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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Mary & Caroline   British  Loop Head Co Clare  1858 

Mary & Caroline : 
Owner E.D Colville 
Flag British  Builder John Barkes, Sunderland 
Port Newcastle  Build Date 1846 
Official No 16768  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 233/ 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style Snow Brig  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location 150 Miles West Of Loop Head Co Clare 
Date Lost 11/04/1858  Captain Caithness 
Cause Foundered  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Cork, April 17 - The Mary and Caroline Brig of Newcastle was boarded on the 11th April in lat. 52 N, long. 14 W. derelict with two feet water in the well by the Aloe arrived here. Some letters were found on board addressed "Captain Caithness, 1856 1857" Next day it commenced to blow a gale. from SE to SSW, which lasted for three days during which it was thought the brig went down.
Mem.-The Mary and Caroline Caithness, sailed from Troon for Smyrna, on the 1st of April,

The Standard, London, Tuesday, April 20, 1858

The Mary and Caroline Caithness brig from Troon bound to Smyrna sprung a leak and had to be abandoned on the 10th inst; her decks had been swept previously and the crew when in great peril were taken off by a French schooner bound to Iceland and have since been landed at BallyCastle in Ireland all well.

The Newcastle Courant etc, Friday, April 30, 1858
 
Record Created on  22/05/2010
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