Author Results for E C B Corlett

The Stranding of the S.S. Great Britain in Dundrum Bay

By E C B Corlett

On the 22nd September 1846, at the start of a routine transatlantic voyage from Liverpool, the SS Great Britain, then the largest in the world, narrowly missed rocks to run ashore on the beach in Dundrum Bay. The author analyses accounts given at the time and also detailed contemporary weather and tidal data in order […] Read More

Filed under: Irish Sea | Other (Nineteenth C) | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft | Ship Handling & Seamanship