Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Michele   Greek  Carnsore Point Co Wexford  1852 

Michele : 
Owner  
Flag Greek  Builder  
Port Syra  Build Date 1847 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 228 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style Brig  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Carnsore Point Co Wexford 
Date Lost 18/09/1852  Captain G. Callari 
Cause Ran Aground  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

This morning a Greek brig from Liverpool was wrecked at Carnsore Point. She was laden with coals for the Mediterranean. During a fog she struck upon rock and soon after went to pieces. The crew were all saved.

The Morning Chronicle London Wednesday. September 22. 1852

Struck on the rocks off Carnsore and has become a total wreck. Crew saved in their own boat but with loss of all their clothes. A great portion of the materials saved but in a very damaged state. Cargo all lost. " Mistaking the light, and the very thick state of the weather." A. G. mr.; G. Callari, of Syra, and J. Delta, of Constantinople, own.

Report From Admiralty Register Of Wrecks 1852
  • Voyage   : Liverpool to Constantinople
  • Cargo     : Coal
  • Tide        : 1/2 Ebb 11.45 pm
  • Wind       : N.W force 8
  • Weather : Very Thick
 
Record Created on  03/10/2009
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