Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Berbice   British  Larne Co Antrim  1867 

Berbice : 
Owner John Kerr, Greenock 
Flag British  Builder A McMillan & Son, Dumbarton 
Port Greenock  Build Date 1857 
Official No 19298  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 632 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 158.1 | 29.6 | 19.0
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style Ship Rigged  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Brown's Bay Larne Co Antrim 
Date Lost 02/01/1867  Captain J.Wyllie 
Cause Wrecked  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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History

SHIPPING DISASTER - Intelligence has been received that the ship Berbice which sailed from the Clyde for the West Indies on Tuesday last has gone ashore in Larne. A communication dated Belfast 3rd Jan., There is sixteen feet of water in the hold of the Berbice (at low water) ashore near Larne.

The water does not ebb sufficiently to admit of discharging cargo, riggers are engaged stripping. The Vessel can receive damage from northerly winds.

Caledonian Mercury, Friday, January 4, 1867
 
Record Created on  28/11/2010
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