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Year of Loss within alphabetic Location (136)

 
Gweedore to Teelin

 

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GWEEDORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1874THRASHERSCHOONER - 69 tonsIRON ORE AT GWEEDORE RIVER; BUNBEG FOR LIVERPOOL
d f
1884FAYAWAYPLYMOUTH SCHOONER - 84 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED; KILLYBEGS FOR BUNBEG
d e f
 
 
INIS IRRIR
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1833

UNKNOWNSCHOONERUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS NEAR GWEEDORE
d
 
 
INISKEERAGH
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1914

UNKNOWNUNKNOWNCOTTONON WEST SIDE OF,
d
 
 
KILLYBEGS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588LAVIAARMADA VESSELSOLDIERSNEAR,
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1588SAN JUANARMADA VESSELSOLDIERSNEAR,
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1748FAMESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEW YORK FOR DUBLIN
d
1765BUSTLE ARDARA WHALER - 90 tonsWHALE OILBLOWN ASHORE & WRECKED
d e g
1784UNKNOWNBRIGUNKNOWNNONE
d
1784UNKNOWN x 9SLOOPSUNKNOWNNONE
d e
1802THOMAS & SALLYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR SLIGO
d e
1817BRIDGETMARYPORT BRIGTIMBERNEAR; CARGO PART SALCAGED
d e
1817FAIRNIESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; BELFAST FOR DONEGAL
d e f
1842VENUSPORTAFERRY SCHOONERUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROTTEN ISLAND
d g
1848JAMES & JESSIESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT ST. JOHN'S POINT
d f
1945UNKNOWNSUNDERLAND FLYING BOATCREWWEST OF,
d
1945UNKNOWNB17 AIRCRAFT CREWDITCHED OFF,
d
 
 
LOUGHROS MOR BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1500UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT POINT,
d
1588DUQUESA SANTA ANNAARMADA VESSEL - 900 tons357 SOLDIERS & 23 GUNSWENT ASHORE & WRECKED AT ROSBEG
d e f
1858AURORABELFAST EMIGRANT SHIPEMIGRANTSNEAR ARDARA
d
1902C.M. REYNOLDSBELFAST BRIG - 136 tonsFLAGSTONESSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR ROSBEG; KILRUSH FOR BELFAST
d e
1998LISA SELINE FISHING VESSEL BALLASTAT ROSBEG
d
 
 
MAGHERORTY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1947

PRIDE OF GLENTIESFISHING BOATFISHOFF,
d f
 
 
MALINBEG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1842
ARGUS SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; FROM GREENOCK
d e g

1890

ELIZABETH DUBLIN SCHOONER - 70 tonsCOALFOUNDERED OFF MAINMORE HEAD; IRVINE FOR KILLYBEGS
e
 
 
MULLAGHDERG
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588
BARCA DE AMBURGARMADA STORESHIP - 600 tons23 CANNONNEAR KINCASSLAGH
d
1588
JULIANASPANISH GALLEON - 860 tons32 CANNONOFF STREEDAGH
d

1588

LA LAVIASPANISH GALLEON - 728 tons25 CANNONOFF STREEDAGH,
d 4
 
 
NARRIN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1849

DORADEUNKNOWNUNKNOWNNONE
d f
 
 
PORTSALLAGH
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1889

SCALE DUCKSAIL VESSEL - 20 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
d f
 
 
RATHLIN O'BYRNE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1856TORY (OR TROY)SLIGO SCHOONER - 61 tonsUNKNOWNSTRUCK REEF WEST OF; SLIGO FOR LIVERPOOL
d e f
1896ST. MARYMALINBEG FISHING YAWL - 2 tonsBALLASTDROVE ASHORE & WRECKED
d e
1931UNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWNOFF,
d
1934ROSTELLANDOWNINGS IRON STEAM PUFFER - 300 tons300 TONS COALSANK NEAR; LIES IN 30 FATHOMS
d e f
1936ELLERBELFAST STEAMER - 249 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 6 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF; BIRKENHEAD FOR BALLYSHANNON
d e g
1936THRUSHFIELDBELFAST STEAMER - 243 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 6 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF CARRIGAN HEAD; LIES IN 40 FATHOMS; BIRKENHEAD FOR BALLYSHANNON
d e f
1941DANELANDSTEAM TRAWLER - 289 tonsBALLASTATTACKED BY AIRCRAFT 30 MILES NORTH x 1/2 MILE WEST OF; OTHER SOURCE SAYS 1918.
d
1975
TRAWLER - 65ft.FISHBACK OF; LIES IN 36m
b c d f h
1976
DONEGAL TRAWLERFISHBACK OF; LIES IN 36m
b c d e f h
1990LOCKATIFTRAWLER - 64ft.FISH8 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
f
2007 KILLYBEGS TRAWLER - 86ft.BALLAST1.5 MILES OFF, LIES IN 55m; HAS BEEN DIVED
3
 
 
ROSSAN POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1869
MARIANOPOLISSAIL VESSELMAIZESUNK UNDER TOW
e
1873
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
d

1886

BEATRICEABERYSTWYTH SCHOONER - 84 tonsROOFING SLATES DROVE ASHORE; BANGOR FOR SLIGO
d e f
 
 
ROSSES BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1784UNKNOWNSLOOPUNKNOWNNONE
d e
1791MAYFLOWERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIMERICK FOR SLIGO
d
1798FLEUR DE LYSFRENCH FRIGATESOLDIERS15 MILES OFF,
f
1798SUNBURSTFRENCH FRIGATESOLDIERS15 MILES OFF,
f
1805WILLIAM & JANEAMERICAN SAIL VESSELFLAX SEEDS & COTTON WOOLCARGO PART SALVAGED; NEW YORK FOR BELFAST
d f
1836NANCYSAIL VESSELTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED; QUBEC FOR BALLYSHANNON
d e
1848FOREST MONARCHFULL RIGGER - 1,042 tonsTIMBERWRECKED AT INIS CAREL; ST. JOHN N.B. FOR CLYDE
e
1864WILLIAM & GRAHAMLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSEL - 653 tonsTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED; FOR BELFAST
e
1960MARIAHALF DECKER - 50ft.FISHBETWEEN CRUIT ISLAND & OWEY ISLAND
d f
 
 
RUTLAND ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588UNKNOWNARMADA VESSELSOLDIERSNEAR HARBOUR; 3 BRASS GUNS RECOVERED
d
1793UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCANNONIN HARBOUR AREA
e
1819TRAVELLERLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS; LIVERPOOL FOR KILALLA
d e
1821ALEXANDER MAXWELLBRIGUNKNOWNSTRUCK ROCKS; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
d e
1821JESSIEGREENOCK SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNGREENOCK FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
e
1821SAMUELPORT PENRYN SAIL VESSELROOFING SLATESSTRUCK ROCKS; CARGO PART SALVAGED; BANGOR FOR GALWAY
d e
1821WELLINGTONIRVINE SAIL VESSELCOALDRIVED ASHORE & WRECKED; FROM IRVINE
e
1831ROBERT & ISABELLAMARYPORT SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED IN BOYLAGH BAY; FOR MARYPORT
d e g
1846MARINERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT RUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
-
1847LADY FRANCESSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT RUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
-
1847SEA FLOWERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT RUTLAND HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
-
1848WAVEANNAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT RUTLAND HARBOUR; WESTPORT FOR LIVERPOOL
d e f
1850UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN BOYLAGH BAY; NEW YORK FOR LONDON
d
1854RECOVERYINVERNESS SCHOONER - 99 tonsKELPSTRUCK ROCKS; RUTLAND FOR RATHMELTON
e
1894J. CAMBRIDGEHARTLEPOOL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF
d
1895HAROLDDUBLIN BRIGANTINE - 142 tonsFLAGSTONESON SOUTH-WEST SHORE; KILRUSH FOR LIVERPOOL
d e f
 
 
ST. JOHN'S POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1748WOLF6TH RATE MAN O'WAR - 246 tons14 CARRIAGE MOUNTED CANNONTHOUGHT TO BE NEAR ST. JOHN'S POINT
e
1832RESOLUTIONSAIL VESSELTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED
d e g
1840LOYALISTBRIGANTINETIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED; CARGO PART SALVAGED; ST. JOHN N.B. FOR SLIGO
e g
1848ANNAL JESSYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR BALTIMORE
e
1849EMILY MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
d f
1890SLIEVE DONARDNEWRY KETCH - 28 tonsPRESERVED FISH IN MCSWYNES BAY; MOUNT CHARLES FOR SLIGO
d e f
1897ZEUSPORTSMOUTH KETCH - 65 tonsCHINA CLAY KILLAGHTEE COVE; PLYMOUTH FOR BALLYSHANNON
d e f
1904MARY STAR OF THE SEAINVER SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED IN INVER BAY
e
1906ANNIEIRON STEAM YACHT - 12 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED AT MOUTH OF RIVER INVER
e
1918SEALARK IIADMIRALTY TRAWLER - 182 tonsCREWSUNK ON COLLISION OFF,
d
1997
TRAWLERBALLASTSUNK ON PURPOSE; YEAR APPROX; LIES IN 37 TO 50m
5
 
 
TEELIN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1601UNKNOWN38 OAR GALLEY100 SHOTBETWEEN TEELIN & KILLYBEGS
d
1824DUNMOREGALWAY SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSCUTTLED IN HARBOUR; PROBABLY SALVAGED; SLIGO FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1834INVENTUSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCLYDE FOR LIMERICK; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
d
1854BRENDASLIGO SMACK - 29 tonsINDIAN CORNFOUNDERED OFF TEELIN HEAD; DERRY FOR DONEGAL
e
1860LADY MAXWELLGARLIESTOWN SAIL VESSELMEAL & SALT6 MILES NORTH-EAST OF; LIVERPOOL FOR BELMULLET
d e f
1897VIRAGOTEELIN SAIL VESSEL - 2 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & STRUCK ROCKS WEST OF,
e
1911CROAGHPATRICKLUGGER - 14 tonsBALLASTNEAR PIER
d
1911ST. CATHERINESLIGO LUGGER - 3 tonsBALLASTIN TAWNEY BAY
e
1911ST. DYMPNASLIGO YAWL - 4 tonsBALLASTAT CLADNAGERAH
e
1911ST. MCBRECANSLIGO LUGGER - 12 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORING
e
 
 
UNKNOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1311UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCASKS OF WINEAT MAG CETNE??
e
1758FRIENDSHIPSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLEEWARD ISLANDS FOR DERRY
d f
1791UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELBARRELS OF BEERBAY OF AVERISH??
e
1801AURORASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF NORTH-WEST COAST; NEWFOUNDLAND FOR THE CLYDE
d e
1808EPHRONPOOLE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED AT BENION STRAND??; ST. JOHN'S N.B. FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1809TWO FRIENDSLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON DONEGAL COAST; NEW PROVIDENCE FOR LIVERPOOL
e
1810GALLIOTSWEDISH SAIL VESSELCAST IRON INGOTSAT RANGHLY BEN ISLAND??; GOTHENBURG FOR NEWRY
e
1810SWALLOWWATERFORD BRIGSTAVESON DONEGAL COAST
d e
1810UNKNOWNAMERICAN SAIL VESSELSTAVES & BARRELSON DONEGAL COAST
d e
1820UNKNOWNSMUGGLING SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNMEMORIAL STONE AT KENMORE CHURCH
d
1821ANNKINCARDINE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON NORTH WEST COAST; BOUND FOR LIMERICK
e
1821SUSSEXGRANGEMOUTH SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON NORTH WEST COAST; MIRAMICHI FOR LIVERPOOL
d e
1832LORD EXMOUTHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF DONEGAL COAST
d g
1837MARIAGREENOCK SAIL VESSEL - 101 tonsTIMBERSTRANDED & WRECKED ON NORTH WEST COAST,
e
1862J.S. PARSONSFULL RIGGER - 1,397 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED AT INISHUTTER
e
1895VANDORASTEAMER - 142 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED AT KILDONEY POINT; MARYPORT FOR BALLYSHANNON
e
1917ARTENISIRON FULL RIGGER - 1,789 tonsBALLASTTORPEDOED OFF BLACKSOD BAY; GLASGOW FOR HAMPTON ROADS
e
1917JOHN HAYS HAMMONDAMERICAN SCHOONER - 132 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED BY U-44 350 MILES NORTH-WEST EAST OF DONEGAL
d
1917LANGFONDNORWEGIAN CARGO STEAMER - 1,097 tonsUNKNOWNSUNK BY U-BOAT OFF NORTH WEST COAST OF IRELAND
a
1917MAGGIENORWEGIAN STEAMER - 1,118 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF NORTH-WEST COAST OF,
a d
1917VACUUMAMERICAN STEAMER - 2,551 tonsPETROLIUMTORPEDOED OFF NORTH-WEST IRELAND
a
1917WARNERSTEAM COLLIER (Q-SHIP 27)- 1,273 tonsCREWTORPEDOED OFF WEST COAST OF,
d
1940
AUCKLAND STAR (1)
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STEAMERLEAD, STEEL, HIDES, WHEAT & REFRIGERATED PRODUCTSTORPEDOED BY U-99, 250 MILES WEST OF,
d 2
1940BRADFYNESTEAMER - 4,740 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED OFF,
d
1940CALABRIALINER - 9,515 tonsTROOPSTORPEDOED BY U-103 WEST OF,
d
1940LUCERNATANKER - 6,556 tonsPETROLEUMTORPEDOED BY U-99 OFF,
d
1940MAHAMMED ALI EL-KEBIRSTEAMERTROOPSAVONMOUTH FOR GIBRALTER
d
1940PORT GISBORNEFREIGHTER 8,390 tonsFROZEN LAMBTORPEDOED BY U-48, 350 MILES WEST OF,
d
1940RUPERRASTEAMER - 4,548 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 500 MILES NORTH-WEST OF IRELAND
a
1940U-32GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICREWOFF,
d
1941ERVIKENNORWEGIAN STEAMER - 6,595 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 600 MILES NORTH-WEST OF IRELAND
a
1941ROWANBANKSTEAMER - 5,159 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED 300 MILES NORTH-WEST OF IRELAND; LAURENCO MARQUES FOR OBAN
a 1
1941RYDBOHOLMSWEDISH MOTORSHIP - 3,197 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED & BOMBED 500 MILES WEST OF IRELAND
a
1941SIMALOERDUTCH STEAMER - 6,533 tonsUNKNOWNBOMBED OFF NORTH WEST IRELAND
a
1941U-147GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIIDCREWDEPTH CHARGED OFF BY "'H.M.S. WANDERER" and "PERIWINKLE".
d
1943U-609GERMAN U-BOAT TYPE VIICCREWDEPTH CHARGED BY "H.M.S. LOBELIA" OFF,
d
1943U-384GERMAN U-BOATCREWDEPTH CHARGED BY FLYING FORTRESS AIRCRAFT OFF,
d
????SHAUN SHAUN SMALL TRAWLER UNKNOWNYEAR OF LOSS UNKNOWN; OFF KILLYBEGS
5
 
 
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
"Donegal, An Exploration"
by
J.J. Tohill
Donegal Democrat Ltd 1976
c
"Donegal Shipwrecks"
by
Ian Wilson
Impact Printing 1998 - ISBN: 094815456X
d
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
e
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
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 Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
2
Internet 2006
3
Internet 2008 & 2011
4
Internet 2010
5
CFT
SubSea Magazine Autumn 2011

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