|Total Records: 1|
|Anna||Lough Foyle Co Derry||1852|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Rigging Style||Brig|
|Wreck Location||Tuns Bank Magilligan Point Lough Foyle Co Derry|
|Cause||Driven Asore||Crew Lost||3|
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Anna, of Riga, Wills, from Malta to Derry came into the Lough and was driven by the gale on the Tons Bank five of the crew saved master and two boys left in a boat and have not since been heard of. The vessel still holds together.
Daily News (London, England), Tuesday, January 13, 1852
Driven from anchor by the gale on the west side of the Tons Bank. Master and two boys left in a boat, and not since (10th) heard of. Vessel still held together. Boat subsequently drifted ashore, with one boy clinging to it. Small portion of cargo saved.
Bower cable burst and other came home. Ship broke up on the 10th January. Five of the crew taken off by life-boat.
Admiralty Register of Wrecks 1852
Jan. 9. The brig Anna of Riga, wrecked near Innishowen Head, entrance of Lough Foyle, Derry. Six out of 10 of the crew saved by fishermen, a boy in an exhausted state rescued out of the surf by a man wading into the sea. Reward 8L.
The Life Boat May 1852 Award Of Medals, Gratuities
|Record Created on 10/09/2009|
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