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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Ardmore   Irish  Great Saltee Island Co Wexford  1940 

Ardmore : Lady killiney
Owner British and Irish Steampacket Company 
Flag Irish  Builder Caledon Shipbuilding Dundee 
Port Cork  Build Date 1918 
Official No 140454  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 1023 / 955 / 417 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 254.5 | 36.1 | 16.0
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style   2 Masts
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Great Saltee Island Co Wexford 
Date Lost 11/11/1940  Captain Thomas Forde 
Cause Mined and sank  Crew Lost 24 
Position 52.04 N / 006.33 W  Passengers Lost   
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History

On a voyage from Cork to Fishguard with a cargo of Livestock the Ardmore was sunk by a mine in the area off the Great Saltee Island major damage to the midships section indicates the ship sank almost immediately with the loss of all onboard

SS Ardmore

 
Record Created on  29/11/2008
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