Mr. Charles McCann, a well-known and respected Newry seaman, was one of eleven men drowned when a ship floundered after striking rocks. The crew numbered forty-nine and eleven men are still missing. The crew took to the boats and twenty-seven succeeded in getting to land.
The following long lists are reproduced solely for the benefit of any Newry exile in search of the ship on which their forebears left Newry or Warrenpoint in the nineteenth century. The ships’ lists are neither representative nor exhaustive.