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SHIPWRECK DATES: 1855 - 1860

DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1855
25.04.
273 ORTONS Carelton U.S.A. Barque Belfast and Rio to Valpariaso with timber, 55 days out from Rio lost by fire in Port William.
09.08. 766CARLTON Williams British Swansea to Panama 60 days out - Cape Carysfort.
12.08. 360HERALD JonesBritish Barque London to Valpariaso 60 days out Captain drowned.
? CHANCE Coasting schooner lost on Grand Jason
1856
05.01.
344 BLANCHEJ.H. Shaw BritishNewcastle to Caldera with coal 86 days out arrived leaky 13.12.55. Returned from Staten Island beached near Kidney Island and broken up.
? .04.FLYING CLOUDPlace unknown possibly Tierra del Fuego Schooner left Malvinas on a sealing cruise and "to try the Flying Cloud" a later note says "Flying Cloud" has gone to pieces.
?.12. 528LORD GEORGE BENTICKIrving LinsayBritishCapt. lost when ship capsized in a squall to N. of Falklands mate and 16 men in a pinnace for 5 days without food water or oars until picked up by brig "Cuba".
1857535ANTOINETTE McCormackU.S.A.Chincha to Cork - Sea Lion Islands crew reached Stanley in boats 26th Nov.
23.11. ATLANTA Sea Lion Island Smyley sailed "to look after the wreck and bring boat's crew" 27th Nov returned 1st Dec.
DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1858
12.04.
LEOPOLD ConsezmanBelgiumSwansea to Calloa 43 days out total loss on Jason Island one seaman washed ashore Pieter de Clerk lived 23 days until rescued by Capt Smyley.
?ENGLISH CUTTERGrand Jason this is probably not the name of the vessel which most likely was tender to some sealing or whaling ship.
1859
?.06.
510HELEN MILLERA. John Sweeny
U.S.A.Wood ship of Boston Mass. New York to Frisco run ashore leaky at San Carlos.
01.07500WILLIAM SHANDWaller
BritishBarque 98 days out from Liverpool to Valparaiso repairing 1st, to 17th Feb returned from Cape Horn 16th Mar condemned hulked and in 1872 used as a pierhead.
04.09RUSSELVioreesU.S.A.Clipper ship New York to Calafornia 38 days out repaiting 20th July to 9th Aug. Arrived back from Cape Horn struck on Billy Rock and foundered in Berkley Sound.
1860
?.03
600SEA RANGERU.S.A.Clipper ship Liverpool to Frisco 60 days out, leaky and beached in Low Bay.
19.06.460HORATIOHolinGermanHambrg 40 days out from Valparaiso to Swansea with copper ore total wreck on Bull point total wreck on Bull Point Capt Mate and 6 men drowned.
14.08 598COLONSAYMcAllisterBritishGlasgow Callao to U.K. - Speedwell Island F. Rowlands was an A. B.
05.09269ALEXANDERBartlettBritishBarque Rio Leaho to Liverpool with hides 40 days out missed stays when beating up Port William anchored but went ashore on Mangeary Point at 3 p.m.
04.10376CONCORDIACatemblayGermanHamburg barque to Honolulu foundered near Falklands crew arrived in boats 10th Nov had spent £5,300 on repairs in Rio.

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