Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Surprise   British  Liscannor Co Clare  1892 

Surprise : 
Owner Kilner, Brothers, Dewsbury Yorkshire 
Flag British  Builder Young , Garmouth Scotland  
Port Hopeman  Build Date 1866 
Official No 52510  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 87 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 79 | 21.8 | 9.9
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Abandoned Off Shore Liscannor Co Clare 
Date Lost 08/10/1892  Captain T.C.Green  
Cause Stranded  Crew Lost
Position 52.52 N / 09.26 W  Passengers Lost   
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History

Surprise

From a telegram received from Limerick to-day it appears that on Sunday last the Schooner Surprise of Inverness owned by the brothers Killner was lost on the coast of Clare near Miltown Malbay

The crew took a small boat which capsized the princible officer Captain Green being drowned while the other members of the crew succeeded in swimming ashore.

Daily News ,London, Wedesday, October 12, 1892

 

Voyage Liscannor to Swansea with a cargo of stone

 
Record Created on  03/12/2008
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