Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Britannia   British  Ballyhealy Strand Co Wexford  1849 

Britannia : 
Owner Daniel & Co , Bristol 
Flag British  Builder Built at Bristol 
Port Bristol  Build Date 1829 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 411 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style Full Rigged Ship  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Ballyhealy Strand Co Wexford 
Date Lost 19/01/1849  Captain Vincent 
Cause Ran Ashore  Crew Lost  
Position 52.10 N / 06.32 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Lloyds List Jan 1849

Wexford Jan 19

The Britannia of and from Bristol for Barbados was driven on shore last night at Ballyhealy and is likely to become a wreck ; crew saved.

Britannia , Vincent from Bristol

The Britannia Vincent hence to Madeira and Barbados was stranded on the night of the 19th instant on the Irish coast ( about six miles from the Saltees and ten from Wexford ) when the report left she had 9 feet of water in her hold ; crew saved.

The Bristol Mercury, Saturday, January 27, 1849

 
Record Created on  17/04/2009
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