|Total Records: 1|
|Orator||British||Briggs's Reef Co. Down||1890|
|Flag||British||Builder||Mitchell & Co, Low Walker|
|Tonnage nrt/grt||850 / 1342|
|Ship type||Steam Ship||Dimensions||250 | 32 | 20.1|
|Ships Role||Cargo Vessel||Rigging Style|
|Wreck Location||Briggs's Reef Co. Down|
|Date Lost||21/12/1890||Captain||E. J. Jenkins|
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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
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