Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Venus   British  Millisle Co Down  1867 

Venus : 
Owner John McCausland Caw Street, killyleagh 
Flag British  Builder  
Port Belfast  Build Date  
Official No 8025  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 54 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Millisle Co Down 
Date Lost 01/01/1867  Captain  
Cause Wrecked  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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History

Three vessels were driven ashore at millisle on Wednesday morning last during a heavy fall of snow. One of them the Adeline, of Dublin has become a total wreck, and it is supposed all on board perished, the other two the Rose of Glasgow and the Venus, with coals are on shore but the crews have been saved the vessels are expected off.

The Belfast News-Letter, Monday, January 7, 1867

Portaferry Feb 4. The Venus not the Venice as reported from Belfast, Jan 5, Schooner of Belfast from Maryport to killyleagh with coals went ashore Jan.1 in Coalpit Bay near Drogheda and has since broken up : Crew saved.

The Standard Friday February 08,1867
Crew Agreements for 1866 are held at PRO of Northern Ireland >>
 
Record Created on  21/11/2010
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