ADELAIDE AND BERTIE

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

WILLOWBANK

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.

WILLIAM GLEN ANDERSON

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

UNION

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).

ULVERSTONE

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

RAN

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

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

PERU

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

PATRIA

PATRIA [26/10/1903] – Barque – Captain D. Danielson. Cargo, Wood. Dor. Mag: 1975, No. 49, p23) & (LARN) – Chesil Beach. Note: Rocket Apparatus rescue. Name board PATRIA in Portland Museum. (Excellent pictures in LePard: pages 128 to 131). Portland Museum Wreck No. 8. See Times Report EMMA MARIA [25/10/1903] A Russian Schooner carrying a … Read Article

PATER

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