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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Rival   British  Smiths Rocks Ballycotton Co Cork  1899 

Rival : 
Owner J.Jones 
Owner History MNL 1860 Rival 24366 Registered Swansea
MNL 1870 Registered Swansea Owner J.Harris Clovelly Glamorganshire.
MNL 1880 Registered Swansea Owner J.Harris Clovelly Devonshire.
 
Flag British  Builder Johnson Bideford Devon 
Port Swansea  Build Date 1846 
Official No 24366 Material Wood 
Lloyds Register 1847 R - 271  Tonnage nrt/grt 84 
Launched   Dimensions in Feet 64.5 | 18.9 | 10
Ship type Sail Vessel  Funnels  
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Schooner  2 Masts
Propulsion
 Sail
Machinery
 
Super Structure
 
 
Wreck Location Wheat Rock Smiths Rocks Ballycotton Co Cork 
Date Lost 07/04/1899  Captain  
Cause Foundered  Crew Lost  
Position 51.48 N / 08.01 W  Passengers Lost   
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History

Lloyd's agent at Ballycotton telegraphing yesterday says the Schooner Rival of Swansea from Cork for Newport with a cargo of pitwood has sunk on Wheat Rock two miles west of Ballycotton. The message makes no mention of the crew.

The crew of the Schooner previoudy reported sunk off Ballycotton were saved.

The Belfast News-Letter, Monday, April 10, 1899
 
Record Created on  21/06/2009
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