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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Success   British  Garron Point Co Antrim  1852 

Success : 
Owner  
Flag British  Builder  
Port Belfast  Build Date  
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 16 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Smack  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Garron Point Co Antrim 
Date Lost 16/06/1852  Captain Wm.M'Greer 
Cause Sank  Crew Lost
Position   Passengers Lost   
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History

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.
The vessel was lying at anchor, deeply laden, with the sea covering her, and, being a very small vessel, she soon filled and sunk. " Filled in a heavy squall, from over press of sail." Wm.M'Greer, mr.

Admiralty Register of Wrecks 1852
 
Record Created on  25/09/2009
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