Rathlin Island Wreck List
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Vessel Type:

Destroyer

Location:Co. Antrim
Date of Loss:12th December 1939Place:4 miles North-East of Altacarry Lighthouse, Rathlin Island
Cause of Loss:Sunk after collision with "H.M.S. Barnham"Last known position:55° 22' North x 06° 03' West
 
H.M.S. Duchess

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From an original dog-ear'd postcard

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Source Publications:
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
"The Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
by
Tommy Cecil
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN: 0948154659

Rathlin Island Wreck List

Last update - 04-Mar-2005

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