|Total Records: 1|
|Carrara||British||Off Kinsale Co Cork||1867|
|Owner||William Mechen, Shoreham|
|Flag||British||Builder||John Millar, Limekilns|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||88 | ||
|Ships Role||Cargo Vessel||Rigging Style||Barque|
|Wreck Location||30 Miles South East Off Kinsale Co Cork|
|Position||51 ° 21 N 07 ° 51 W||Passengers Lost|
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The "Carrara" of Shoreham, while off Kinsale was caught and disabled in a heavy gale from the S.E. Her crew (8 in number) were rescued by one of the "Chanticleer's" boats manned by five seamen. The crew of the "Carrara" were six days on board the "Chanticleer".
Board Of Trade Wreck Reports 1867
The Carrara was built in 1839 by John Millar, Brucehaven / Limekilns, Fife for Alexander and William Thomson this was to be the foundation of the Ben Line. Originally she carried coal and woolen goods from Leith in Scotland to Leghorn in Italy and returning with marble for the Thomson main family business of the time to be used in constructing new houses.
|Record Created on 24/06/2011|
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