Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Commerce   American  Shannon Estuary Co Clare  1791 

Commerce : 
Owner  
Flag American  Builder  
Port   Build Date  
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt  
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role    Rigging Style Full Rigged Ship  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Rinevelle Bay Shannon Estuary Co Clare 
Date Lost 01/04/1791  Captain Hooper 
Cause Driven on Shore  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

The Collector received a letter from the Surveyor of Kilrush informing him that a three masted American Vessel was driven on shore last Monday evening on a reef of rocks in Rinevelle Bay.

The Gentleman's and London Magazine April 1791

The Commerce, Hooper from Philadelphia to Dublin is totally lost at the entrance of the Limerick River. Crew saved.

Lloyd's List Tuesday, April 5, 1791
 
Record Created on  26/05/2009
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