#OTD in 1847 – The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked on West Calf Island, off the Southern Coast of Ireland.

The Stephen Whitney was a passenger carrying sailing ship which was wrecked on West Calf Island off the southern coast of Ireland on 10 November 1847 with the loss of 92 of the 110 passengers and crew aboard. The disaster results in the construction of the Fastnet Rock lighthouse. The 1034 ton ship left New […]

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#OTD in 1847 – The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked on West Calf Island, off the Southern Coast of Ireland.

The Stephen Whitney was a passenger carrying sailing ship which was wrecked on West Calf Island off the southern coast of Ireland on 10 November 1847 with the loss of 92 of the 110 passengers and crew aboard. The disaster results in the construction of the Fastnet Rock lighthouse. The 1034 ton ship left New […]

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#OTD in 1847 – The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked on West Calf Island off the southern coast of Ireland.

The Stephen Whitney was a passenger carrying sailing ship which was wrecked on West Calf Island off the southern coast of Ireland on 10 November 1847 with the loss of 92 of the 110 passengers and crew aboard. The disaster results in the construction of the Fastnet Rock lighthouse. The 1034 ton ship left New […]

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