|Total Records: 1|
|Sampson||British||Rathlin Island Co Antrim||1852|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Coaster||Rigging Style||Schooner|
|Wreck Location||East side of Rathlin Island Co Antrim|
|Cause||Ran Ashore to save life||Crew 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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