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Site Details

NPRN 272208

Map Reference SH59SW

Grid Reference SH5023790084

Unitary (Local) Authority Maritime

Old County Maritime

Community Maritime

Type of Site WRECK

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Modern

Site Description This record comprises a documentary reference to a shipping casualty which has been assigned to the maritime named location DULAS ISLAND pending more information which may allow a more precise location for the loss to be assigned.

Event and Historical Information:
The MARY ANN was a 138gt wooden brigantine, built in 1879 by Kingston of Moray and registered in Guernsey. At the time of loss, 16 November 1928, the vessel was owned by George H Grounds of Runcorn. The MARY ANN was sailing from Runcorn to Falmouth with a cargo of coal, when it was stranded on Dulas Rocks, Anglesey.

Sources include:
Larn and Larn Shipwreck Database 2002
Lloyds Casualty Record 1928 pg 11(g)
Mercantile Navy List 1922 pg 928

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, August 2017.