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|Flag||British||Builder||Built in Glasgow|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Coaster||Rigging Style||Sloop|
|Wreck Location||Aran Islands Galway Bay|
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Extract of a Letter from Limerick, April 5.
"In the heavy gale of wind on Sunday and Monday last several vessels have Suffered very much the Sloop Essex of and from Greenock to this port, is totally lost in the entrance of the Bay of Galway. The wrecks of a large ship and a brig have been drove on shore at the entrance of this river also a long boat with the name of R. Watson painted on it."
Lloyd's Evening Post, London, Wednesday, April 9, 1794
The Castor, Brockelbank, from Whitehaven and the sloop Essex -- from Greenock, are lost near Limerick and it is feared several other vessels have suffered. The wrecks of a large ship a brig and a long boat with the name Trannyon, R Watson of Liverpool on it, have driven on shore near the same place.
Sun (London, England), Monday, April 14, 1794
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