|Total Records: 1|
|Harmony||British||Off Dursey Island Co Cork||1867|
|Owner||Owner Thomas Evans Cwm, St.Dogmells Pembroke|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Cargo Vessel||Rigging Style||Schooner|
|Wreck Location||60 Miles South West, Off Dursey Island Co Cork|
|Position||50°50 N 011°30 W||Passengers Lost|
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The Harmony, Schooner from the Shannon to Gloucester was struck by a heavy sea during a gale on the 17th of March which carried away her boats, &c. After this the sea made clean breaches over her.
On the 19th the S.S.Darien bore up and took the crew off, the Harmony then being in a sinking state. The first boat the Darien sent out was accidentally capsized, and three men were drowned the second boat succeeded in saving the whole of the crew five.
Board Of Trade Wreck Reports 1867
The steamer Darien, Captain E. S. Haram, belonging to the West India and Pacific Steam Ship Company, from Port-au-Prince for Liverpool with a general cargo put into Valentia harbour on Wednesday short of coals. She had lost two officers and one man whilst rescuing the screw of the schooner Harmony of Cardigan which had been abandoned 60 miles S.W. of Dursies.
Liverpool Mercury etc Friday, March 22,1867
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