Loss of the VICTORY of Liverpool
Intelligence from Shields
The VICTORY of Liverpool was lost off the Humber on Good Friday
She was bound from the Tyne to San Francisco, coal laden and left on Tuesday the 12th with 25 hands and a Tyne Pilot.
On Friday morning signals of distress were seen from the Whitehouse at Spurn. The lifeboat was launched but was unable to reach the vessel. Wreckage was found off the Humber and a boat marked “VICTORY Liverpool” was drove ashore at North Somercoates.
The Pilot Boat N0 6, Capt WARD on Saturday picked up the body of Capt JONES of the VICTORY.
VICTORY, 1,199 tons registered and uninsured
Names boards marked, “SABINA,” “AMANDA,” and “MISS NIGHTINGALE,” also picked up at Spurn.
List of the crew of the VICTORY signed at North Shields.
Capt David JONES, aged 43, The Abbey, Conway
John HUTTER, Mate, London
William Ernest SEBORNE, 2nd mate, aged 34, Liverpool
Robert ROBERTS, 3rd mate, aged 30, Conway
William STEPHENSON, Carpenter, aged 50, Wakefield
Hugh ROBERTS, Steward, aged 29, Conway
George WINDSOR, Cook, aged 25, Barbados
John WILLIAMS, 24, Conway
Peter PEDERSON, 20, North Shields
Richard RICHARDS, 18, Conway
H. FLOHR, 24, Dockhouse, South Shields
Pilot, 21, Dockhouse, South Shields
Louis JONES, 21, North Shields
David LOGIE, 22, North Shields
James ROBSON, 18, North Shields
William EVANS, 19, North Shields
J. LUNDVALL, 25, North Shields
Edward THOMPSON, 23, North Shields
D. R. [Greek], 21, North Shields
Christian, CHRISTANDOM, 28, Liverpool
Peter SALWICK, 27, Liverpool
John GOUCH, 40, Liverpool
Charles JOHNSON, 32, Liverpool
John WELSH, 32, Liverpool
John SMITH, 23, Liverpool
Mr James BURN, Pilot, North Shields
VICTORY owned by Mr Charles PIERCE, Menai Bridge, 1,198 tons Reg, at Liverpool
20th April 1876
It is feared the LOCH LAGGAN has been lost with all hands, she sailed from Liverpool on the 1st Oct last, Capt Hugh CAMPBELL, with a general cargo.
Owners Messers AITKEN LILBURN and Co, 80 Buchanan St, Glasgow.
Crew who shipped for 3yrs intending to return to U.K.
Hugh CAMPBELL, Master, aged 48, Sterling
Arthur WILLIAMSON, Mate, aged 25, Greenock
Edwin COOPE, 2nd mate, aged 23, Bolton
James H. MILAN, 3rd mate, aged 24, Glasgow
William CLARKE, Boatswain, aged 32, Cork
Richard EDWARDS, Sailmaker, aged 30, Haverfordwest
Robert SCOULLER, Carpenter, aged 29, Grangemouth
John JONES, Carpenter’s mate, aged 54, Liverpool
O’Neill FOGARTY, Steward, aged 27, Dublin
James BROWN, Cook, aged 52, Fife
W. BROWN, aged 25, Massusa
Emil SAMUELSON, aged 22, Norway
Peter JESSEN, aged 22, Copenhagen
Elias LUCE, aged 45, Jersey
Charles PETER, aged 22, Greece
Nicholas CONSTANTINE, aged 28, Italy
John JONES, aged 26, Liverpool
John WHITE, aged 29, Wexford
Walter BERRY, aged 25, Wexford
Thomas POWERS, aged 27, Dublin
Baltasara TOMASSICH, aged 29, Austria
Arthur W. BENNINGTON, aged 25, Hull
James H. BAXTER, aged 25, Manchester
Owen John OWEN, aged 23, Bangor
Alfred CUNNINGHAM, aged 21, I.O.M.
Joseph IRLAM, aged 35, Liverpool
James CAMPBELL, aged 17, Grangemouth
William MURPHY, Painter, aged 37, Dublin
J. D. IRVING, aged 15, Liverpool
Duncan MC PHAILL, aged 18, Liverpool
Henry Russell SLOAN, aged 17, Liverpool
James THOMAS, aged 17, Glasgow
Arthur JAMIESON, aged 18, Liverpool
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