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SHIPWRECK DATES: 1873 - 1883

DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1873
11.4.
387NEPTUNEG. ThomasBritishWood barque of Shields, built 1869. Lost with all hands on Kelp Islands.
1874
18.4.
38ANNIE BROOKSJ.P. SmithersBritishArr. from U.K. 77 days out, for local coasting work. Dragged ashore at Fox Bay.
4.9.
164SARSGREAL SANGREAL?Sam KentBritish3-mst sch. of Dartmouth, built 1890 (my note: should this be 1790? or has it just been wrongly entered as wrecked in 1874?) Owner J. Cuthberton. Rio Grande to Constituction. Lost in Ruggles Bay.
1875
?.6.
20MALVINA F. Is.Cutter built Stanley 1849 owned by Dean abandoned Mare Harbour this may be the vessel described as a schooner under which rig she may have sailed sometimes
1876
13.5.
656FORTUNATOLuigi VaioItalianWood Barque of Genoa built 1870 Montevideo to Calloa in ballast 30 days out. Captain washed overboard Mate Antonio Reppeto in command went aground on south shore of Berkley Sound wreck bought by Dean and broken up in Uranie Bay.
1879
30.12.
CRAIGIE LEA
BritishIron Barque Malden Island to U.K. with guano, total wreck on Bull Point.
1880
?.9.
DAVID LAW
BritishIron Barque of Glasgow to Frisco with coal total loss on Elephant Cays.
15.11987G.F. HAENDALG. SchreokGermanWood barque of Bremin built 1876 coal and general cargo for Honolulu total loss by fire in Port William.
1880READYF. Is.Topsail schooner ex Letitia ex Alan Gardiner built at Dartmouth 1854 for the South American Mission bought by Dean Oct '78 wrecked in Fox Bay
CHRISTINAGermanBarque struck near the Light-house and beached nearby.
DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1881
?.7.
KILMODENNaileBritishBarque lost by fire to the south while bound for Frisco with coal crew rescued by barque Penrith.
1882
?.1.
696LEON CRESPOLevi GeargeBritishWood barque of Falmouth Swansea to Tocopillo with coal and iron burnt in Port William.
?.2.1299LADY DUFFERINJ. FeaBritishBarque built 1872 Quebec - Jason West Cay.
1882
?.2.
CAPRICORNBritishWood barque of Swansea bound for Pacific coast with coal, scuttled on Terra del Fuego coal on fire refloated and sailed to Falklands condemned and used as a lighter broken up 1948.
31.5.STAR OF BRUNSWICKBritishBull Point just before dawn five men drowned.
16.9. C.A. BELAYA HamiltonBritishBarque - Volunteer Point.
9.10.AVONAStephen DaviesBritishIron barque of Swansea built 1869 owned by Rosser and Rosser Sunderland to Valpariaso with coal - Hut Point Cape Frehel.
NIMROD
GermanSchooner ex "Ernest" of Salcombe on sealing cruise arrived damaged and bankrupt bought locally and used for coasting trade for a short while 1948 broken up.
FELIS
Cutter ex schooner here in 1859 sank at Cow Bay.
1883
25.4.
PRAECISThoro HaseboNorwayWood barque, Havre to Valpariaso arrived leaky condemned and used as lighter broken up about 1929.

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