Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Mary Gordon   British  Blackhead Co Antrim  1840 

Mary Gordon : 
Owner  
Flag British  Builder Thos. Brocklebank Bransty 
Port Whitehaven  Build Date 1833 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 55 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 52.7 | 15.9 | 8.1
Ships Role  Coaster  Rigging Style Sloop  
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Blackhead Co Antrim 
Date Lost 22/03/1840  Captain Capt.Cornelius Conning 
Cause Foundered  Crew Lost  
Position 54.55 N / 05.41 W  Passengers Lost   
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History

DONAGHADEE MARCH 22 - At 8 a.m. the master and crew of the smack Mary Gordon , Canning of and for Whitehaven from Derry in ballast came on shore here in the boat of that vessel having at midnight last night abandoned her in a sinking state Blackhead bearing W about eight miles.

Belfast News Letter Tuesday March 31 1840

 
Record Created on  17/10/2008
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