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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Thetis   British  Shannon Estuary Co Kerry  1834 

Thetis : 
Owner  
Flag British  Builder  
Port Limerick  Build Date  
Official No   Material  
    Tonnage nrt/grt 227 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role    Rigging Style Brig  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Beal Bar Shannon Estuary Co Kerry 
Date Lost 30/11/1834  Captain Younghusband 
Cause Ran Aground  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

We lament to announce, that accounts reached town last evening of the loss of the fine brig Thetis, of and for this port from Quebec, timber laden, the property of Francis Spaight, Esq. The account has it that she foundered an Monday night or early yesterday morning, upon Beale bar in the Shannon, when the wind blew furiously from the west.

The vessel's boat was cast ashore at Tarbert. This morning we received further intelligence in a more accurate shape. The master, Younghusband and crew are safe and it is hoped the vessel and cargo will he preserved.

She lies inside Beale Bar and as the weather has now moderated we trust the loss may not he great. The master continued fast by the vessel all through when most of the crew had deserted her.- Limerick Chronicle.

Caledonian Mercury Edinburgh, Monday, December 8, 1834

Limerick, December 5.- The Thetis, Younghusband from Quebec to this port is still on shore on Beale Bar and discharging her cargo nearly all of which is expected to be saved. The vessel is reported to be much damaged.

Caledonian Mercury Edinburgh, Saturday, December 13, 1834
 
Record Created on  05/07/2009
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