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RATHLIN ISLAND

 

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RATHLIN ISLAND
Year
Name of VesselType of VesselCargoComments
Ref.
1558
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSNONE
d
1700
UKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN CHURCH BAY; YEAR APPROX.
c
1772
UNKNOWNUNKNOWNPASSENGERS & SLATESFOUNDERED; BALLYCASTLE FOR CHURCH BAY
1
1794
THOMASSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCORK FOR ST. KITTS
c e
1794
UNKNOWNSLOOPBARILLAWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY REFLOATED; ALICANTE FOR NEWRY
1
1796
TRITONSAIL VESSELLINEN CLOTH & HERRINGSWENT ASHORE; CARGO SALVAGED; HULL LATER SOLD; GLASGOW FOR WEST INDIES
1
1798
THE TWO SISTERSSNOW - 218 tons TOBACCO; POT ASH; 1800 STAVES, LOG WOOD & PASSENGERSNEW YORK FOR BELFAST
c d e g j 1
1806
MORGENSTERN (or MORNING STAR)SAIL VESSEL - 200 tonsTIMBER & 400 BARRELS OF ASHESDRIVEN ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; DANZIG FOR DERRY
d 1
1807
UNKNOWNSMACK UNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF RUE POINT
1
1808
ARIELHULL BRIG - 162 tonsUNKNOWNNOVA SCOTIA FOR HULL
c d e
1810
MARIASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFFSHORE; LIVERPOOL FOR L'DERRY
c d
1815
FULL RIGGED BARQUE - 340 tonsRUM, COFFEE & PIMENTOAT CLOCH-A-DUTHS; JAMAICA FOR GREENOCK; LIES IN 8m
c d e g j
1816
DONALDMARYPORT BRIG - 300 tonsPROVISIONS & SOFT GOODSLIVERPOOL FOR ANTIGUA; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED
c d 1
1816
MERCURIUSNORWEGIAN BRIG - 100 tonsUNKNOWNAT DOON STACK; DERRY FOR TRONDHEIM
c d e g j
1820
HOPEBRIG - 186 tonsUNKNOWNCARGO PART SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR OBAN
d
1820
HOPESAIL VESSEL120 PASSENGERSBELFAST FOR QUEBEC
c d e
1820
SUPERIORFULL RIGGED - 394 tonsUNKNOWNOFF; FROM PHILADELPHIA
c d e
1821
HOPENOVA SCOTIA BRIG - 180 tonsUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR OBAN
c e g j
1821
MARY ANNEMARYPORT BRIG - 250 tonsCOALAT USHET POINT; MARYPORT FOR DERRY
c d e j
1822
UNIONWORKINGTON BRIG120 PASSENGERSSTRUCK ROCKS IN ACHILL BAY; HULL AUCTIONED OFF; BELFAST FOR NEW BRUNSWICK
c d 1
1823
ANNESSLOOP - 70 tonsBUTTERIN CHURCH BAY; SLIGO FOR LIVERPOOL
d
1823
HUNTERNEW YORK FULL RIGGER - 336 tonsUNKNOWNON SOUTH BREAKER; LIVERPOOL FOR CHARLESTON
d
1825
JESSIEGREENOCK SLOOP - 86 tonsGENERAL CARGO & RAGSEAST SIDE OF; GREENOCK FOR LIMERICK
c d e g j 1
1827
MARYKINCARDINE BRIGCOAL; IRON, BALE GOODS & 15 PASSENGERSGLASGOW FOR NEW YORK
1
1827
MARY ALOWA SNOW - 197 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
c d
1830
FRIENDSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN CHURCH BAY; FROM MULROY
c f
1830
ROYAL TARSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN CHURCH BAY; BELFAST FOR PORTRUSH
c d f
1831
ST. PATRICKSMACKCOALWENT ASHORE IN CHURCH BAY; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; BELFAST FOR COLERAINE
1
1833
JEANNIE (or JANE)GREENOCK SLOOP - 53 tonsUNKNOWNEAST SIDE OF; FROM GREENOCK
c d e g j 1
1833
MARY ANNISLA SLOOPPOTATOESDRIVEN ASHORE; LATER SALVAGED1
1833
ZISCAROTHSAY SAIL VESSEL - 40 tonsUNKNOWNPOSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; FROM GREENOCK
c d e 1
1840
HENRYSAIL VESSELCOALDERRY FOR GLASGOW
c d f
1840
RIVALKING'S LYNN BRIG - 122 tons100 TONS TIMBERON SOUTH SIDE; ST. JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK FOR LIVERPOOL; CARGO PART SALVAGED
c d f 1
1841
DORETHYSCHOONER - 129 tonsWOOL FIBREAT ALTAHORRA; HEBRIDES FOR GLASGOW
c d e j
1841
MARGARET BROWNETROON SCHOONER - 64 tonsCOALON EAST SIDE; IRVINE FOR BALLINA
c d f 1
1841
MATTHEW BELLSAIL VESSELCOTTONIN CHURCH BAY; CARGO SALVAGED; HULL AUCTIONED;
c d f 1
1841
PHOEBESAIL VESSEL - 813 tonsPASSENGERSON EAST SIDE; LIVERPOOL FOR DERRY,
c d f 1
1844
SHANNONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN CHURCH BAY; SLIGO FOR LONDON
c d f
1846
CURLEWGREENOCK SCHOONER - 143 tonsTIMBERSOUTH SIDE OF CHURCH BAY; ARCHANGEL FOR GLOUCESTER
c d e j
1847
RAVENSCHOONER - 86 tonsCOALAT BLACK HEAD; FOR SLIGO
c d e j
1847
SARACENAMERICAN BARQUE - 388 tonsUNKNOWNIN CLOCHAN SOUND
c d e g j
1849
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FLEETWOOD PADDLE STEAMER - 499 tonsPASSENGERS, CATTLE & GENERALNORTH END OF; LIES IN 6m
c d e g j
1852
EMPERORSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; FROM DERRY
1
1852
SAMPSONBELFAST SCHOONER140 TONS COALON EAST SIDE OF; GLASGOW FOR DERRY
1
1852
WILLIAMKILLYBEGS SCHOONERGENERALNEAR CHURCH BAY
1
1853
ELIZA LEISHMANBARQUEGENERAL & 6 PASSENGERSNEAR LIGHT-HOUSE; HULL SALVAGED; CLYDE FOR MELBOURNE
1
1853
LADY MULGRAVEBELFAST BRIGANTINE - 70 tonsUNKNOWNNONE
c d e g j
1853
MARY MACST. JOHN N.B. BRIG - 210 tonsCOAL & IRONAT USHET POINT
d
1856
GREENOCK BRIG - 239 tonsGENERAL & SUGARIN ARKILL BAY; GREENOCK FOR NEWFOUNDLAND; LIES IN 10m
c d e g j
1858
CHARLOTTEWEXFORD SCHOONER - 104 tonsUNKNOWNWEST SIDE OF; BOUND FOR PORTRUSH
c d e g j
1858
PILOTBANFF SAIL VESSELMARBLE, IRON & WOOLFOUNDERED OFF SOUTH POINT OF; GALWAY FOR LIVERPOOL
1
1864
QUEENLIVERPOOL BARQUE - 209 tonsGENERALCHURCH BAY; LIVERPOOL FOR WEST INDIES
c d e j
 
 
RATHLIN ISLAND continued..
Year
Name of VesselType of VesselCargoComments
Ref.
1865
MARYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED
c d
1874
BROTHERSLLANELLY BRIGANTINE - 132 tonsCOALMADDAGALLA POINT; LLANDUDNO FOR SLIGO
c d e j
1874
ELIZABETHSTRANGFORD SCHOONER - 32 tonsNITRATE OF SODA & OIL CAKEEAST SIDE AT LACABREACHA; LIVERPOOL FOR AYR
c d e g j
1876
ARRIEROLIVERPOOL BRIGANTINE - 166 tonsGENERAL, SUGAR & TOBACCO LEAFCHURCH BAY; LIVERPOOL FOR NEW CALABAR
c d e g j
1878
DUTCHESSGLASGOW BRIGANTINE - 197 tonsTIMBERNORTH SIDE OF ALTAHORRA BAY; PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND FOR GLASGOW
c d e j
1879
FOAMBELFAST LUGGER - 12 tonsSTONE PAVINGSTRANDED & WRECKED IN CHURCH BAY
c d e j
1880
BLINK BONNIELIVERPOOL BRIGANTINE - 131 tonsCOALFOUNDERED 18 MILES NORTH-WEST OF; MARYPORT FOR LIVERPOOL
d
1880
HIRUNDONORWEGIAN BARQUE - 281 tonsTIMBERAT CARRICK ROCK IN ALTACUILE BAY; PORSGRUND FOR BARROW
c d e g j
1884
AYR BARQUE - 718 tons GENERAL & WHISKEYWEST END AT CLOCHAN BO; GLASGOW FOR ADELAIDE; LIES IN 10 - 20m
c d e g j
1884
MARION HENDRYGREENOCK SCHOONER - 59 tonsBURNT OREAT SKERRAGHS; DERRY FOR IRVINE
c d e j
1891
 
NORWEGIAN BARQUE - 936 tonsCOALAT THE KELP STORE; CHURCH BAY; LIES IN 6m
c d e j
1894
SECRETWELSH SCHOONER - 60 tonsROOFING SLATESAT SKERRAGHS; ABERDOVEY FOR DERRY
c d e g j
1898
MARGARET TRAILLLEITH SCHOONER - 69 tonsCOALFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; GARSTON FOR WESTPORT
d
1911
FANNE GAEL AN LAESAILING SMACK - 8 tonsUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF,
-
1915
HYDROHULL STEAMERGENERAL12 MILES NORTH WEST OF,
-
1917
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DESTROYER - 780 tonsCREW1 MILE SOUTH SOUTH-WEST OF BULL POINT; LIES IN 42m
c d e i j
1917
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ARMOURED CRUISER - 14,100 tonsCREWIN CHURCH BAY; LIES IN 18m
a c d e g h i j
1917
LIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 3,810 tons RAW COTTON, ALCOHOL & STEEL INGOTSMINED AT BULL POINT; 2 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF; LIES IN 90m
c d e g j
1918
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ARMED CUNARD LINER - 13,405 tonsGENERAL & PASSENGERSBULL POINT; 2 MILES N.N.E. OF ALTACARRY LIGHTHOUSE; LIVERPOOL FOR NEW YORK
a c d e g j
1918
CALGARIAN
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ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER - 17,515 tons6 x 6 POUNDER GUNS & PASSENGERSTORPEDOED BY U-19, 9 MILES NORTH-WEST OF; ON CONVOY PATROL
a c d e g j
1918
GLASGOW STEAM COASTER - 468 tonsSTEEL BARS & SHEETFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 1 MILE WEST NORTH-WEST OF ALTACARRY; CARDIFF FOR DERRY; LIES IN 35m
c d e g j
1918
LIVERPOOL ARMED STEAMER - 2,889 tonsCOAL & GENERALAT TOLOVEY; LIES IN 8m; LOUGH SWILLY FOR BARRY ROADS
c d e g j
1918
MOUTAIN LAURELNORWEGIAN IRON BARQUE - 705 tonsCOALSHELLED & SUNK BY U-BOAT GUNFIRE 25 MILES OFF; BARROW-IN-FURNESS FOR SEYDISJGORD
c d
1918
NEPTUNIANNAVAL TRAWLER - 315 tonsBALLASTFOUNDERED AFTER COLLISION 5 MILES NORTH-NORTH-WEST OF ALTACARRY
c d e j
1918
THOMAS COLLARDADMIRALTY TRAWLER - 215 tonsCREWTORPEDOED NORTH OF,
c d e j
1918
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ARMED GOVERNMENT TRANSPORT - 14,348 tons2030 AMERICAN TROOPS & GENERAL CARGOMINED 7 MILES N. OF; LIES IN 108m; NEW YORK FOR LIVERPOOL
c d e g j
 
 
RATHLIN ISLAND continued..
Year
Name of VesselType of VesselCargoComments
Ref.
1918
UB-82GERMAN U-BOAT - 651 tonsCREWDEPTH CHARGED 5 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF,
c d j
1921
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IRON SALVAGE SHIP - 126 tonsSCRAPAT TOLOVEY; LIES IN 8m
c d e j
1921
DINGLEBELFAST STEAMER - 450 tonsBALLASTAT RUE POINT; BELFAST FOR PORTRUSH
c d e g j
1921
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STEEL STEAM TRAWLER - 289 tonsFISHAT BRUCE'S CASTLE; LIES IN 6m
c d e j
1921
MARYUNKNOWNUNKNOWNCHURCH BAY
c e i
1930
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FLEETWOOD STEAM TRAWLER - 288 tonsBALLASTAT GRENNAN BO; ST. KILDA FOR FLEETWOOD; LIES IN 4 - 12m
b c d e f g j
1939
DUCHESS H.M.S.
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DESTROYER - 1,375 tonsCREWSUNK IN COLLISION 4 MILES NORTH-EAST OF ALTACARRY
c d e j
1939
WILLIAM HUMPHRIESSTEAMER - 276 tonsUNKNOWNSHELLED BY U-33, 75 MILES NORTH-WEST OF
c
1940
DUTCH MOTOR COASTER - 352 tonsVEGETABLESDROVE ASHORE AT LACK POINT; LIES IN 10m
c d e g j
1940
SAINT DUNSTANSTEAMERBALLASTBETWEEN RATHLIN & ISLAY
-
1942
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GOVERNMENT TRANSPORT - 1,670 tonsMUNITIONSEAST SIDE OF; LIES IN 34m
c d e g i j k
1949
BRIXHAM TRAWLER - 200 tonsFISHAT CARRICKGARRY; LIES IN 6m
b c d e g j
1962
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FLEETWOOD TRAWLER - 595 tonsFISHCHURCH BAY; LIES IN 15m
b c d e f g j
1963
FRENCH TRAWLER - 234 tonsFISHEAST SIDE OF; LIES IN 35m
c d e g j
1966
IMPETUSFISHERY PROTECTION LAUNCH - 24 tonsBALLASTAT TAVOCH POINT; PORT ST. MARY FOR LOUGH NEAGH
c d e g j
1981
GUERNSEY TRAWLER - 350tonsFISHAT FARAGANLACK POINT; LIES IN  6m
c d e j
 
 
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a
"Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962 "
by
Charles Hocking
London Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474
b
"Fleetwood Fishing Industry"
by
P. Horsley & A. Hirst
Hutton Press 1991 - ISBN: 1872167276
c
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
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 1582 - 2000"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721
g
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
by
Ian Wilson
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
h
"The Cruise of H.M.S. Drake"
by
J.A. Minter (1907)
i
"The Fighting Ships in the Royal Navy"
by
E.H.H. Archibald
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN: 0948154659
j
"The Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
by
Tommy Cecil
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN: 0948154659
k
"West Highland Steamers"
by
Richard Tilling
Duckworth & Langmuir 1950
 
 
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