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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Margaret   British  Shannon Estuary Co Clare  1818 

Margaret : 
Flag British  Builder  
Port   Build Date  
Official No   Material  
    Tonnage nrt/grt  
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style Brig  
Super Structure
Wreck Location Rinevella Point Shannon Estuary Co Clare 
Date Lost 14/01/1818  Captain  
Cause Ran Aground  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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Wednesday night last, the Brig Margaret, from Liverpool for Limerick, laden with coals was totally lost off Kilcredaun Point in the Shannon. She had no pilot on board and the night being very dark she struck on a reef of rocks between Rinevella and Rayhill.

At eight o clock and before day-light her masts went overboard and she parted. The unfortunate crew arrived at Kilrush in a most distressing way and it is said were ill used and plundered by the country people.

Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, Thursday, January, 22, 1818
Record Created on  05/06/2009
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