|Total Records: 1|
|Achilles||British||Off Valentia Co Cork||1867|
|Owner||William Morris, Rhyl, Flint|
|Flag||British||Builder||Built at Danzig|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||99 | 27.6 | 17.6|
|Ships Role||Cargo Vessel||Rigging Style||Barque|
|Wreck Location||100 Miles West Off Valentia Co Cork|
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Captain Hockley, of the S.S. "China" of Glasgow. Awarded Telescope, value 20L.Mar.18,1867
The barque "Achilles" experienced a very heavy gale on the 17th of March, which carried away her bulwarks, boats, &c., and rendered her helpless. On the 18th the "China" lowered her lifeboat which took off by means of life-lines the entire crew numbering 12 and safely conveyed them on board the "China" in which ship they were taken to Halifax, N.S., having been on board 9 days. The owner of the "China" refused compensation for subsistence.
Board Of Trade Wreck Reports 1867
Achilles (barque), of this port, supposed to be timber laden was passed derelict on March 18, in 51 N. 13 W, by the Vice Toni at Cardiff which also reports that on March 17 she saw two small schooners founder during a heavy easterly gale.
Liverpool Mercury etc, Monday, April 1, 1867
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