|Total Records: 1|
|Success||British||Garron Point Co Antrim||1852|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Coaster||Rigging Style||Smack|
|Wreck Location||Garron Point Co Antrim|
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SMACK FOUNDERED. - About midday on Wednesday a Smack afterwards ascertained to be the Success of this port went down in a heavy gale opposite Garron Point. there were three or four hands onboard at the time who have thus met an untimely death she had a Cargo of paving-stones on board
The Belfast News-Letter, Monday, June 21, 1852
Portrush June 21. the Captain of the Betsey Liverpool Trawler reports that about 3 O'clock pm on the 16 inst, when off Garron Point - wind S.E strong and squally he saw a Schooner ( probably the success of this port whose loss was reported in our publication of the 21st instant ) running under a fore and aft foresail only nearly right ahead.
He Luffed up to clear her and on looking astern a few minutes after he saw her going down head foremost. He could not see any person on board or in the water after wards thinks she had been previously abandoned.
The Belfast News-Letter Monday, June 28, 1852.
Sunk off Garron point 1 mile off.
Admiralty Register of Wrecks 1852
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