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1813 - 1950

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SHIPWRECK DATES: 1861 - 1872

DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1861 ARMANTINE Est beFrenchHavre to Lima with silks and wine Cape Frehel (Armantine Reef)
350GLENBERRIEBritishBarque, burnt off New Is., built 1815 at Glasgow.
1863ADELINEKuhlsePrussianBarque, loaded with sugar cane. Lost off EAST IS.
1864742SNOWSQUALLDillingtonU.S.A,Clipper ship, N.Y. to 'Frisco with gunpowder, ashore in the straits of Lemaire 26.2 Arr. leaky 64 days out, sunk as pierhead East Jetty 1865. (My note: in 1987 she was recovered to U.S.A. and the bow section and other parts are now housed at Maine Maritime Museum.)
18661069COSMOPOLITEL.S. WattsBritishL'pool to Coquimbo with coal 77 days out, arr. leaky & condemned. Bought by Dean and hulked, broken up.
25.5DENMARKBritishAbandoned and sinking, mate and 17 men brought by H.M.S. "TOPAZE" same day.
1867484COQUIMBANAThomas BowdenBritishWood barque of Swansea. Valparaiso to Bristol with barley & copper ore Tyssen Patch in Falkland Sound. Wreck purchased by J.M. Dean, Lloyds Agent
504RIVER DERWENTJ.D. EatonBritishLiverpool to New Island.
1868PERUPioItalianWood barque, lost in Port Albemarle.
1870200ALTOE.W. WhiteU.S.A.Whaling barque, Jason West Cay, in a terrific gale during an eclipse of the moon. 37 monthes out.
DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1870428JHELUMBeagleholeBritishWood barque, built L'pool 1849. Callao to Dunquerque with guano. Overloaded and leaky. Owners Widdicomb & Bell, failed. Vessel condemned and sold as hulk. Now is pierhead at Packe's Jetty.
364VICAR OF BRAYT.B. CallenanBritishBarque, 133 days out from Swansea to Valpraiso. Condemned, bought by Dean. Traded to U.K. for many years now pierhead at Goose Green jetty.
216 VAMPYR MoeltkePrussian3-masted sch. London to Guayaquil 84 days out, repairing from 20.9. to 28.11. Sank in Low Bay.
1871445GEORGIANABritishBarque, founded 60 mls. to the S.
28.6.GRENFELLCrew rescued by "Hercules".
19.7596LITTLE EDITHBritishWood barque of London. Hamburg to Calllao with general cargo. Wrecked Prong Point, Lively Island.
19.8.464PRINCESSBritishWood barque, 87 days out from Cardiff to Caldera with cargo of iron. Repairing leaks from 19.6-10.8 Sprang a leak after leaving and sank in Port Sussex.
1872994CITY OF AMOYJ. SwanBritishWood ship, Glasgow to 'Frisco with general cargo. 59 days out. Wrecked on Mangeary Point.
12.9.1066EGERIAM.H. FosterBritishLondon to Callao with cement & coal. Arrived leaking, condemned and hulked - now at the end of West Jetty.
1.10.LOTUSLocalSch.- Tamar Pass, one passenger remained on vessel & was lost. Mr. Goodhart, passenger, was lost after landing.

Acknowledgements: The Falklands Island's flag and crest images are copyright free, and were sourced from Wikipedia. All other images are copyright protected. For more detailed breakdown of population figures see: www.falklands.gov.fk/documents/Census%20Report%202006.pdf