COLLISION IN THE CHANNEL. Seven men, part of the crew of the barque Adelaide and Bertie, bound from Honfleur to Swansea were landed at Brighton today by a Deal fishing smack. The barque was in collision off Portand On Saturday evening, with the Commonwealth, from Calcutta to Hamburg The barque sank, but the crew managed … Read Article


Barque – Captain A. Young. Cargo, Sodium Nitrate. Sank following collision with the S. S. BERLIN . Crew picked up by HMS BLAKE. Check: DCC: 26/12/1896; Weymouth Library Pamphlet L.910.4. BE1. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1895 Appx C Table 1 p143.


Barque of Poole, from Quebec. (Farr: p115) & (LARN) – Lieut. Parsons Chief Officer of Bournemouth Coastguards received a silver medal he coxed the galley, rowed by four of his men. There is also a mention that they also saved four of five men from a lifeboat from Sir Percy Shelly’s yacht which had tried … Read Article


Sailing Barque – Captain G. Olsen. Cargo, Log Wood. (LARN, VLI.) – Sank off Portland. Refs. LCWLR: WW1, p80 & Lloyd’s Register: 1915-16 No. 13(U).


Barque – (LARN) – Captain John George Sawyer. Cargo COAL (& COKE). Half a mile off Portland Bill. Collided with a vessel causing fatal damage. Other vessel failed to help. Crew managed to get away and met up with the Pilot vessel TURK who took them on board. The other vessel was identified as the … Read Article


Norwegian Barque – Captain A. Jorgensen. Cargo, Hardwood. (LARN) – Broke up on Tar Rocks, Chesil Cove. See also S. S. EDISON. Refs. Lloyd’s Casualty Returns: 1894 p11(d); BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1894 Appx. C Table 1 p151 & Lloyd’s Register: 1891-2 No. 78(R)


PETRONILLE Dutch Barque – Below village of Chesil on Chesil Beach. DCC: 18/12/1856, Interesting local story. Captain William Louws. (Burnett: p59) Also good detail in LARN. Daily News December 12, 1856, Issue 3299 has ‘Petronello’ “MELANCHOLY SHIPWRECK AND LOSS OF LIFE. On Tuesday week, about 5 p.m., the Dutch barque PETRONILLE came ashore on Chesil … Read Article


Barque – Captain listed as H. Barcham – Portland Bill. LARN, VLI. Lloyd’s Register: 1872 No. 188(P).


PATRIA [26/10/1903] – Barque – Captain D. Danielson. Cargo, Wood.  Name board PATRIA in Portland Museum. EMMA MARIA [25/10/1903] A Russian Schooner carrying a cargo of China Clay got into difficulties in West Bay. Two tugs were sent to the rescue and one, the PETREL managed to get a line on-board but it parted, damaging … Read Article


Barque – Captain P. Menegheth. (LARN) – South Pool, Portland. Refs. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1881 Appx. Pts I-IV p118 & Dorchester Telegram: 23/12/1881(R).