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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Mantura   British  Ards Peninsula Co Down  1849 

Mantura : 
Owner Kirkwood, Irvine 
Flag British  Builder Built at Irvine 
Port Irvine  Build Date 1839 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 111 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style Brig  
Super Structure
Wreck Location North Rock Ards Peninsula Co Down 
Date Lost 18/01/1849  Captain J.Liddle 
Cause Sank  Crew Lost  
Position 54.25 N / 05.25 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
Strangford, Jan.20 --

Brig Mantura Liddle of Ardrossan , port of Irvine from leith for Malta ( last from Belfast lough ), struck on the north rock near the southrock lighthouse at five A.M. of the 18th and sunk inside the rock with eight feet of water over her at low water ; crew saved by the coast guard at Cloughey station they had to be taken out by a hauling line along hawser, the sea being very heavy about the rock .Her masts were cut away to keep her from breaking up. Mr Liddle got in to the boat but the rope breaking he was drifted to sea and was providentially saved and landed at donaghadee Two seamen were relieved here from the seamans fund.

Caledonian Mercury (Edinburgh, Scotland), Thursday, January 25, 1849

Record Created on  18/04/2009
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