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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Glentow   British  Fair Head near Ballycastle Co Antrim  1916 

Glentow : 
Owner H.M.McGildowney, Ballycastle Shipping Co 
Flag British  Builder J McArthur Paisley 
Port   Build Date 1895 
Official No 20690  Material  
    Tonnage nrt/grt 144 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 99 | 19 | 
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Fair Head near Ballycastle Co Antrim 
Date Lost 10/09/1916  Captain  
Cause   Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Steam Coaster Glentow on route for Ballycastle with a cargo of coal she was forced onto rocks by the flood tide and ran aground. Attempts to free her failed and she broke her back and sank.

SS Glentow

Image by kind permission Clydesite Ships Database copyright  Clydebuilt Ships Database

 
Record Created on  09/11/2008
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