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

Rival : 
Owner J.Jones 
Flag British  Builder Johnson Bideford Devon 
Port Swansea  Build Date 1846 
Official No 24366  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 84 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 64.5 | 18.9 | 10
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Schooner  2 Masts
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
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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