D2818 : Peridot Memorial Plaque

taken 2 years ago, near to Carnlough, Northern Ireland

 Peridot Memorial Plaque
Peridot Memorial Plaque

A plaque on the right of Carnlough boathouse D2818 : Carnlough boathouse is in memory of those who died when the ship "Peridot" was wrecked in 1905.

PERIDOT MEMORIAL PLAQUE

ON THE NIGHT OF NOVEMBER 26TH 1905
A COASTAL STEAMER THE PERIDOT
HAVING BEEN ANCHORED OFF CARNLOUGH AWAITING THE TIDE
SOUGHT SHELTER IN LARNE LOUGH FROM A STORM
BUT NEVER REACHED SAFETY
STRANDING IN A HEAVY SEA AND BREAKING UP
AT SKERNACHAN POINT ISLANDMAGEE.
THIS PLAQUE IS ERECTED BY
LARNE & DISTRICT HISTORICAL CENTRE COMMITTEE
TO COMMEMORATE THE SEAFARING MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE PERIDOT DISASTER
MOST OF WHOM WERE FROM THE VILLAGE OF CARNLOUGH
HUGH O'KANE CAPTAIN, PATRICK BLACK MATE,
JOHN McMAHON CHIEF ENGINEER, JOHN DARRACH SEAMAN,
JAMES McKINTY FIREMAN, JAMES STEWART FIREMAN,
ALEXANDER McNEILL COOK,
AND ALEXANDER FERGUSON SECOND ENGINEER,
ROBERT McKELLER SEAMAN, OF SCOTLAND.

Watch ye therefore for in such an hour as ye think not your Lord cometh
MCMXCVIII
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 September, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  People, Events 
Date (from Tags)
1905 
Place (from Tags)
Carnlough 
Person (from Tags)
Hugh OKane  Patrick Black  John McMahon  John Darroch  James McKinty  James Stewart  Alexander McNeill  Robert McKeller 
Persob (from Tags)
Alexander Ferguson 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! D 287 181 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.6345N 5:59.3356W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! D 287 181
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