Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Leon XIII   French  Emlagh Point Quilty Co Clare  1907 

Leon XIII : 
Owner S.A.des Armateurs Nantais 
Flag French  Builder Dubigeon Nantes  
Port Nantes  Build Date 1902 
Official No 5618338  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 1584 / 2089 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 261 | 39 | 22
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style Ship  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Emlagh Point Quilty Co Clare 
Date Lost 02/10/1907  Captain Lucas 
Cause Driven ashore in a storm  Crew Lost  
Position 52.49 N / 09.27 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Voyage Portland to Limerick with a cargo of wheat , the Leon was blown north of her course having broken her rudder.
She ran aground at Quilty during a violent storm and broke in two ,a dramatic rescue effort over two days by local fishermen saved the lives of the crew.

 
Record Created on  22/08/2008
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