Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Treneglos   British  Shannon Estuary Co Limerick  1883 

Treneglos : 
Owner E Hain & Co Cornwall 
Flag British  Builder Readhead South Shields 
Port St Ives  Build Date 1882 
Official No 81673  Material Iron 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 973 / 1513 / 1222 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 249.0 | 36.1 | 17.5
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Beeves Rock Shannon Estuary Co Limerick 
Date Lost 30/07/1883  Captain  
Cause Ran aground  Crew Lost  
Position 52.39.03 N / 09.01.25 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

To the Limerick Harbour Commissioners,

" Gentlemen,
I beg to inform you of a total loss of my steamship the Treneglos of St Ives on the Bridges Rock in your river while proceeding up to Limerick on the 30th ult in charge of a licensed pilot named James Cahill. As I leave for home to-morrow should you desire any further particulars relative to the disaster I will as far as conversant therewith be pleased to give it to you.
I am Gentlemen, Your obedient servant,
Richard Giles "

REF : Letter To the Limerick Harbour Commissioners

The Board agreed to suspend the Pilot

 
Record Created on  27/11/2008
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