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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Sampson   British  Rathlin Island Co Antrim  1852 

Sampson : 
Flag British  Builder  
Port Belfast  Build Date 1842 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 101 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
Wreck Location East side of  Rathlin Island Co Antrim 
Date Lost 29/01/1852  Captain Burke 
Cause Ran Ashore to save life  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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ANOTHER SHIPWRECK ON RATHLIN ISLAND -- On Friday, the 29th ult, the Schooner Sampson of Belfast Burke, Master from Glasgow for Derry with 140 tons of coal four weeks out was cast away on the east side of Rathlin Island.

The vessel is a total wreck and the cargo is all lost but the crew are safe and some of the spars sails and rigging are safe. The vessel we believe is not insured.-- Coleraine Chronicle.

The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Monday. February 9. 1852

Rathlin Island - Leaky ; split all canvas; ran on shore to save life. Burke, mr.

Admiralty Register of Wrecks 1852
Record Created on  11/09/2009
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