WRECK OF THE PRIAM
12th January 1889
A cablegram recieved this morning by the owners of the PRIAM which was wrecked off Malpica, near Corunna on the coast of Spain.
Passengers lost Mr and Mrs DERBYSHIRE of Wigan and their maid who were going to Penang.
Miss CLARKE of Liverpool on her way to Shanghai.
The PRIAM left the Mersey with a valuable cargo of a general nature and was well known in the China Trade for the past 18yrs. Loss of life is 4 passengers and 5 crew.
Mrs and Mrs DARBYSHIRE of Wigan, Miss SMITH of Wigan, Miss Clark CLARKE of Liverpool.
Crew Mrs C. O'ROURKE Stewardess,
David GRAHAM Manchester Second Engineer,
Mr A. J. BISHOP Chief Steward,
G. REDBURN Second Cook and Dr S. E. HOLDER Ships Doctor
Edward T. JACKSON, Bristol Master
William HILL, Liverpool Chief Officer
Alfred D. BAKER, Greenock 2nd Officer
F. M. SERGEANT, Liverpool 3rd Officer
John STRICKLAND, Liverpool Carpenter
Thomas O'DONNELL, Birkenhead Boatswain
F. E. ONLON, Sweden Lamp trimmer
Gustaf LARSEN, Norway Thomas HEYES, Liverpool William STOCKS, Carlingford Andreas LARSEN, Germany Joseph DARBY, Dublin Peter LOWE, Birkenhead John BEECH, Liverpool M. SKINNER, Liscard John LURDBOM, Gottenburg F. PETROFF, Moscow Peter KEARSON, Homestead Lewis CROSBY, Queenstown James McNEE, Liverpool
William SIMPSON, Liverpool
1st Engineer David GRAHAM, Manchester 2nd Engineer William ROWE, Cork 3rd Engineer L. T. KELLY, Cork 4th Engineer John KENNY, Kings County
Storekeeper Firemen and Trimmers
John ELLIOTT, Dundalk George OLDFIELD, Liverpool Henry ROWLANDS, Swansea George IRVING, Liverpool William WIKELY, Birkenhead James WALKER, Liverpool Henry ANDERSON, Newry James COLGAN, County Down A. F. BISHOP, London
1st Steward Murdo McDONALD, Stornoway 2nd Steward Oscar CHRISTOPHERSON, Birkenhead 3rd Steward James WOOLLEY, Birkenhead 4th Steward
M. SMITH, Kiel cook G. LEDBURN, Liverpool cook
Catherine O'ROURKE Stewardess
Sydney E. HOLDER, Adelaide Surgeon
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