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Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Dunmore   British  Ballyquintin Point Co Down  1882 

Dunmore : 
Owner Clyde Shipping Company, Glasgow 
Flag British  Builder J & G Thomson Clydebank 
Port Glasgow  Build Date 1878 
Official No 80427  Material Iron 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 685 / 1080 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 230.7 | 32.8 | 15.9
Ships Role  Passenger/Cargo  Rigging Style Schooner  & 2 decks
Super Structure
Poop Deck 45 ft - Fore Castle 55 ft 
C I .2-cyl. (28" & 56" x 60") 220hp, 1-Screw  
Wreck Location Entrance to Strangford Lough Ballyquintin Point Co Down 
Date Lost 18/12/1882  Captain Stirling 
Cause Wrecked  Crew Lost  
Position 54.19 N / 05.30 W  Passengers Lost   
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The screw steamer Dunmore (Capt. Stirling) which is owned by the Clyde Shipping Company ran ashore yesterday morning at Bailyquinton Point near the entrance to Strangford Lough on the County Down coast.

The Dunmore was bound from Waterford for Glasgow via Belfast with a general cargo. She is in a very dangerous position and it is feared will become a total wreck.

On board were a number of soldiers and marines. The casualty was caused by a fog. Those aboard did their best in the circnmstances. The passengers were all safely landed. The wind during yesterday evening was from the south-east and was knocking the vessel up against the rocks the sea washing over her.

Part of the cargo will be saved. A tug belonging to the company has been despatched from Greenock with pumps to assist if possible in floating the vessel.

Glasgow Herald , Tuesday, December 19, 1882

Record Created on  23/08/2008
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