ROEBUCK of Weymouth

Times: Thursday, July 20, 1911, Issue 39642 – Details of the Great Western Railway Company’s mail steamer Roebuck, while proceeding from the Channel Islands to Weymouth, stuck the Corbiere Rock. Crew and 140 passengers saved, Roebuck seriously damaged. MI. Ship Incident of a Local Vessel


Packet – Captain Ross Connor. (The Great Western at Weymouth by J. H. Lucking, 1971) (LARN) – Church Hope Cove. Note: First steam ship wreck in this listing. Times. The Meteor at Weymouth by J. H. Lucking, 1971. Captain Ross Connor/Cargo, Mail. The first steamship wreck in Weymouth/Portland area. She left Guernsey and at 8pm … Read Article

BRIGHTON of Weymouth

Times: Monday, January 31, 1887, Issue 31983 – On Saturday a telegram was received from Guernsey announcing the total wreck of the Brighton of Weymouth, steamer, one of the boats belonging to the Weymouth and Channel Islands Steam Packet Company. The steamer left Weymouth at midnight on Friday, under the command of Captain Painter, with … Read Article


Times:  Wednesday, July 20, 1870, Issue 26807 – Prussian Mail Steamer Allemania seeks shelter from the French in Portland Roads.