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MOURNE

Mourne. I know the ship but where is she? Built by Fullerton, Paisley for £4,000 in 1894 for the Newry & Kilkeel S.S.Co. Ltd; Joseph Fisher, Newry. Lost 17th Dec. 1898 following a collision in Penarth Roads with the Norwegian barque Morgensench. Raised and sold in 1899 to Mourne S.S.Co.Ltd; Newry. Repaired and rebuilt by Channel Drydock Co; Passage West, Co.Cork. Sold 1901 to Thomas Coppack, Connaghs Quay and reg. Chester. Foundered 21st Sept. 1933, 6 miles SE of St. Anthony's Lighthouse on passage from Par to Runcorn with china clay. Official no. 102021. 125'.0'' x 20'.1'' x 6'.9''. 61 nt. 221 gt.45 hp.

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My Brother holds a share certificate for Mourne, he was given it by Jack Coppack after he married into the family as a bit of memorabilia. Jack is his fathe in law and son of John Coppack. The Coppack family also had iron mongers which manufactured cast items such as mangles and drain covers.
 

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