Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Hero   British  Loop Head  1891 

Hero : 
Owner James Harvey, Ardrossan 
Flag British  Builder Thompson, Five Islands, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia 
Port Glasgow  Build Date 1876 
Official No 71385  Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 178 / 199 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 105.3 | 24.9 | 11.6
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Brigantine  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location Kilclogher Loop Head 
Date Lost 13/02/1891  Captain J McFee 
Cause Stranded  Crew Lost
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

A SHIP WRECKED IN THE SHANNON.

A telegram says - The Brigantine Hero,  bound from Ardrossan to Limerick, with a cargo of coal, was driven ashore in the late fog at Kilclogher head west of Carrigaholt and will become total wreck. Her crew have all been save.

The Leeds Mercury, Wednesday, February 18, 1891
 
Record Created on  27/02/2015
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