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SHIPWRECK DATES: 1884 - 1891

DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
1884
19.8.
1590ROTOMAHANAShimminBritishIron ship built 1881 owned by J.R. de Wolff Liverpool to Wilmington with coal and salt coal on fire and wrecked in blinding Snowsquall of Elephant Cay Rock
13.11.679MENAI STRAITSD. EvensBritishIron barque of Carnarvon Fleetwood to Antoflagasta lost by fire in Salvador Waters.
1885PERTHSHIREBritishIron barque Portland Oregon to U.K. with flour and canned salmon - Blind Island.
29.4.1266YARRA YARRABritishBarque Portland Oregon to U.K. left company with the "Perthshire" total loss with all hands - Beaver Island Cliffs.
16.12.417ROVER OF THE SEASJ. GaudinBritishCosmopite barque Sunderland built 1879 foundered near the Falklands sprang a leak sank within the hour.
4.9.LUIGRAYGenoaBarque bound from the Pacific coast with a large quantity of marble statuary on board - Ruggles Bay.
1886
24.5.
3500GREAT BRITAINStapBritishDrawing of Great Britain in 1853.Iron ship built at Bristol 1843 bound for Panama with coal condemned and used as hulk beached 1936. (See Port Stanley Shipwrecks for more details.)
31.5.266LA SANTIAGOPedro BasagoitiArgentineIquique to Marseilles with nitrate 39 days out - George Island.
25.9.850CHARLES COOPERDewsonU.S.AOf Boston Philadelphia to Frisco with coal 92 days out arrived leaky condemned and now a pierhead West Jetty.
28.9.1309SYDNEY DACRESCallenderBritishLiverpool to Frisco repairing 24.4 to 28.9. towed out, struck Billy Rock Cape Pembroke.
DATE TONS SHIP CPTN NATION REMARKS
19.10772J.P. SNITH II OwensBritishWood barque of Liverpool Coquimbo to the Channel with manganese ore arrived leaky condemned and hulked broken up 1930.
188754LEONORAC.W, KellyBritishSchooner built in 1859 at Lymington - Gibraltar Reef, yacht of Cowes arrived 13.12.86 from Portsmouth for local service.
27.6.STAR OF SCOTIAM. CotterBritishBarque wrecked near Bull Point.
1888
24.5.
98GENESTABritishSchooner yacht from London 19.12 for local service - Port Egmont Cays.
1889
25.6.
445GEORGINA GRENFELLBritishBarque foundered 60 miles to the South Crew rescued by "Hercules"
FAIRYU.S.A.Schooner ex Rachel P. Brown of New York built 1849 and purchased by F.I.C. for coasting work hulked in 1889 and broken up in 1930.
189070FOAMF. Is.Schooner built 1848 for Lord Dufferin at Portsmouth Gov't Pilot and mail schooner - Carcass Reef.
90TUCUTUJUBritishSchooner ex "Southern Cross" owned by Lewis in 1870 hulked and finally sunk at end of stone pier now Public Jetty.
1891
22.5.
1225SABINAT.A. ArgrnnisNorwayBarque Cardiff to Honolulu arrived leaky and condemned hulked at New Isls Whaling Station.
1.8.1940ST. MARYCarverU.S.A.Wood ship New York to Frisco with general cargo - Port Pleasent Capt. Commited suicide.
3.10.NARENDanishBarque Ponape to St. Michael with copra sprang a leak off Cape Horn stranded Motley Islands, crew arrived in boats 6th Oct when sails had been removed vessel refloated and drifted to sea.
CONCORDIAGermanBarque - Cape Bougainville Capt and Mate drowned crew said to be in mutiny.

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