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Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Rival   British  Smiths Rocks Ballycotton Co Cork  07/04/1899 

Rival :  
Owner J.Jones 
Flag British  Builder Johnson Bideford Devon 
Port Swansea  Build Date 1846 
Official No 24366  Material Wood 
Lloyds Register 1847 R - 271  Tonnage Net/Gross 84 
Launched   Dimensions in ft 64.5 | 18.9 | 10
Ship Type Sail Vessel  Rigging Style Schooner  2 Masts
Ships Role Coaster  Funnels  
Super Structure
Owner and Registration 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.
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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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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