Queensmore
Ship Number
215
Vessel Type
Cargo Ship
Built
Belfast
Launch Date
26 June 1889
Delivered
26 July 1889
Owner
William Johnstone
Weight
4195 grt
BP Length
400 feet
Breadth
46 feet
No. of Screws
Speed (approx)
Propulsion
3 Cy Trip - Expan 450 HP
Official No.
96361
Registered
Liverpool
Fate
Sank
 Queensmore

Whilst returning from her maiden voyage to America, while carrying a cargo of 2000 bales of cotton,1000 tons of wheat, 850 tons of copper and 900 cattle fire started in cotton cargo. Crew fought blaze for 3 days, an attempt was made to beach vessel and flood the hold, but she struck Bullig Reef, floated into the Dunmanus Bay, Ireland and sank.