The History Book

The Wrecks of Liverpool Bay

Ship Name: ALARMShip Type: LightshipShip Flag: ------
Ship Tonnage: 224Ship Port: Ship Number: 0
Ship Call: ------ Ship Length: 118.8Ship Width: 21.2
Ship Draught: 11.2Ship Year: 1885Ship Builder: Messrs W. H. Potter & Sons
Ship Init Owner: Mersey Docks & Harbour BoardShip Engine: ------ Engine Builder: ------
Ship Boiler: ------ Boiler Builder: Updated: 1
Wreck Name: ALARMLocation: Northwest Lightship position
Northerly: N 53 31 21.00Westerly: W 003 38 49.8
Position Acc: 2Wreck Date: 22/08/1911
Wreck Cargo: No CargoWreck Master: Name of last master unknown.
Wreck File: MDHB/MS/4/2/138Wreck Card I D:
Wreck Card Image: Dec Lat: 53.5225
Dec Long: -3.647166666667wreckcol:
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Ref Title: MDHB/MS/4/2/138Ref Note: While moored at one of the outer lightship positions (Northwest Lightships) was run into by SS PACUARE. The vessel had originally been a steam watch vessel. A court claim for £ 10,313 plus £ 777-1-10d interest. the claim was settled at 63% of claim.The position is given in "Wrecks of Liverpool Bay" but no direct evidence given.
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