shipwrecks of Cork Harbour

Shipwrecks 17th Century
Date Name Event
03rd January, 1666 Unknown On the 3rd of January 1666, a London vessel of four guns was wrecked at the Old Head of Kinsale. She was returning from Spain with a cargo of wine and other goods. It was reported that many of her men were drowned.
12th October 1690 HMS Bredah Lost in explosion, in roads east of Spit Bank, after the Anglo-Dutch assault on Cork in 1690. Wreckage subsequently salvaged.
22nd August 1696 (reported) Unnamed French Privateer Driven ashore near Youghal and wrecked. The survivors were committed to the local gaol