Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Ranger   British  Farrihy Bay Kilkee Co Clare  1863 

Ranger : 
Owner Crabtree & Co 
Flag British  Builder Built at Liverpool 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1834 
Official No 7058  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 304 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 103.5 | 25.6 | 17.2
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style Barque  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Farrihy Bay Kilkee Co Clare 
Date Lost 17/04/1863  Captain Swiney 
Cause Ran aground in Fog  Crew Lost  
Position 52.43 N / 09.37 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Wednesday August 5th
The Barque, Ranger, Swiney, hence for Quebec was left at seven pm on the 4th instant off the bar land by the tug Toward Castle . Wind W.N.W light breeze.

Kilrush August 21.
All the materials of the Ranger from Liverpool to Quebec ashore near Kilkee will be saved. Water flows in and out of the vessel . If the weather keeps moderate she will not break up till an auction can be held.

Liverpool Mercury August 24 1863

 
Record Created on  24/10/2008
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