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- "Hibernian" or "Iberian" on Bird Island in Dunmanus Bay close to [?] about 48 yrs ago - song next page,
"Bohemian" over 50 years ago in Dunlough Bay.
"Memphis" Dunlough Bay near Mizen Head in Nov. 1897 - 7 or 8 lost. Song page 59.
"Oswestry" in March 1899 at Mizen Head (General cargo - copper, timber, flour, carriage wheels).
"Queensmore" on fire in Dunmanus Bay.
"Irada" Clohane Island near Mizen Head over 30 years ago. cotton and wood chief cargo.
The "Memphis" had a valuable cargo of cattle, timber, bacon, lard, cheese, matchwood, margarine, butter. Cheese and butter saved from this wreck were sold in Bantry.
The Hibernian, Glerian & Bohemian were sister ships and were all lost within ten years. The "Glerian" was wrecked on Cape Clear Cargo rum.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.