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Year of Loss within alphabetic Location (318 wrecks)

 
Rocky Bay to Youghal

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ROCKY BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1766THOMASDUBLIN SAIL VESSELRUMSTRANDED & WRECKED; CARGO PART SALVAGED; BARBADOS FOR DUBLIN
b c d g
1783UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED AT REANNY HEAD
b d e g
1805ARDBUCKLE / AMSBUSCADEBRIGUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; WHITEHAVEN FOR CORK
b e f
1810SEVERNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; BRISTOL FOR ST. VINCENT
d
1814MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWATERFORD FOR SOUTHAMPON
b d e
1822RESOLUTIONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNYOUGHAL FOR PORTSMOUTH
d
1841FRIENDS OF LIBERTYKINSALE SCHOONERUNKNOWNBOUND FOR KINSALE
b
1881IDOMEAAUSTRIAN BARQUE - 376 tonsSALT & PASSENGERSSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR ROBERT'S COVE; LIVERPOOL FOR BALTIMORE; OTHER SOURCE SAYS "IDUMED"
b d f
1886VICTORIA CROSSIRON BARQUE - 669 tonsFLOURPART SALVAGED; FROM SAN FRANCISCO
b f
1900MARIACORK LIGHTER - 50 tons40 TONS COALFOUNDERED SOUTH OF ROCKY ISLAND
b f g
1915MISS EVANSABERYSTWYTH SCHOONER - 96 tonsCOALAT ROCKY BAY; NEWPORT FOR KINSALE
b c d
 
 
ROSS BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1812MARGARETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEWPORT FOR LIMERICK
b e f
1849CEYLONSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSCLYDE FOR NEW YORK
b d f
1850EMILY & LOUISAFRENCH BRIGANTINE - 175 tonsINDIAN CORNAT LONG STRAND; GALETZ FOR CORK
b d f
1865ASSAYELONDON FULL RIGGER - 1,598 tons£300,000 COTTON, JUTE, WOOL & LINSEED & PASSENGERSDROVE ASHORE; BOMBAY FOR LIVERPOOL
b d e
1871CECILLIVERPOOL BRIGANTINE - 188 tonsWINE & NUTSPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; LAGOS FOR LIVERPOOL
b d f
1884MARYCORK SLOOP - 26 tonsTIMBER & BRICKSSTRANDED & WRECKED; CORK FOR SKIBBEREEN
b d
 
 
ROSSCARBERY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1804
POLLY & MARYLLEWELLYN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCARGO POSSIBLY SALVAGED; GLASGOW FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1809
SYLVANUSTRANSPORT VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR;
d
1810
MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; LONDON FOR LIMERICK
b d e
1834
EUROPALIVERPOOL SAIL VESSEL - 256 tonsUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR BAHIA
b e g
1856
MINERVASCHOONER - 145 tonsGENERALNONE
b
1862
PRUDENCEBIDEFORD SCHOONER - 167 tonsOATSSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; LIMERICK FOR LONDON
b d
1874
MARY JANESCHOONER - 63 tonsCOALON BAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEWPORT FOR ROSSCARBERY
b
1890
PRIMA DONNASKIBBEREEN YAWL - 17 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED AT HARBOUR ENTRANCE
b d
 
 
SANDY COVE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1770
HAMPDENSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b g
1774
NEPTUNEMINEHEAD SAIL VESSELCOALFROM SWANSEA
b

1826

ELIZACARDIGAN BRIG - 147 tonsUNKNOWNAT ISLAND; CORK FOR KINSALE
b d e
 
 
SCHULL
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1802BOAUNIUSBRIG 760 CRATES ORANGESAT CASTLE ISLAND IN HARBOUR; ST. MICHAEL'S FOR CORK
b f
1823HANNAHSOUTH SHIELDS SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNMOSTLY SALVAGED
g
1833MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDEMERERA FOR DUBLIN
g
1838
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BRIGSILVER BULLION, COINS & HIDESAT BARREL ROCKS NEAR GOAT ISLAND; MOSTLY SALVAGED; CALLAO FOR LIVERPOOL
b f g h
1845LADY FLORA HASTINGSUNKNOWNUNKNOWNNEAR,
b g
1854SYRIANSUNDERLAND SAIL VESSELCORNIN LONG ISLAND CHANNEL; CORK FOR LIMERICK
b e
1869OSPREYCUTTER - 25 tonsFLOUR, LIME, SUGAR, CEMENT & COFFEE50 yds NORTH OF HARBOUR; CROOKHAVEN FOR SCHULL
b
1886MAZEPPASKIBBEREEN CUTTER - 29 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED ON GOAT ISLAND
b d
1898MAYFLOWERGLASGOW IRON STEAMER - 38 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR GOAT'S ISLAND
d
1909UNKNOWNFISHING VESSELBALLASTNONE
b
1910OCEAN GEMLUGGER - 37 tonsUNKNOWN0.25 MILES EAST OF COASTGUARD STATION
b f
1910SHAMROCK SKIBBEREEN CUTTER - 3 tonsBALLASTAT MOORINGS 0.25 MILES EAST OF COASTGUARD STATION
b d f
1913ST. MARYSKIBBEREEN DANDY - 25 tonsBALLASTWENT ASHORE WEST OF PIER,
b d
1941UNKNOWNRAF BRISTOL BLENHEIM BOMBER CREWEAST SIDE OF LONG ISLAND,
b
1941UNKNOWNGERMAN FW200 AIRCRAFTCREWAT LONG ISLAND WEST SHORE,
b
 
 
SCULLANE POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1895

MAGNETFALMOUTH SCHOONER - 74 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED; SWANSEA FOR TRURO
b d f
 
 
SEVEN HEADS ROCKS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1848UNKNOWNSMACKUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF HORSE ROCK,
b
1852AMYIPSWICH SCHOONER - 88 ronsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; HONDURAS FOR LONDON
b d e f
1852ANNBARQUE - 450 tonsTIMBERNONE
b
1875EDITHPORTMADOG SCHOONER - 81 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED; CLONAKILTY FOR PORTMADOG
b d
1880MARY ANNISLE OF MAN LUGGER - 15 tonsBALLASTSUNK IN COLLISION WITH "SS ROCKABIL" 6 MILES SOUTH EAST OF,
b
1884BESSIE WILKINSONCOLLIERCOALOFF; NEWPORT FOR GLANDORE
b f
1904FAULCONNIER (or FALCONIER)DUNKIRK STEEL BARQUE - 1,708 tonsBARLEY & WHEATWRECKED AT COTTON ROCK, TRAVERNA; SAN FRANCISCO FOR QUEENSTOWN
b d f
1917BELL ROSETRAWLERBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE OFF,
b
1917SPECTATORLIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 3,808 tonsCOPPER MATERIAL & GENERALTORPEDOED BY UC-33, 6.25 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; CAPE TOWN FOR LIVERPOOL
d f
 
 
SHERKIN ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1582
UNKNOWNBARQUE - 15 tonsUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; PART OF O'DRICOLL'S FEET
b
1894
FLORENCEKILKEEL TRAWLERMACKEREL1 MILE WEST OF KEDGE ROCKS
b f

1907

ISLAND MAIDSKERKIN YAWL - 6 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 0.5 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; SKERKIN ISLAND FOR CAPE CLEAR
d
 
 
SKIBBEREEN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1774UNKNOWNLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR
d
1825UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE BETWEEN SKIBBEREEN & CAPE CLEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1835FITZROYNEWCASTLE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNQUEBEC FOR LONDON
f g
1847EXILEHALIFAX SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1848THENEASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT PRISON COVE
b f
1848UNKNOWNFRENCH SCHOONER - 150 tonsUNKNOWNNANTES FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1852ISABELLA BARRIS SAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNIN BARLOGUE BAY; NOVA SCOTIA FOR HULL
b
1862NEW BRUNSWICKCANADIAN BRIGANTINE - 598 tonsSALTAT TRALPEAN, BETWEEN BARLOGUE & YOKANE; LIVERPOOL FOR CALCUTTA
b
 
 
SPIKE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1690BREDAH H.M.S.3RD RATE 70 GUN SHIP- 1,055 tonsTROOPS & PRISONERSEXPLODED
b d f
1803SUFFISANTE H.M.S.BRIG SLOOP14 GUNSOFF QUEENSTOWN
b
1814BACCHUSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBATHURST FOR BIDEFORD
b e f
1840DILIGENCESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; LLANELLY FOR COURTMACSHERRY
g
 
 
THE STAG ROCKS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1694SARAHLONDON SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBARBADOS FOR LONDON
b f
1699FOX H.M.S. MAN O'WAR SLOOP 6TH RATE - 65 tons6 CARRIAGE MOUNTED CANNONON NORTH-EAST CORNER; ANCHOR HAS BEEN RAISED
b d f
1848ROYAL SOVEREIGNLONDON SAIL VESSEL - 46 TONSUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF; ANTWERP FOR AMERICA
b e
1850UNKNOWNMAN O'WARCREWWAS CHASING PIRATES
b
1893FRIENDSHIPABERYSTWYTH SCHOONER - 80 tonsCOALNEWPORT FOR SCHULL
b d f
1893RONALIVERPOOL BARQUE - 683 tonsMAHOGANY & RUMOFFSHORE; HAS BEEN DIVED; MONTEGO BAY FOR LIVERPOOL
b d f g
1895UNKNOWN4 MASTED BARQUEUNKNOWNBETWEEN STAGGS & TOE HEAD
-
1916UNKNOWNMOTOR VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1917BIRKBECKUNKNOWNUNKNOWNBOMBED BY U-BOAT 16 MILES SOUTH OF,
g
1917CARBERRY KINGFISHING VESSEL - 21 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75, 14 MILES SOUTH OF,
b g
1917ELEANORFISHING VESSEL - 31 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75 13 MILES SOUTH OF,
b
1917FASTNETFISHING VESSEL - 31 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75, 16 MILES SOUTH OF,
b g
1917LUCKY LASSFISHING VESSEL - 10 tonsBALLASTSCUTTLED BY UC-75, 15 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
b g
1917NORTH STARFISHING VESSEL - 15 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75 14 MILES SOUTH OF,
b g
1917SIR EDWARD BIRKBECKFISHING SMACK - 23 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY UC-75, 16 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
b g
1983JOAN PATRICIAGALWAY TRAWLER - 60ft. LONGFISHSTRUCK ROCKS; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b f
1983SPES NOVAGALWAY TRAWLER - 106 tonsFISHSTRUCK ROCKS; NOT CLEAR IF ACTUALLY SANK
f
1984UNKNOWN x 2TRAWLERSBALLASTSTRUCK ROCKS
b
1984CRYSTAL RIVERCASTLETOWNBERE TRAWLER - 70ft. LONGFISHSTRUCK ROCKS NEAR,
f
 
 
TOE HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1750SONTAYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; KEEL & ANCHORS ARE STILL THERE
-
1804UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE
b
1805GUARDIANSAIL VESSELSTAVES, FLAX SEED, COTTON & OILNEW YORK FOR DUBLIN
b d e
1869SANTEEAMERICAN FULL RIGGER - 1,078 tonsGUANOSTRANDED & WRECKED; CALLO FOR CORK
b d e f
1924
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STEAMER - 5,514 tonsPASSENGERSAT STAG ROCKS; LIES IN 20m; NEW ORLEANS FOR LIVERPOOL
a b f h
 
 
UNION HALL
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1874
PULCHINELLAITALIAN BARQUE - 404 tonsINDIAN CORNAT BLIND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEW YORK FOR BRISTOL
b d f
1891
MARGARET NOLANSKIBBEREEN KETCH - 38 tonsMAIZESTRANDED & WRECKED AT COPPER ROCK; CORK FOR CASTLETOWNSEND
d
1903
ANNIECARRIGILLY DANDY - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED NEAR,
b d
 
 
UNKNOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1604CHERUBINSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON COAST OF; LONDON FOR IRELAND
b
1760ANNESAIL VESSELCASKS OF WINEON SOUTH-WEST COAST; LISBON FOR DUBLIN
b d e
1763TEMPLE H.M.S.NAVAL SAIL VESSELTREASUREOFF THE COAST
b e
1769SARAHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWN60 MILES WEST OF  CO. CORK; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR IRELAND
e
1782UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFROM AMERICA 7 GUADALOPE
b
1782UNKNOWN x 3PORTUGESE SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNNONE
b
1785UNKNOWNSQUARE RIGGERUNKNOWNOFF THE COAST
g
1793KITECUTTERUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1796SCEVOLAFRENCH NAVAL VESSELCREWOFF,
b
1796UNKNOWN x 3SAIL VESSELSBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1802BOAUNISSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
g
1815CUMBERLANDSAIL VESSELRUM & COFFEEJAMAICA FOR GREENOCK
b
1824BALTICSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT MULLEN HEAD??; SLIGO FOR GREENOCK
d
1827MELCHBOURNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFROM BRISTOL
b g
1828COMMERCESAIL VESSEL - 70 tonsUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1830KITTYCAPE CLEAR SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN COLLISION WITH BRIG "BACHELOR"
b g
1835MESSENGERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b g
1836MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; CORK FOR LE HARVE
b
1838THOMAS TUCKERLIVERPOOL BRIG DYEWOOD & COTTONAT CARTHY ISLAND; NASSAU FOR LIVERPOOL
b g
1838WOLFSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1847ANN POWELLSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1848FRANCIS MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BALLYMALOO STRAND; FOR CHESTER
b
1848MILTONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN DUNBROGRY BAY; FOR YARMOUTH
b
1848THOMAS & EDWARDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN KITCHEN COVE; CORK FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1854JESSIESHIELDS BARQUE - 293 tonsUNKNOWNOFF; CORK FOR NORTH AMERICA
b
1856UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELGINAT BALLYMACODA
b
1860DEFIANCEHOOKER - 20 tonsBRICKSFOUNDERED OFF BALLYWILLIAM
b d
1861ALEXANDRASAIL VESSEL - 76 tonsUNKNOWN25 MILES OFF; MILFORD FOR CORK
b
1861MARGARETSAIL VESSELBRICKSIN INCH BAY??
d
1869KATE SOPHIAABERYSTWYTH SCHOONER - 85 tonsMANUREFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; LYNN FOR CORK
d
1869KITTYLIVERPOOL SLOOP - 39 tonsSALTAT BALLYDEHOB HARBOUR; PROBABLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR SCHULL
b
1870THE SALT BOATSAIL VESSELSALTOFF; LIES IN 4 metres
b
1876MATHEWHOOKER - 15 tonsBALLASTIN SEVEN RING CREEK; SCHULL FOR RATHCOURSEY
b
1881PRUDENCESCHOONER - 148 tonsOATSLIMERICK FOR LONDON
b f
1889UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWN50ft.OF WRECKAGE SIGHTED OFF,
b
1890GRAND MASTERCORK SCHOONER - 132 tonsUNKNOWNWHILE MOORED IN RIVER LEE; POSSIBLY REFLOATED
b
1891GYLIFEBARQUEUNKNOWNNEAR MUSHROOM REEF; HAS BEEN DIVED
b
1892RATCLIFFAYR SNOW - 200 tonsCOALFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION IN RIVER LEE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; NEWPORT MON. FOR CORK
d
1896ADALONDON KETCH - 60 tonsBALLASTAT RINGAROGA ISLAND, MALLIMORE
d
1901UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; MASTS SHOWING ABOVE WATER
b
1902KATELIVERPOOL MOTOR LAUNCH - 8 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED 2 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF SHEEP'S HEAD; FROM BERCHAVEN
d
1903CHERERSTONECARDIFF STEAMER - 1,889 tonsCOALSOUTH OF; CADRIFF FOR BOSTON
b
1903DUCKFISHING VESSELBALLASTAT RINEEN
b
1903GREYHOUNDFISHING VESSEL - 2 tonsBALLASTAT RINEEN
b
1911GESINA LUCIASCHOONER - 74 tonsUNKNOWNOFF; NEWPORT FOR CORK
b
1915ADMIRAL COURBETFRENCH STEEL BARQUE - 2,223 tonsBALLASTWRECKED IN FENNINGS BAY
b d
1915AMENDEST. MALO FISHING VESSELBALLASTSOUTH-WEST OF; FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
b
1915LADYSMITH H.M.S.DRIFTERCREWOFF SKOKHAM ISLAND,
b
1915LEOFINNISH CARGO STEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF SOUTH COAST OF IRELAND
a
1916U-68GERMAN U-BOAT - 933 tonsCREWSUNK BY Q-SHIP "FARNBOROUGH" OFF CO. CORK COAST
b d
1917ALIDERUSSIAN SAIL VESSEL - 175 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED & SUNK BY UC-75 OFF,
b
1917ANTILLESAMERICAN STEAMER - 6,878 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-62 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917ASCAROITALIAN STEAMER - 3,245 tonsIRON ORETORPEDOED BY U-93 OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST
d
1917AVA STEAMER - 5076 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-45 SOUTH OF,
b f
1917BENORRIGA BRIGANTINE - 394 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED BY U-BOAT OFF SOUTH COAST; LIVERPOOL FOR CADIZ
d
1917BISAGNOITALIAN STEAMER - 2,252 tonsBALLASTBOMBED BY U-57 OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; GARRUCHA FOR BARROW-IN-FURNESS
d
 
 
UNKNOWN continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1917CAVOURITALIAN STEAMER - 1,929 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF
a b
1917CONISBRO' CASTLEGRIMSBY STEEL TRAWLER - 192 tonsBALLASTWRECKED IN MEDLAND BAY??
d
1917ELIZABETH ELEANORCAERNARFON SCHOONER - 169 tonsIRON ORESHELLED BY U-BOAT OFFSHORE; GIBRALTER FOR BRISTOL
d
1917EUGENE PERGELINENANTES STEEL BARQUE - 2,203 tonsNICKEL INGOTSSUNK BY U-BOAT OFF THE SOUTH COAST
d
1917GARNET HILLFINISH STEEL BARQUE - 2,272 tonsNITRATESSHELLED BY U-BOAT OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; TOCOPILLA FOR LIVERPOOL
d
1917HAINAUTBELGIAN STEAMER - 4,113 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED BY U-53 OFFSHORE
d
1917JAMES SECKARADMIRALTY TRAWLER - 255 tonsCREWSUNK BY U-BOAT SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917MACHANSTEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED SOUTH OF,
b
1917MARIE CELINEGRAVELINES SCHOONER - 142 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED BY U-BOAT OFFSHORE
d
1917NARRAGANSETTARMED GREENOCK TANKER - 9,196 tonsLUBRICATING OILTORPEDOED BY U-44 OFF SOUTH-WEST IRELAND; NEW YORK FOR LONDON
b d
1917PEIGNTONTRANSPORT STEAMERUNKNOWNSOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917POMOTCHNICKNAVRA BRIGANTINE - 167 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED BY U-BOAT OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; PORTIMAO FOR LIVERPOOL
d
1917SAWA MARUJAPANESE STEAMER - 2,532 tonsBALLASTTORPEDOED BY UC-43 OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; HUELVA FOR NEWPORT MON.
d
1917SONGDALNORWEGIAN IRON BARQUE - 2,089 tonsMAIZEBOMBED BY U-BOAT OFFSHORE; BUENOS AIRES FOR LONDON
b d
1917STRADHILLFINNISH SCHOONERUNKNOWNOFF WEST CO. CORK
b e
1917UB-36GERMAN SUBMARINECREWSUNK BY Q-SHIP SOUTH OF,
b
1917U-69GERMAN SUBMARINECREWSUNK BY "H.M.S. PATRIOT" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917U-88GERMAN SUBMARINECREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "Q" SHIP "H.M.S. STONECROP" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSEEN BOTTOM UP SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1917VALA"Q" SHIP - 1,016 tonsCREWSUNK BY UB-54 SOUTH OF; FRANCE FOR QUEENSTOWN
b
1917VALKYRIANSWEDISH STEEL SCHOONER - 233 tonsTIMBERSHELLED BY U-BOAT OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; PENSACOLA FOR FLEETWOOD
d
1918ATLANTICOUNKNOWN - 336 tonsUNKNOWNSOUTH OF,
b
1918BABY MAYFIELDNORWEGIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSUNK BY U-BOAT SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1918
BARON HERRIES (or BARON HERRILO)
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STEAMER - 1,610 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-91 SOUTH OF, (CLOSER TO BISHOP ROCK); LISBON FOR GLASGOW
b 3
1918MARMERASTEAMER - 10,509 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
f
1918SAN ANDRESNORWEGIAN VESSEL - 1,656 tonsPIECE GOODSTORPEDOED OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST; SPAIN FOR NORWAY
b
1920ST. ITATRAWLERBALLASTOFF SOUTH-WEST COAST,
b
1923ALMALUGGER - 32 tonsUNKNOWNAT REEN NEAR BALLYDEHOB; CARGO SALVAGED
b g
1926PRISCILLASCHOONER - 84 tonsCOALCAUGHT FIRE AT REENADONA IN ILEN RIVER
b g
1927FORTUNASTEEL SAILING SHIP - 1,793 tons3,000 TONS COAL & 1,000 EMPTY OIL DRUMSEXPLOSION 10 MILES OFF SOUTH IRELAND
a
1930BRYNAWELSTEAMER - 410 tonsMAIZEAT BANDON RIVER; PROBABLY SALVAGED; ROTHERDAM FOR KILMACSIM
b
1930INIS ARKINTRAWLER - 45 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE OFF,
b g
1939ARKLESIDESTEAMER - 1,567 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939BRANDONSTEAMER - 6,668 tonsUNKNOWNMINED SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939BRETAGNEFRENCH STEAMER - 10,108 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-45 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939KENSINGTON COURTSTEAMER - 4,863 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF,
b
1939LOUISANEFRENCH STEAMER - 6,903 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED & SUNK BY U-48 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939U-42GERMAN UBOAT TYPE IXACREWDEPTH CHARGED BY AIRCRAFT & SUNK SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939U-45GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIIBCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1939WHIRLWIND H.M.S.DESTROYER - 1,100 tonsCREWTORPEDOED BY U-34 WHILE ON ESCORT DUTY SOUTH WEST OF CORK; OTHER SOURCE SAYS 1940
a e
1940ADAMANDIOS GEORGANDISGREEK STEAMER - 3,443 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-28 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1940ERIK BOYE (or BOYLE)DANISH STEAMER - 2,238 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-38 SOUTH OF,
b
1940HUMBER ARMSTANKER - 5,758 tonsPETROLEUMTORPEDOED 50 MILES SOUTH OF CORK
b
1940ITALIASTEAMERUNKNOWNSOUTH OF,
b
1940MOUNT MYRTOSTEAMER - 5,403 tonsUNKNOWNSOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1940PERSAMOSTEAMER - 4,596 tonsUNKNOWNBROKE IN TWO SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1940RANDFORDSTEAMER - 3,999 tonsUNKNOWNSOUTH OF,
b
1940RESOLUTIONCARDIGAN SLOOPUNKNOWNAT ROBERTS COVE
b
1940TOURAINENORWEGIAN MOTOR VESSEL - 5,811 tonsBALLASTABANDONED 40 MILES OFFSHORE
d f
1940U-26GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIA MINELAYERCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "H.M.S. GLADIOLUS" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1940U-41GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE IXACREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "ANTELOPE" SOUTH OF,
b
1941BATHNORWEGIAN DESTROYER - 1,060 tonsCREWTORPEDOED BY U-204 SOUTH-WEST OF CORK
d e
1941
DARU
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STEAMERUNKNOWNBOMBED & SUNK BY GERMAN AIRCRAFT OFF SOUTH-WEST COAST
1
1941DUQUESASTEAMER - 8,600 tonsFROZEN MEATTORPEDOED
f
1941HOPEWELL USNDESTROYER - 1,090 tonsCREWTORPEDOED BY U-204 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1941UNKNOWNGERMAN FW200 AIRCRAFTCREWAT DURRUS, CASBLANE,
b
1942
CULVER H.M.S.
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CONVOY ESCORT VESSELCREWTORPEDOED BY U-105, 500 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF,
1
1942UNKNOWNRAF WHITLEY BOMBERCREW120 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1943KYLECLARESTEAMERUNKNOWNTORPEDOED BY U-456 SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1943U-15GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE IXCCREWATTACKED BY AIRCRAFT & SUNK SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1943U-109GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE IXBCREWATTACKED BY AIRCRAFT & SUNK SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1943U-528GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE IXC/40CREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1944U-264GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "H.M.S. WOODPECKER" & "STARTLING WEST" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1944U-305GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "H.M.S. WANDERER" & "GLENARM" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1944U-386GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "H.M.S. SPEY" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1944U-406GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "H.M.S. SPEY" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1944U-424GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "'H.M.S. WILDGOOSE" & "WOODPECKER" WEST OF,
b
1945U-878GERMAN U-BOAT IXC TRANSPORT TYPECREWDEPTH CHARGED & SUNK BY "'H.M.S. TINTAGEL CASTLE" & "VANQUISHER" SOUTH-WEST OF,
b
1945UNKNOWNNORWEGIAN VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
f
1945
VERVAIN H.M.S.
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CORVETTE - 925 tonsCREWTORPEDOED BY U-1208 OFF SOUTH IRELAND
a b
1978GHISLOINE RENEEFRENCH TRAWLERBALLAST2.5 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1993CONSTANT HOPETRAWLERBALLASTFOUNDERED OFF SOUTH COAST
b
1994CHRISTINAKAMALTA MOTOR VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED 250 MILES OFF,
b
1998GENESTYFRENCH FISHING VESSELBALLAST80 MILES SOUTH OF,
b
1998SONIA NACISPANISH FISHING VESSELBALLASTABANDONED 200 MILES SOUTH OF,
b
 
 
WHIDDY ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1850
ROSASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNGENOA FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1875
JULIASKIBEREEN CUTTER - 26 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED; CASTLETOWNBERE FOR BANTRY
b
1963
HOLMFIELDMOTOR VESSEL - 600 tonsUNKNOWNAT NORTH END OF; PROBABLY SALVAGED
b g

1979

BETELGEUSEFRENCH OIL TANKER - 61,776 tons40,000 TONS OILEXPLODED; BOW LIES AT  50.40.00N. 12.04.00W.; RAS TANURA FOR BANTRY BAY
b d f
 
 
WHITEHORSE POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1907

EVLYN (or EVIYN)STEAM TRAWLERFISHOFF; SUNK IN COLLISION WITH "H.M.S. ALBION"
b f
 
 
YOUGHAL
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1645DUNCANNONFRIGATETROOPS & CANNONSUNK BY CANNON FIRE
b f
1749SPEEDWELLSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF; DUBLIN FOR BORDEAUX
b e
1758OSWEGOSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; PART SALVAGED; BRISTOL FOR NEW YORK
b f
1762MERCURYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; JAMAICA FOR BRISTOL
b e
1766WINST FURLOSTSWEDISH SAIL SHIPIRONSTRANDED AT; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR WATERFORD
b f g
1767ADVENTURESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCARGO SALVAGED
b g
1768UNKNOWNSLOOPRUM & FRUITAT CLAY CASTLE; CORK FOR WATERFORD
b g
1775POLLY SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR WATERFORD
b e
1777UNKNOWNSLOOPUNKNOWNFROM BRISTOL
b
1784BETTYSAIL VESSEL - 200 tonsFLAX SEED & RUMFOUNDERED OFF; BOSTON FOR DUBLIN
b g
1786UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1786WILLIAM & MARGARETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; DUNGARVAN FOR LIVERPOOL
b e
1787HOPESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE NEAR HARBOUR; MAYBE SAME VESSEL AS NEXT
b f
1788HOPEWATERFORD SAIL VESSELPROVISIONSLONDON FOR WATERFORD
b e g
1788UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCORNIN HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1799ROSECARDIGAN SLOOPUNKNOWNIN BAY
b
1800VIGILANTESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED NEAR; LISBON FOR BRISTOL; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1806FRIENDSHIPGREENOCK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT HARBOUR ENTRANCE; PROBABLY SALVAGED
b
1807MERVINBRISTOL SAIL VESSELBRICKS & LIMEIN HARBOUR; PROBABLY REFLOATED; BRISTOL FOR CORK
b
1808UNKNOWNFERRYPASSENGERSYOUGHAL FOR WATERFORD
b
1809BRITANNIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS NEAR; YOUGHAL FOR LIVERPOOL
b d e
1809SWALLOWSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; CARGO SALVAGED; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR ROSS
b d e
1811GRACESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; DUBLIN FOR BARBADOS
b d e
1812JANELIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; AFRICA FOR LIVERPOOL
b d e
1814LONDONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; WHITEHAVEN FOR JAMAICA
d
1815ELIZA ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE & WRECKED; CORK FOR LISBON
b d e
1815NEW THOMPSONDUNGARVAN SLOOPCOAL & CULMSTRANDED & WRECKED; LIVERPOOL FOR DUNGARVAN
b d e
1823HERONEWPORT SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR,
b
1824FAVOURITE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; WATERFORD FOR CORK
b d e
1825BRILLIANTCASTLEHAVEN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON THE STRAND; ROSS FOR CORK
b d e
1825NANCYCARDIGAN SAIL VESSELCOALWENT ASHORE 2 MILES WEST OF; NEWPORT FOR CORK
b d e
1829MERMAIDNEWPORT SCHOONER - 78 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b d e
1830BRIGETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT CABLE ISLAND
g
1831GEORGE McCAUSELANDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b g
1832UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCASKSFOUNDERED OFF WHITING BAY
b g
1833AVONMORESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; YOUGHAL FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1833ELIZA & ANNESAIL VESSELBALLASTFROM QUEBEC
b f
1833LORD NELSONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNYOUGHAL FOR GLOUCESTER
b
1835ANNE & ELIZABETHFALMOUTH SAIL VESSEL - 86 tonsUNKNOWNNEWPORT FOR YOUGHAL; STRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b d e
1837COMMERCESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS OFF; SWANSEA FOR YOUGHAL
b g
1837UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSOFF,
b g
1838JOHN & ELIZASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT CABLE ISLAND; CARNAVON FOR LONDON
b g
1838MARY SCOTTLIVERPOOL BRIG - 248 tonsTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; ST. JOHN, N.B. FOR LIVERPOOL
d
1838MILFORD PACKETPACKET BOATUNKNOWNON BAR; MILFORD FOR WATERFORD
b f
1840MEDORA BRIGUNKNOWNWENT TO PIECES; YARMOUTH FOR SWANSEA
b f g
 
 
YOUGHAL continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1844FORESTERKINSALE SCHOONERCOALON BAR; FROM NEWPORT
b f
1848SPECULATORSWANSEA SAIL VESSEL - 271 tonsUNKNOWNFROM SWANSEA
b f
1849ETNAPALERMO BRIGANTINE UNKNOWNSTRANDED AT EASTERN POINT OF HARBOUR; LIVERPOOL FOR PALERMO
b d f
1855HERO OF ILFRACOMBESCHOONER - 69 tonsCULMNEAR LIGHTHOUSE
b
1858GALATHEANORWEGIAN BARQUE650 TONS GUANOON BAR; CALLAO FOR QUEENSTOWN
b f
1860ANNIECAERNARFON BRIGANTINE - 152 tonsPORTER & PEASSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b d f
1861ECHOSCHOONER YACHTCREWNEAR,
b
1862ORLEANSBRIGANTINE - 1O1 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED
d
1873THORSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPARTLY SALVAGED
e
1874ERINYOUGHAL LUGGER UNKNOWNIN BAY
b f
1875GLEANERMILFORD SNOW - 115 tonsCOALON BAR 1 MILE WEST OF; PORT TALBOT FOR CORK
b
1875JOHN MUNROYOUGHAL SCHOONER - 113 tonsCOALAT CLERY'S BANK; CARDIFF FOR CORK
b f
1876WELCOMEHOOKERBALLASTSTRUCK QUAY ROCKS, WHITING BAY; CORK FOR YOUGHAL
b
1878CONFIDENCECARDIGAN SCHOONER - 120 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED; CARGO PART SALVAGED; SWANSEA FOR NEW ROSS

b d f

1878

COUNTESS OF DURHAM

YOUGHAL BARQUE - 298 tonsCOALIN MAUGHANS BAY; PORTCAWL FOR YOUGHAL
b d f
1878GALATEANORWEGIAN VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
f
1878ST. JOHNYOUGHAL FISHING SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED NEAR,
b d
1881ORLEANSSCHOONERUNKNOWNSYDNEY FOR CORK
b f
1885ERIN GO BRAGHCORK HOOKER - 24 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED OFFSHORE AFTER COLLISION WITH "GEORGE"
b d
1891MONACORK DANDY - 26 tonsBRICKSSTRANDED & WRECKED; YOUGHAL FOR QUEENSTOWN
b d
1894HELEN MARSCHOONER - 100 tons SALT & COALDRIVEN ASHORE AT ARDOGHENA; WATERFORD FOR YOUGHAL
b f
1894SEAGULLYACHTCREWFOUNDERED IN BAY; PROBABLY SALVAGED
b
1895EAGLETCHESTER SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWRECKAGE WASHED ASHORE
b
1897NAMELESSYOUGHAL BRIGANTINE - 152 tonsCOAL & IRONAT ENTRANCE TO YOUGHAL; FROM CARDIFF
b d f
1898WARWICKDUBLIN BRIGANTINE - 120 tonsCOALSTRUCK BARRELLS ROCKS; WORKINGTON FOR CLARECASTLE
b d f
1899ROVERCARDIFF STEAMER - 82 tonsUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE IN WHITING BAY; POSSIBLY REFLOATED
b
1901UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBLOWN OUT TO SEA, NOT HEARD OF AGAIN
b
1903HARRIETT & ELIZAPRESTON SCHOONER - 40 tonsBAGGED GRAINSTRANDED & WRECKED 0.75 MILES WEST OF LIGHTHOUSE; CORK FOR YOUGHAL
b d
1905ANNETTEWATERFORD SCHOONER - 74 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR STATION; NEWPORT MON. FOR YOUGHAL
b d
1909QUICKSTEPKETCHBRICKSOFF MARKET DOCKS; PROBABLY SALVAGED
b
1911QUEENGLOUCESTER KETCH - 65 tonsCOAL1 MILE SOUTH OF LIGHTHOUSE; LYDNEY FOR YOUGHAL
b d f
1913P.M. WILLCOCKABERYSTWYTH KETCH - 60 tonsROOFING SLATESWRECKED NEAR RED BARN BEACH; PORTMADOG FOR NEWW ROSS
d
1917
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CUNARD ARMED CARGO STEAMER - 6,705 tonsGENERALTORPEDOED BY U-53, 4 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF RAM HEAD; NEW YORK FOR AVONMOUTH
a d e f g h 2
1917THURINGIA H.M.T. NAVY ARMED TRAWLER - 297 tonsBALLASTTORPEDOED OFF,
b d e f
1917WILLIAM MARTINARKLOW SCHOONER - 82 tonsUNKNOWN7 MILES SOUTH WEST BY WEST OF RAM HEAD
b
1919BALLINBREACH CASTLEPADSTOW SCHOONER - 111 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; FROM PADSTOW
b d e
1954
JAMES POSTLETHWAITE
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ARKLOW SCHOONER - 134 tonsUNKNOWNSUNK IN COLLISION; RAISED AND USED IN FILM "MOBY DICK"
b e
 
 
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
"Lusitania - Unravelling the Mysteries"
by
Patrick O'Sullivan
Collins Press 1998 - ISBN: 1898256519
d
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
e
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
f
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 – 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
g
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721
h
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater CouncilCFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
2
Internet 2006
3
Internet 2006

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