ATTEMPT

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ATTEMPT

Vessel Type: Snow
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Nationality: Dutch
Sometime in March 1788, after sailing from Cork in Ireland, she was reported as “lost” in the Falkland Islands. Exact location unknown.

Main Use:

Whaling

Years Active:

Power:

Sail

Built:

Size:

140 Net tons

(length, breadth, depth) metres

Design/Build:

Main Use: Whaling
Power: Sail
Size: 140 Net tons
The ATTEMPT sailed from Cork to the Falkland Islands on 17th March 1787 and was reported as ‘lost’ there. Captain David McCormack. Owned by John Hall. Some stores saved. She was in good repair in 1787, double sheathed, with a single deck and beams. So a mystery.
The ATTEMPT sailed from Cork to the Falkland Islands on 17th March 1787 and was reported as ‘lost’ there. Captain David McCormack. Owned by John Hall. Some stores saved. She was in good repair in 1787, double sheathed, with a single deck and beams. So a mystery.

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