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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Helena Thecula   Dutch  Doonbeg  1855 

Helena Thecula : 
Flag Dutch  Builder Built at Pekeia, Holland 
Port   Build Date 1850 
Official No   Material Wood 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 114 / 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions  |  | 
Ships Role  General Cargo  Rigging Style Schooner  
Super Structure
Wreck Location  Doonbeg 
Date Lost 25/02/1855  Captain Hendrick F Diepenbrock 
Cause Stranded  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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The Dutch ship, Helena Thecula, Captain Hendrick F. Diepenbrock, is on shore in Doonbeg Bay, coast of Clare. Having drifted in there during a fog. She was on her voyage from Palermo to Liverpool, laden with Sulphur and Shumach. Should the weather become moderate she may be got off; if otherwise, she will become a wreck.

Clare Journal, and Ennis Advertiser - Monday 05 March 1855.
Wreck sold at Auction in Doonbeg in April 1855.
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