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Year of Loss within alphabetic Location (90 wrecks)

Ardbowline Island to Streedagh Strand

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ARDBOWLINE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1912

SLIGOIRON STEAMER - 248 tonsCOALPOSSIBLY SALVAGED; GARSTON FOR SLIGO
b d f h
 
 
AUGHRIS HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1843

TAMPICOHARRINGTON SCHOONER - 123 tonsINDIGO DYEAT POLL GORM CREEK; LIMERICK FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d f h
 
 
BALLINABBEY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1817

BARBARASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; SLIGO FOR GLASGOW
b d f
 
 
BALLYCONNELL
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1798
MARGARETROYAL NAVY BRIGBALLASTSTRUCK RIDGE OFF,
d

1831

ELIZALIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED NEAR; FOR BALLYSHANNON
d
 
 
BIRD ROCK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1858

THISTLEIRON PADDLE STEAMER - 319 tonsPASSENGERSMOSTLY SALVAGED; GLASGOW FOR SLIGO
b d f h
 
 
BLENNICK SOUND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1850

NORFOLK SAIL VESSEL - 247 tonsCOALSTRUCK ROCKS; GLASGOW FOR SLIGO
b d f
 
 
BUNGAR BANK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1859
FANCYSCHOONER RIGGED YACHT - 140 tonsMAIZEOWNED BY MARQUIS OF DROGHEDA
b c d f h

1859

NASLIEDUKAUSTRIAN BRIGMAIZESTRANDED & WRECKED
b d f
 
 
DEADMAN'S POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1820
FRIENDS SLIGO SAIL VESSELGENERALSTRANDED & WRECKED; BOUND FOR GREENOCK
b d h

1832

SUPERBGLASGOW SCHOONERCOAL£900 OF CARGO SAVED; SHIP POSSIBLY SALVAGED; GLASGOW FOR SLIGO
b d g h
 
 
DRUMCLIFFE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1105

UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELPASSENGERSOPPOSITE CAIRBRE
b c d f
 
 
DUFF RIVER
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1943

UNKNOWNU-BOATUNKNOWNBETWEEN DUFF & DROWES RIVER
f
 
 
EASKEY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1908

DABEHICKEASKEY CUTTER - 5 tonsBALLASTIN CASTLETOWN COVE
d
 
 
ENNISCRONE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1883
RATHLEELIVERPOOL IRON STEAMER - 137 tonsGENERAL & PASSENGERSNEAR BATH HOUSE; BALLINA FOR LIVERPOOL
b d f
1898
PALM ENNISCRONE YAWL - 2 tonsBALLASTCAPSIZED OFF,
d
1898
SEVEN BROTHERSENNISCRONE SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLASTCAPSIZED OFF,
d

1920

UNKNOWNBARQUENTINEUNKNOWNAT WEST END OF BARTRA ISLAND
g
 
 
HORSE ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1867

ROSEIRON PADDLE STEAMER - 283 tonsGENERAL, PASSENGERS & CATTLESUFFERED ENGINE FAILURE 8 MILES NORTH OF ARDBOWLINE; SLIGO FOR GLASGOW
b d f h
 
 
INISHMURRAY ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1732UNKNOWNLONDON GALLEYUNKNOWN1 MILE SOUTH OF,
b c d
1853TOLAGAZONESAIL VESSEL - 170 tonsINDIAN CORN AT BOMORE ROCKS OFF; FOR SLIGO
b d f h
1862MARGARET KNIGHTBLYTH SNOW - 239 tonsCOALSTRANDED & WRECKED
d
1992HORIZON IIIRISH TRAWLERFISH4 MILES SOUTH WEST OF,
b d f
 
 
KILDONEY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1840

BRITANNIASLIGO SAIL VESSELUNKNOWN

CARGO WAS SALVAGED; ST. JOHN'S N.B. FOR SLIGO

b d f
 
 
LONG ISLAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1821

AIDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTORNAWAY FOR SLIGO
b d e
 
 
MULLAGHMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1868
IDWALSLIGO SCHOONER - 69 tonsWOODEN STAKESAT REDBRAE ROCK; SLIGO FOR WALES
b c d f
 
 
POULAHEENY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1823
ANN & JAMESOBAN SAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNCLYDE FOR SLIGOb d e
1879
LIBERATORBRITISH SAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNAT HARBOUR MOUTH
b

1894

MARGARET BANISTERSCHOONER - 86 tonsOATSWENT ASHORE & WRECKED
1
 
 
RAUGHLEY POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1952

BREEZELANDIRISH COLLIERCOALON SANDBAR 0.5 MILES OFF; POSSIBLY REFLOATED
c d f
 
 
ROSSES POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1791MAYFLOWERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED OFF THE ROSSES
d
1836JANET TOWERSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1869MARIANOPOLISUNKNOWN800 TONS MAISE (£1,200)SUNK WHILE UNDER TOW
b h
1883NEW UNITYSLIGO SMACK - 33 tons45 TONS GUANOROSSES POINT FOR SLIGO
b d
1898IMPERATORNORWEGIAN BARQUE - 549 tonsTIMBERAT LOWER ROSSES POINT; SLIGO FOR HULL
b c d f
1972UNKNOWNPLEASURE CRUISER PASSENGERSOFF,
b
 
 
SEAL ROCK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1856
DELTALIVERPOOL SCHOONERGENERALSTRANDED & WRECKED; FROM LIVERPOOL
b d f h

1925

DIAMANTIS PATERASGREEK STEAMER - 2,776 tons5,000 TONS MAIZEAT SEAL BANK, BROKE IN TWO; SALVAGED; RIVER PLATE FOR SLIGO
b d h
 
 
SLIGO
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1757SARAHSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNDROVE ASHORE; LIVERPOOL FOR CAPE VERDE
d
1758ISAACSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR,
b d f h
1762UNKNOWNSWEDISH SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; FROM ST. CROIX
d
1763SLIGOESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON SANDBANK; FROM NEW YORK
b d e
1771GREYHOUNDSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; GALWAY FOR WHITBY
b d e
1776ST. ANTHONYBRIG - 50 tonsUNKNOWNDROVE ASHORE & WRECKED; BALLYSHANNON FOR NORWAY
d
1783TOMROYAL NAVY SLOOPCREW & PASSENGERSWRECKED IN PORT
b d g h
1788THE BROTHERSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON SLIGO BAR; NEW YORK FOR SLIGO
b d e
1800MARGARETSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN SLIGO BAY; LIVERPOOL FOR VIRGINIA
b d e
1801FAMESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWENT ASHORE; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; SLIGO FOR LIVERPOOL
b
1802BRILLIANTSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRUCK A WRECK; DUBLIN FOR CORK
b
1802FORTITUDESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCAME ASHORE; FOR LIVERPOOL
b d
1802HELENBRIG - 77 tonsUNKNOWNBILGED; CARGO SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR SLIGO
b d
1802MARY ANNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE; FOR LIVERPOOL
b d
1802MERCURYKILALLA SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN BAY; FOR SLIGO
d
1803DUKE OF KENTLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED; POSSIBLY RE-FLOATED; LIVERPOOL FOR WEST INDIES
d
1805INDUSTRYLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNASHORE NEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; SLIGO FOR LIVERPOOL
b d e
1807MARGARET & JANESLOOP - 65 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; FROM LIVERPOOL
b d e
1808BELFASTBRIG - 110 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR; SLIGO FOR DUBLIN
b d e
1811CALYPSOSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; WATERFORD FOR SLIGO
b d e
1815GREENOCKGREENOCK SAIL VESSELTIMBERCARGO PART SALVAGED; FROM QUEBEC
d
1816NEW YORKFULL RIGGER - 286 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED IN HARBOUR; PROBABLY REFLOATED; NEW YORK FOR SLIGO
b c d f
1816SPECULATORGLASGOW SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNIN SLIGO BAY; GLASGOW FOR SLIGO
b c d f
1821INDUSTRYLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED; LIVERPOOL FOR LIMERICK
b d e
1821VIOLETMARYPORT SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; FROM MARYPORT
b d e
1828JANET & MARGARETSLOOP - 76 tonsUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; FROM GREENOCK
b d e
1830LADY HOODSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED IN HARBOUR POOL
b d g
1832ACORNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED 20 MILES FROM; NEWPORT FOR SLIGO
b d g
1834DUMBARTON CASTLESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNEAR; NORWAY FOR SLIGO
b c d f
1835CULLODENUNKNOWNUNKNOWNNEAR; NEWCASTLE FOR SLIGO
b d f
1835FREDERICK LANGLEYUNKNOWNUNKNOWNNEAR; SIERRA LEONE FOR LIVERPOOL
b c d f
1841UNKNOWNBRIGTIMBERNEAR HARBOUR
b d g
1841URANIANORWEGIAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNWRECKED NEAR; CHRISTIANSAND FOR OPORTO
b d g
1851ALBIONABERAYRON SCHOONER COAL & IRONAT FINED POINT; CARDIFF FOR SLIGO
b d f
1853CALIFORNIANSLIGO BARQUECAST IRON INGOTS & PASSENGERS120 MILES OFF SLIGO BAY
b d g
1883SUSANNIENORWEGIAN BARQUE- 380 tonsDEALSAT CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY; MOSTLY SALVAGED; FROM ST. JOHN'S N.B.
b h
1886NARAYANANORWEGIAN BARQUE - 384 tonsDEALSON WEST SIDE OF CONEY ISLAND; SHEDIAC FOR AYR
b d f h
1896DWINASWEDISH BARQUE - 328 tonsBALLASTIN HARBOUR AT MOORINGS; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b c d f
1897JUSBINTRAMP STEAMER - 1,419 tonsGRAINAT WHEATEN ROCK NEAR RAUGHLEY; SALVAGED; PHILADELPHIA FOR SLIGO
h
1903OLIVESTEAMER - 1,000 tonsINDIAN CORNAT CARTRON SHORE; SALVAGED
h
1907MARIABALLINFUL CUTTER - 6 tonsBALLASTBROKE FROM MOORINGS & WRECKED
d
1917HANS BROGEDANISH STEAMER - 1,432 tonsGROUND NUTSTORPEDOED BY U-80 10 - 12 MILES OFFSHORE
d
1945MONMOUTH COASTSTEAMER - 878 tonsUNKNOWNTORPEDOED 80 MILES OFF,
a b
1980DONEGALTRAWLER - 69 tonsBALLASTSANK UNDER TOW NEAR; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b d e
2003LADY CHRISTINETRAWLER BALLAST35 MILES NORTH WEST OF,
b
 
 
STREEDAGH STRAND
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1588
JULIANASPANISH GALLEON - 860 tonsSOLDIERS & 32 cannonWENT ASHORE & WRECKED; THREE LARGE CANNON RECOVERED
c d
1588
LA LAVIASPANISH GALLEON - 728 tonsSOLDIERS & 25 CANNONWENT ASHORE & WRECKED
c d
1588
SAN JUANSPANISH GALLEON - 530 tons24 CANNON & 276 MENWENT ASHORE; HAS BEEN DIVED
b
1588
SANTA MARIA DE LA VISIONSPANISH GALLEON 666 tonsSOLDIERS & 18 CANNONWENT ASHORE & WRECKED
b c d f

1588

BUTTER BOAT SPANISH GALLEONUNKNOWNBUTTER BOAT IS A LOCAL NAME
c
 
 
UNKNOWN
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1832
ELLANORESAIL VESSEL COALAT BALLYSODARE HARBOUR; FOR LIVERPOOL
b d g

1994

UNKNOWNBARGE - 200 ft.UNKNOWNOFF CLOONAGH PIER
g
 
 
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
"Other Shipwrecks on our Shores" - article
by
Edward J. Bourke
www.rossespoint.com
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
"Shipwrecks on our Shores" - article
by
John C. McTernan
www.rossespoint.com
 
 
OTHER SOURCES:
1
Internet 2006
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