Maritime record ORF 336 - Wreck of the Ophelia
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|Grid reference||TM 4340 4474 (point)|
|Civil Parish||ORFORD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
1826 wreck of British cargo vessel which foundered after grounding on the Whiting Sand. En route from Sunderland to London with coal, she was a wooden sailing vessel.
`Harwich 6th Feb. The HELENA...and the OPHELIA, Oliver, from Sunderland, both for London, struck on the Whiting Sand last night and sunk; crews saved.' (2)
`Harwich, Feb. 6. The HELENA...and the OPHELIA...both coal laden, struck the Whiting Sand last night, and afterwards sunk in deep water. Crews saved by the smack ARTHUR SIBELLA, Thompson, and landed here.' (3)
Master: Oliver (1)(2)(3)
Date of Loss Qualifier: Actual date of loss
- <S1> SSF60143 Bibliographic reference: Larn, R., Larn, B.. 1997. Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire.
- <S2> SSF60146 Source Unchecked: Lloyds of London. 1969. Lloyd's list. 07-FEB-1826, No.6088.
- <S3> SSF60147 News Paper: 1814. Durham County Advertiser. 11-FEB-1826, No.597.
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Record last edited
May 23 2022 12:46PM