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Year of Loss within alphabetic Location (119)

 
Bailey Lighthouse to Drogheda

 

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BAILEY LIGHTHOUSE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1849SIMPSONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT LIGHTHOUSE
b c e
1867LIZZIELUGGERBALLASTFOUNDERED 3 MILES OFF,
c
1872PERRICUTTER - 6 tonsCREWOFF,
b
1880BROTHERSDUBLIN BRIGANTINE - 78 tonsMANUREFOUNDERED NEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
b c
1880VIGILANTDUBLIN FISHING CUTTER - 41 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED NEAR,
c
1881NO NAMEDUBLIN SAIL VESSEL - 2 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 0.5 MILES SOUTH BY WEST OF,
c
1890FLYING DARTGLASGOW IRON PADDLE TUG - 9 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED OFF NORTH WALL; KINGSTOWN FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1902MARLAYSTEAM COLLIER - 798 tons/200ft.COAL2 MILES EAST OF LIGHTSHIP; IN 20m; HAS BEEN DIVED; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
a b c e
1908MARYHOWTH FISHING LUGGER - 1 tonBALLASTFOUNDERED 1 MILE NORTH-EAST OF LIGHTHOUSE
c
1912ZELIALIVERPOOL STEAMER - 387 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 15 MILES EAST OF; GARSTON FOR DUBLIN
b c
1917
ADMIRALTY ANTI-UBOAT STEAM DRIFTER- 79 tonsCREW, 1 x 12 POUNDER GUNMINED BY UC-75 NEAR; LIES IN 22M; HAS BEEN DIVED
b c g
1964ROSS CARBAIRETRAWLERFISHSTRUCK ROCKS
b d
 
 
BALBRIGGAN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1699UNKNOWNSPANISH SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN BALBRIGGAN & HOWTH,
b
1760UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN BALBRIGGAN & HOWTH; LIES IN 50m
-
1783UNKNOWNMAN O'WARUNKNOWNNONE
-
1786UNKNOWNSLOOP4,000 ROOFING SLATESON BEACH
b c f
1798ACTIVELIVERPOOL BRIGUNKNOWNSTRANDED AT BLACKROCK; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c e
1803EXPERIMENTBERWICK BRIG - 137 tonsCOALNEAR; FROM AYR
b c d
1803GENERAL JOHNSONSAIL VESSEL - 35 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; FROM WEXFORD
b c d
1806BETTYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
b
1813AMEILIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE & WRECKED; LIVERPOOL FOR RIO
b c d
1815FAMESAIL VESSELGENERALNEAR; GREENOCK FOR DUBLIN
c
1815YOUNG JAMESSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
c
1823BRITANNIABRIDGWATER SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR,
c
1826FANCYWORKINGTON SLOOPCOALDRIVEN ASHORE NEAR; WORKINGTON FOR THE SKERRIES
c
1831LOVELY SILVIAYARMOUTH SAIL VESSELBARLEY, OATS & HERRINGSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b c f
1833ELIZABETHRINGSEND SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
a
1833HARRY COXARDGLASS SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
a
1838UNKNOWNWOODEN PADDLE STEAMERUNKNOWNBELFAST FOR DUBLIN
b c f
1839UNKNOWNSCHOONERBAGGED FLOURSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b c f
1844SHAMMONBRIG - 161 tonsUNKNOWN1 MILE NORTH OF
1
1850MAID OF GALLOWAYIRON PADDLE STEAMERUNKNOWNBURST BOILER NORTH OF HARBOUR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR GOOLE
c d e
1850RIGBYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR BALLYSHANNON
a
1852SENHOUSEWHITEHAVEN BRIGCOALON SANDBANK OFF,
b c d e
1852YOUNG ENGLANDERGLASGOW BARQUE - 409 tonsPASSENGERSON CARDY REEF; BREMORE BAY, SINGAPORE FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d e
1853AGNESBRIGIRON OREFOUNDERED 0.25 MILES OFF BEN HEAD
b d e
1857TRIUMPHSCHOONERCOALPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; WIGGAN FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1859MARY OF CARNAVONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b e
 
 
BALBRIGGAN continued..
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1861ANNESCHOONERUNKNOWNON ROCKS AT NEWHAVEN POINT NEAR TOWER
b
1861ST. GEORGEDROGHEDA SCHOONERUNKNOWN3 MILES NORTH OF AT BALLYNAGERATH BAY
b c e
1873SARAH (or SARAH ANN)RUNCORN SCHOONER - 100 tonsCOALAT BLACK ROCKS; FROM GARSTON
b c e
1873UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1875BELLE HILLAMERICAN IRON BARQUE - 800 tonsTEA, SPICES, TEXTILES, BRANDY & WINEPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR KINGSTOWN
a c e
1876SUPRISEDUBLIN FISHING LUGGER - 27 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED 1.5 MILES SOUTH OF BALBRIGGAN
b c
1877ST. JOHNFISHING SMACK - 27 tonsBALLASTOFF
b
1877WELSFORDMARYPORT BRIG - 106 tonsCOAL2 MILES OFF LOWTHER LEDGE; MARYPORT FOR DUBLIN
b c
1879BILLOWABERDEEN SCHOONER - 51 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED; GLASGOW FOR BALBRIGGAN
b c e
1879LADY LILFORDARDROSSAN BRIG - 104 tonsCOALAT LONGLEG; ARDROSSAN FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1881CANADIAN VESSELUNKNOWNUNKNOWNAT BEN HEAD
e
1881JOHN PATTONAMERICAN FOUR MASTED - 1,157 tonsSALT & GENERALAT THREE NUNS ROCKS; LIVERPOOL FOR NEWORLEANS
b c e
1881UNKNOWNCANADIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNAT BEN HEAD
b c e
1883OSPREYDUBLIN FISHING CUTTER - 37 tonsBALLASTSTRANDED & WRECKED ON CARDY ROCKS
b c
1898ELLEN & MARYDUBLIN FISHING CUTTER - 50 tonsBALLASTON CARDY ROCKS
b c
1899MARY ELLENBELFAST BRIGANTINE - 89 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED ON BEACH; WHITEHAVEN FOR BALBRIGGAN
b c
1903HARTBALBRIGGAN YAWL - 22 tonsBALLASTAT CARDY ROCKS
b c
1910MATCHLESSLUGGER - 15 tonsUNKNOWNSOUTH OF PIER
b
1911ROSEBUDCUTTER - 6 tonsUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1915PRIDE OF ERINDUBLIN MOTOR FISHING VESSEL - 26 tonsBALLASTCAUGHT FIRE 3 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
c
 
 
BALDOYLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1812SWANSEASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY REFLOATED; CHEPSTOW FOR DUBLIN
b d e
1838UNKNOWNFISHING VESSELBALLASTFOUNDERED
c f
1838GAINSBOROUGHIPSWICH BRIG - 139 tonsWINE, RUM, WOOL & COTTONAT CARRICK HILL
b c e f
1842BRITISH QUEENSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR,
b c f
1842GLOBEGLASGOW BRIG - 190 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; DEMERERA FOR CLYDE
b c f
1853ANNYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1858WESERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FROM HAMBURG
b
1861PERSEVERANCESCHOONER - 97 tonsCOALON SPIT; ARDROSSAN FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1865LADY HOBARTLIVERPOOL FULL RIGGER - 781 tonsCOALOFF; LIVERPOOL FOR BERMUDA
b c e
1875EVESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1881FANNYBALDOYLE DANDY - 18 tonsBALLASTNEAR; BALDOYLE FOR HOWTH
c
1882ELIZABETHBRIG - 135 tonsCOALON BALDOYLE BANK; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FOR DUNDALK
b c e
1905ELWOODSAIL VESSEL - 91 tonsCOALON BALDOYLE SPIT; LIVERPOOL FOR ST. IVES
b c e
 
 
BALSCADDEN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1861

MARY ANNEBELFAST SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY SALVAGED
b e
 
 
BRAY HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1774FRANCISSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; BOREAUX FOR DUBLIN
c
1774UNKNOWNDUBLIN SLOOPUNKNOWNNEAR; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
c
1794GUSTAFF ANDOLPHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCAME ASHORE; LIVERPOOL FOR HAMBURG
c
1856UNKNOWN x 2SAIL VESSELSCOALOFF,
b

1862

ADONISWATERFORD IRON SCREW STEAMER - 458 tons/199ftGENERAL & PASSENGERSOFF MUGLINS; BELFAST FOR WATERFORD
b c e
1875
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IRON CLAD BATTLESHIP - 6,043 tonsCREWSANK AFTER COLLISION EAST OF; LIES IN 49m; HAS BEEN DIVED
b e
 
 
BREMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1766

EUROPESNOW COALNEAR; WORKINGTON FOR DUBLIN
b c f
 
 
CARNE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1929

MOUNT BLAIRY3 MASTED SCHOONERUNKNOWNNONE
e
 
 
CLAREMONT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1971

ISA IDUBLIN ANGLING CRAFT - 30ft.FISHERMENOFF BEACH
b c e
 
 
CLONTARF
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1593UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN POOL OF CLONTARF
b
1774LIVELY JANE (or LOVELY JANE)SAIL VESSELRUM & TOBACCOAT CLONTARF ISLAND; ANTIGUA FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d
1888CHARLES BALBELFAST FULL RIGGER - 1,432 tonsTIMBERAT STRAND; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; ST. JOHN'S N.B. FOR BARROW
b c e
1888LIGHTER No. 14DUBLIN SAIL BARGE - 60 tonsBALLASTINSIDE BREAKWATER; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c
 
 
CORBALLIS
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1838
UNKNOWNSCHOONERCOALDROVE ASHORE
c

1881

MARY ANNECANADIAN BRIGCOALON SANDBANK OFF,
c e
 
 
DALKEY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1308DALKEY WRECKCONWAY SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNA CONWAY VESSEL
b c d
1537UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED BETWEEN DALKEY & DUBLIN
b c e
1570UNKNOWNFLEMISH SAIL VESSEL - 700 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED BETWEEN DALKEY & DUBLIN
b c e
1768PENELOPEAMERICAN FULL RIGGER - 200 tonsPITCHNEAR; CARGO PART SALVAGED; NORTH CAROLINA FOR LIVERPOOL
b c f
1786UNKNOWNWEXFORD SLOOPUNKNOWNNONE
b c f
1790UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSNEAR,
b
1803AIDSAIL VESSELMARBLE STATUESSOUTH OF DALKEY ISLAND
e
1803HOPEWHITEHAVEN SAIL VESSEL COALON MUGLIN ROCK; WHITEHAVEN FOR DUBLIN
b c
1803MAYFLOWERWEXFORD SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF DALKEY ISLAND
b c d
1807UNKNOWNSLOOPMERCHANDISE FOR WEXFORDON MUGLINS,
b
1834ESSYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDALKEY ISLAND; BOUND FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1855VICTORIAGLASGOW BARQUE - 70 tonsPIG IRON & INGOTSBETWEEN DALKEY ISLAND & MUGGLINS ROCKS; DUBLIN FOR GLASGOW
b c e
1861UNKNOWNBRIGUNKNOWNIN DALKEY SOUND
b
1864SHAMROCKSLOOP - 14 tonsLIMESTONE3 MILES NORTH EAST OF THE MUGGLINS
b
1876FAVOURITESCHOONER - 74 tonsMALT0.75 MILES EAST OF ISLAND; WEXFORD FOR DUBLIN
b c e
1880ANNIE ELIZABETHNORWEGIAN SAIL VESSEL - 80 tonsUNKNOWNAT LORETO CONVENT
c e
1887FLYING HAWKCLYDE TWIN SCREW STEAM TUG - 80ft.BALLASTSOUTH SIDE OF ISLAND; LIES IN 10m; HAS BEEN DIVED
b c e
1887LIGHTER No. 42BDUBLIN SAIL BARGE - 75 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; KINGSTOWN FOR DUBLIN
c
1897CHALLENGERWATERFORD CUTTER - 26 tonsBALLASTDALKEY ISLAND; BRAY FOR KINGSTOWN
b c e
1918
ARMED ANTI-UBOAT STEAM DRIFTER - 100 tonsCREW & 6 POUNDER DECK GUNFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION OFF MUGGLINS, DALKEY; LIES IN 35m; GUN RECOVERED 1990
b c e g
 
 
DOGGER BANK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1936

ELSIE ANNESTEAMER - 250 tons300 TONS COALAYR FOR WEXFORD
d
 
 
DONABATE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1764
WILLING MAIDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
b c f

1861

QUEEN ADELAIDESMACK - 64 tonsCOALAT ROGERSTOWN BAR
b c e
 
 
DROGHEDA
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1725
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN MAIDEN TOWER & TRUSS
c
1749
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSEL20,000 DEALSNEAR; DRUNTON FOR DUBLIN
c
1797
INDUSTRYIRVINE SLOOPUNKNOWNBETWEEN DROGHEDA & CLOGHER HEAD; CAPT. ROBERT McELHAGO & 5 CREW DROWNED & BURIED IN St. PETER'S CHURCH OF IRELAND, DROGHEDA
2
1827
BRIDGETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR
3
1850
LANCEDUBLIN VESSELUNKNOWNON BAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b d
1873
WILSONSCHOONER - 117 tonsUNKNOWNON NORTH BULL
1
1888
DELIGHTMARYPORT BRIG - 119 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED 0.5 MILES SOUTH OF DROGHEDA BAR;WORKINGTON FOR DUBLIN
1

1940

J & M GARRATT
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2 MASTED SCHOONERFIREBRICKS & TILESCAUGHT FIRE & SANK OFF QUAY; CARGO SALVAGED
1
 
 
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
Donald McIlhagga
via Email (2012)
3
Tim Latham
via Email (2001)
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