|Total Records: 1|
|Paragon||British||Curracloe Co Wexford||1838|
|Owner||Smith & Co|
|Flag||British||Builder||Built at Lancaster|
|Ship type||Sail Vessel||Dimensions||| ||
|Ships Role||Cargo Ship||Rigging Style||Brig|
|Wreck Location||Ballinesker Beach Curracloe Co Wexford|
|Cause||Driven Ashore||Crew Lost||6|
|Position||52.22 N / 06.21 W||Passengers Lost|
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WEXFORD, SATURDAY.- Within the memory of the oldest inhabitant, this coast did not experience so dreadful a hurricane as that which prevailed from Tuesday evening until yesterday.
The brig Paragon of Maryport bound from Liverpool to Brazil went on shore at Ballynesker during the severe snow-storm yesterday at 9 a.m. Six of the crew were lost the remainder were saved by a country boat.
Belfast News-Letter Friday, February 23, 1838
Wexford, February 25.- The Paragon, Watt from Liverpool to Pernambuco broke up last night with most of the cargo on board and the wreck is scattered along the coast.
Caledonian Mercury ( Edinburgh ) Monday, March 5, 1838
|Record Created on 29/09/2008|
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