Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Highland Maid   British  Tralee Bay Co Kerry  1874 

Highland Maid : 
Owner Mckenzie 
Flag British  Builder Ross and Son 
Port Bowness  Build Date 1859 
Official No 18766  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 85 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 67.5 | 18.6 | 11
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Tralee Bay Co Kerry 
Date Lost 07/12/1874  Captain M. Baker 
Cause Driven Ashore  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

LOSS OF A MIDDLESBROUGH SHIP.

On Monday morning the schooner Highland Maid of Middlesbrough Baker master was driven ashore outside Tralee Bay and became a total wreck. One body has been found. The cargo consisted of oil and the vessel was bound from Verdun to Hamburg. Half of the cargo is saved

The Highland Maid is a vessel of 85 tons register and is the property of Mr Mark Baker Middlesbrough.

Northern Echo (Darlington England) Wednesday December 9 1874

 
Record Created on  17/03/2009
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