Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Orator   British  Briggs's Reef Co. Down  1890 

Orator : 
Owner  
Flag British  Builder Mitchell & Co, Low Walker 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1877 
Official No 78743  Material Iron 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 850 / 1342 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 250 | 32 | 20.1
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Briggs's Reef Co. Down 
Date Lost 21/12/1890  Captain E. J. Jenkins 
Cause Wrecked  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

THE FOG IN THE CHANNEL

A Steamer Wrecked On The Co. Down Coast.

The steamer Orator of Liverpool, has struck on Briggs's Reef Co. Down and has become a total wreck. The crew were saved. The Orator was a screw iron steamer of 832 tons, belonging to Messrs Moss and Co, Liverpool. She was bound from Greenock to Sicily with coal. The crew numbered twenty all told the master being Captain E. J. Jenkins.

The Leeds Mercury, Tuesday, December 23, 1890
 
Record Created on  18/04/2011
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