Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Harvest Queen   American  Kinsale Co Cork  1867 

Harvest Queen : 
Flag American  Builder  
Port   Build Date  
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt  
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style Barque  
Super Structure
Wreck Location Off Shore Kinsale Co Cork 
Date Lost 05/01/1867  Captain  
Cause Foundered  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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The ship Harvest Queen from Swansea to Baltimore foundered on Saturday evening off the Head of Kinsale. One seaman was picked up clinging to a spar and was brought into Queenstown by the Henry from Limerick.

James Doyle the only supposed survivor of the crew of the Harvest Queen states that she foundered in a gale of wind on Saturday the 5th at 5 a.m off Old Head Kinsale and that he was washed overboard clinging to a spar and was picked up by the Henry of Limerick after being four hours in the water. He also believes the remaining part of the crew took to the boat but he cannot say what became of them as he was below when the vessel was going down and only got on deck in time to cling to a spar as she went down.

The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, January 12, 1867
Record Created on  19/06/2010
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