OF LIGHTHOUSE; HUELVA FOR GARSTON
b c e
1917DUKAT NORWEGIAN STEAMER - 1,452 tonsCOALTORPEDOED BY U-84, 5 MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-EAST OF; BARRY FOR THE AZORES
b c d e
1917GRACIASPANISH STEAMER - 3,129 tonsGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-53, OFFSHORE; LIVERPOOL FOR HAVANA
c
1917LODESMIDDLESBOROUGH STEAMER - 396 tonsCOALMINED 4 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; NEWPORT FOR CORK
a b c e
1917
PERA
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MARIEHAMN STEEL FULL RIGGER - 1,737 tonsMAIZEFOUNDERED 70 MILES SOUTH SOUTH-EAST OF; RIVER PLATE FOR SWANSEA
c
1917
RICHARD DE LARRINAGA
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LIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 5,591 tonsBALLASTTORPEDOED BY U-57, 15 MILES SOUTH-EAST BY SOUTH OF ISLAND; MANCHESTER FOR GALVESTON
a b c e
1918
INNISCARRA
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CORK ARMED STEAMER - 1,412 tonsGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-86, 10 MILES SOUTH-EAST EAST OF ISLAND
a b c e
1930MATILDAEXETER SAIL VESSELCULMDRIVEN ASHORE & WRECKED AT BALLYTRASNA; NEATH FOR CORK
b
1940
EXETER
MILFORD TRAWLER - 165 tonsBALLASTBOMBED 5 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; FROM MILFORD HAVEN
b c e 1
1941PRIMROSESTEAMERUNKNOWNPART SALVAGED; DUBLIN FOR CORK
e
1944UNKNOWNGERMAN U-BOATBALLASTJUST OFF,
b
1946CHARMOUTHTRAWLER - 197 tonsFISHMINED 20 MILES OFF,
1
1947IRISH PLANEDUBLIN STEAMER - 4,706 tonsMOTOR CARS, TYPEWRITERS & GENERALIN KELLY'S COVE ; PART SALVAGED; PHILADELPHIA FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1950JOSEPH MITCHELLLONDON STEAM COASTER - 650 tonsCOAL4 MILES OFF; GARSTON FOR CORK
b c d e
1954
TRESILLIAN
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MOTORSHIP - 7,373 tonsGRAINFOUNDERED OFF; EX "M.V.REGISTAN"; MONTREAL FOR AVONMOUTH & GLASGOW
b 2
1994CLAUDIATRAWLER - 140ft.BALLAST12 MILES EAST OF,
b f
1994INIS EALGAWATERFORD FISHING VESSELBALLASTNONE
b
1996MYSTIC MOURNEHELVIC MOTOR TRAWLERFISHFOUNDERED 25 MILES EAST OF,
b c d
 
 
BALLYCRONEEN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1851HEROINEBARQUEUNKNOWNNONE
b
1860MARY JANECOLLIERCOALIN BAY
b e
1865IBISCORK IRON PADDLE STEAMER - 605 tonsWINE, BRANDY, TALLOW & FEATHERSAT JULIEN ROCK; BROKE IN TWO; LONDON FOR CORK
b c e
1874MAI NORWEGIAN BARQUE - 354 tonsTIMBERAT CAPEL ISLAND; DERELICT, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c e
1874CHERUBTROON SCHOONER - 119 tonsCOALIN BAY; TROON FOR ST. NAZAIRE
b c e
1889CELESTINAITALIAN BARQUE - 563 tonsMAIZESTRANDED & WRECKED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; BUENOS AIRES FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c e
1903HELGALONDON STEEL FULL RIGGER - 1,668 tonsWHEATSTRANDED & WRECKED; PART SALVAGED; OREGON FOR CORK
b c e
1915EDITHKILKEEL STEEL SCHOONER - 78 tons155 TONS PLASTER-OF-PARISSUNK BY U-BOAT GUNFIRE 10 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF CAPEL ISLAND; SILLOTH FOR CORK
c
1915LUCENALIVERPOOL STEAMER - 243 tonsCOALSUNK BY U-BOAT GUNFIRE 4 MILES SOUTH OF CAPEL ISLAND; GARSTON FOR BANTRY BAY
b c
 
 
BALLYDONEGAN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1850JOHN BULLSAIL VESSELBALLASTBETWEEN B'DONEGAN AND BERE; FROM PLYMOUTH
b e
1854BROTHERSSWANSEA SCHOONER - 66 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS; SWANSEA FOR BALLYDONEGAN
b c
1860MINERSCHOONER - 79 tonsCOPPER ORE BOUND FOR SWANSEA; OTHER SOURCE SAYS 1850
b e
1867PENCALENICKSAIL VESSEL - 88 tonsTIMBERFOUNDERED OFF; HALE FOR BALLYDONEGAN
b e
1873ROSE OF THE ST. AGNESDUBLIN SCHOONER - 99 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
c
1876FLORENCESWANSEA SCHOONER - 93 tonsCOALSWANSEA FOR SKIBBEREEN
b e
1880SOPHIA MARGARETSWANSEA SCHOONER - 82 tonsCOAL & BRICKSIN BAY; SWANSEA FOR BALLYDONEGAN
b c e
1882DAVID JENKINSSWANSEA SCHOONER - 94 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED; PORT TALBOT FOR BALLYDONEGAN
b c e
1888KAREN ELSIENORWEGIAN BARQUE - 372 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED; LIMERICK FOR CARDIFF
b c e
 
 
BALLYMACOTTER
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1882FLYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR SIGNAL TOWER; ST. MICHAEL'S FOR BRISTOL
b
1872JAMES DUCKETTPRESTON IRON BARQUE - 253 tonsPALM KERNELSSTRANDED & WRECKED; LAGOS FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c e
 
 
BALLYMACUS POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1911

FALLS OF GARRY
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GLASGOW 4 MASTED STEEL BARQUE - 2,102 tonsWHEATSTRUCK QUAY ROCK; PORT PIRIE FOR QUEENSTOWN
b c e
 
 
BALLYRIZZARD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1794

FANNYCROOKHAVEN SAIL VESSELBRASS BEDSTEADSDUBLIN FOR LIMERICK
b e
 
 
BALTIMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1537O'DRISCOLL FLEET - 53 vesselsPINNACESCANNONAT DUN NA LONG; CANNONBALLS RECOVERED
b e
1601GOLDEN LION (LEON DE ORO)SPANISH FLAG SHIP - 600 tonsGUNS & PROVISIONSSTRUCK ROCKS
b
1628GLOBELONDON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFROM CADIZ
b
1697LOOE H.M.S.5TH RATE MAN O'WAR - 385 tons - 1.5 DECKER32 CARRIAGE MOUNTED CANNONSTRUCK LOOE ROCK; REMAINS ARE BUOYED; 10 CANNON RECOVERED; ARCHEOLOGY SITE
b c e
1751MARY JERSEY SAIL VESSELWINENONE
b f
1758CHRISTOPHERDUTCH SAIL VESSELCOTTON, COFFEE, SUGAR & TOBACCOAT SPANISH ISLAND; CARGO SALVAGED
b e
1758HUNTINGDONSAIL VESSELCURRANTSON SPANISH ISLAND; CARGO SAVED; FROM ZANTE
b e
1762UNKNOWNNORTH AMERICAN VESSELUNKNOWNAT SHERKIN ISLAND
-
1768UNKNOWNBRIGUNKNOWNCAME ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEW ENGLAND FOR CORK
c
1780YOUNG DRAGONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR BARBADOS
c
1782DISPATCHMARGATE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEW YORK FOR LONDON
b e
1782LIONTRANSPORT VESSEL - 620 tons10 x 6 POUNDER CARRIAGE CANNONON ROCKS AT HARBOUR ENTRANCE; CHARLESTON FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1784JOHN & MARGARETLIMERICK BRIG UNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE & WRECKED; BORDEAUX FOR LIMERICK
b c
1798UNKNOWNSWEDISH SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR HARBOUR; ST. UBES FOR CORK
c
1803HEROSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED NEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR WATERFORD
b c
1806JESSIESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNABANDONED; DRIFTED ASHORE & WRECKED; LIVERPOOL FOR DERRY
b c d
1806RUTHYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNASHORE IN RIVER; PROBABLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR BALTIMORE
b
1823WELTBURGERBREMEN SAIL VESSELPASSENGERSNEAR RAPPAHANNOCK; PLYMOUTH FOR BALTIMORE
c
1828ALBIONBRIG GENERALAT GRAYS POINT; COVE FOR LISBON
b f
1835CONFIDENCEBALTIMORE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOR QUEBEC; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1835HIBERNIAKINSALE BRIGUNKNOWNFROM ST. JOHN'S
b c d
1843DIANAKINCARDINE BRIGTIMBERCARGO SALVAGED
b
1847NEPTUNESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1874CHARLESNOVA SCOTIAN BARQUEUNKNOWNOUTSIDE HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
1879ONWARDCORK BRIGANTINE - 115 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED AT SKAKIN ISLAND; NEWPORT FOR CORK
b c
1886ANNSALCOMB SMACK - 17 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS IN HARBOUR; TOTALLY WRECKED
b c
1889ATLANTABALTIMORE DANDY - 20 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b c
1893ARIELBANTRY LUGGER - 20 tonsFISHCAUGHT FIRE OFF CHURCH STRAND
b
1894CHRISTIAN WILHELMNORWEGIAN BARQUE - 386 tonsPITWOODBETWEEN SHERKIN & SANDY ISLANDS; NORWAY FOR SWANSEA
b e
1894FLORENCEKILKEEL LUGGER - 18 tonsBALLAST2 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
c
1895ZENITHISLE OF MAN FISHING LUGGER - 18 tonsPARTY GOERSCAUGHT FIRE 2 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; BALTIMORE FOR GLENDARE
a b c
1896HARRIETHAMPSHIRE DANDY - 38 tonsBALLASTAT REENABULLIGA ISLAND; FROM BALTIMORE
b c
1899SPEEDYISLE OF MAN DANDY - 22 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED
b c
1900ALFRED & EMMAFISHING SCHOONERFISHPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
1911ELEANORSKIBBEREEN SAIL VESSEL - 15 tonsBALLASTWRECKED AT SPANISH ISLAND
b c
1916
LIVERPOOL STEAMER - 2,244 tonsGENERALON KEDGE ROCKS; LIES IN 30m; LAS PALMAS FOR LIVERPOOL
a b c e g
1916ST. ANNEDANDY - 30 tonsBALLASTON STRAND; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1917ELLEN ROBERTSCAERNARFON SCHOONER - 98 tonsROOFING SLATESFOUNDERED 5 MILES SOUTH OF; PORTMADOG FOR GALWAY
c
1917HIBERNIASAILING SMACK - 21 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75, 14 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
b c
1917
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NORWEGIAN TANKER - 5,672 tonsPETROLEUMMINED BY UC-43, 3 MILES OFF AT THE BEACON; NEW YORK FOR AVONMOUTH
a b c e g
1917
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BELFAST ARMED LINER - 13,714 TONSGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-48, 11 MILES SOUTH OF; LIES IN 90m; LONDON FOR NEW YORK
a b c d e
1918THOMAS JOSEPHDUBLIN TRAWLER - 36 tonsBALLASTAT CATHALOGUES ROCKS NEAR SANDY ISLAND; FROM SCHULL
b c e
1986
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HONG KONG BULK ORE CARRIER - 89,438 tons165,000 TONS IRON ORE & 2,000 TONS OILAT STAG ROCK; LIES IN 30m; QUEBEC FOR CLYDE
b c e g
1994DINACARIBBEAN COASTER - 299 tonsMECHANICAL PRESSESCAPSIZED 10 MILES OFF; ANTWERP FOR LIMERICK
b c
 
 
BANTRY BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1665BONADVENTURESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b e
1683INFANTASPANISH GALLEON1,100 SILVER BARS & COINLIES IN 120m; FROM SPAIN
b c d e
1692UNKNOWNFRENCH 20 GUN PRIVATEERCREWFROM ST. MALO
b e
1754DOUTEILLESMUGGLING BRIG8 SWIVEL GUNS, BALLASTSCUTTLED AT CLEINDERRY
e
1760SALLY & JENNYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPOSITION UNKNOWN; PHILADELPHIA FOR COURK
c
1770UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCOFFEE, COCOA & COTTONDOMINICO FOR LIVERPOOL
b f
1796LA SURVEILLANTEFRENCH FRIGATE - 140ft.600 CAVALRY & 40 CARRIAGE MOUNTED CANNONNEAR WHIDDY ISLAND OIL TERMINAL
b c e
1796SISTERS OF LIVERPOOLSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCAPTURED & SUNK BY THE FRENCH
b e
1797FILLE UNIQUEFRENCH TRANSPORT300 TROOPSFOUNDERED; POSITION UNKNOWN
b c e
1803NABBYUSA SAIL VESSEL - 246 tonsSALT & GENERALSOUTH SIDE OF BAY; YEAR COULD BE 1805; LIVERPOOL FOR BOSTON
b c
1807HIBERNIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAGROUND NEAR; POSSIBLY REFLOATED; DUBLIN FOR WEST INDIES
b
1810SIR GEORGE PROVOSTLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNMARTINIQUE FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1811CANADASAIL VESSELMAHOGANYAT DUNBOY; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FROM WEST INDIES
b e f
1820ELIZABETH & SALLYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF; TRALEE FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1825PROTECTORBEREHAVEN SLOOPUNKNOWNOFF BARRY HEAD,
b d
1826UNKNOWNAMERICAN SAIL VESSEL - 600 tonsUNKNOWNFIGURE-HEAD WASHED ASHORE
b
1840EMMERLINESCHOONER DEALS & STAVESWRECKED AT GLENGARRIF; CARGO PART SALVAGED; ST. JOHN N.B. FOR DUBLIN
b c
1874CARDROSSGREENOCK FULL RIGGER - 569 tonsMAHOGANY TIMBER FOUNDERED BETWEEN CAPE CLEAR & DURSEY HEAD; QUEENSTOWN FOR LIVERPOOL
c e
1874SHAMROCKSKIBEREEN SLOOPBRICKS & WOODON PALMERS ROCK; BANTRY FOR GALLEY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
b e
1878RIO FORMOSASAIL VESSEL - 163 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
b e
1884PLOVERBANTRY CUTTER - 20 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS,
b c
1886INDIAN QUEEN (or OCEAN QUEEN)SKIBBEREEN SCHOONER - 42 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS
b c
1900JAVABRIGANTINECOALUSED AS A COAL HULK
b d e
1902KATESTEAM LAUNCH - 8 tonsBALLASTCOLLIDED WITH "DOVE" 2 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF SHEEPS HEAD
b
1917BEGONA (or BEGONIA)MONTEVIDEO ARMED STEAMER - 2,407 tonsPHOSPHATETORPEDOED BY U-46 OFF BANTRY BAY; BONA FOR CORK
b c
1917CHARILAOS TRICOUPISGREEK STEAMER - 2,475 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-58 OFFSHORE; BUENOS AIRES FOR LIVERPOOL
c
1930DYNEVOR CASTLESWANSEA STEAM TRAWLER - 283 tonsBALLAST FOUNDERED 2 MILES NORTH OF SHEEPS HEAD
c
1940
SARANAC
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STEAM TANKER - 12,049 tonsPETROLIUMTORPEDOED BY U-51, 250 MILES WEST OF,
b
1948QUIQUESPANISH MOTOR TRAWLER - 167 tonsBALLASTAT TRASLOOSH POINT
c
1974PLAYA DE LAPAMANSPANISH MOTOR TRAWLER - 177 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 21 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF,
c
 
 
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
g
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
2
via email 2008
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