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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Whim   British  Mizen Head Co Wexford  1852 

Whim : 
Flag British  Builder Built at John New Brunswick 
Port Belfast  Build Date 1849 
Official No   Material Hackmatack & Oak 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 90 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Brigantine  
Super Structure
Wreck Location  Mizen Head Co Wexford 
Date Lost 30/10/1852  Captain Quin 
Cause Sprang A Leak  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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Whim of Belfast, from Ayr to Cardiff sprang a leak off the Bishops on the 29th and was abandoned next day crew landed at Mizen Head a vessel has been seen on the outside of Mizen Head Bank which it is supposed to be and a boat has gone out to the spot - Dublin, Nov. 1.

Daily News, London, Wednesday, November 3, 1852

Wrecked on the Mizenhead Bank first abandoned by the crew, having seven or eight feet water in her hold. Quin, mr.

Admiralty Register of Wrecks 1852
  • Time        : 6:30 pm
  • Voyage   : Ayr to Cardiff
  • Cargo     : Pig Iron
  • Tide        : Last 1/4 Ebb
  • Wind       : S.S.W
  • Weather : Foggy
Record Created on  08/10/2009
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