|Total Records: 1|
|Mary & Caroline||British||Loop Head Co Clare||1858|
|Mary & Caroline :|
|Flag||British||Builder||John Barkes, Sunderland|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Cargo Vessel||Rigging Style||Snow Brig|
|Wreck Location||150 Miles West Of Loop Head Co Clare|
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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.
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
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