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Cap-des-Rosiers in La Côte-de-Gaspé MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat

 
 
Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 17, 2018
1. Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat Marker
Inscription.  

Cloche du "Carrick's"
voilier Irlandais
qui fit naufrage
à Cap_des_Rosiers
le 28 avril 1847
retrouvée à Blanc Sablon
par M. Alphonse Ruest
le 24 septembre 1966

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Bell of the "Carrick's"
Irish sailboat
shipwrecked at
Cap_des_Rosiers on
April 28, 1847
Found at Blanc Sablon
by Mr. Alphonse Ruest
on September 24, 1966


 
Erected 1977 by Parcs Canada, Ministere des Affaires Indiennes et Du Nord.
 
Location. 48° 51.251′ N, 64° 12.408′ W. Marker is in Cap-des-Rosiers, Quebec, in La Côte-de-Gaspé MRC. In Forillon National Park, and accessed from a parking lot off Quebec Route 132, roughly 0.4 kms south of the Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse entrance drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cap-des-Rosiers, Quebec G4X, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carricks of Whitehaven Shipwreck Memorial (here, next to
Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat et/and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 17, 2018
2. Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat et/and Marker
this marker); Gaspé, une ville au coeur de la découverte (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La tour - La "light" / The tower - The light (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Passer le cap / Keeping on course (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le criard / Fog horn (approx. half a kilometer away); Le phare de Cap des Rosiers Lighthouse (approx. half a kilometer away); Hommages aux Anciens / Honoring Our Pioneers (approx. 0.9 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. The bell was moved in 2017 due to encroaching coastal erosion. The exact location coords will need to wait for better aerial mapping showing the new location off of the rerouted Quebec Route 132 roadway.
 
Regarding Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat. In 1858, as a result of this shipwreck, the Canadian government built a lighthouse on the spit of land where the Carricks of Whitehaven had run aground. Today, it's the tallest lighthouse in Canada.
 
Also see . . .
1. Remains of Sligo's forgotten Famine ship emerge from Canada's icy waters (Sligo Champion, 2009). (Submitted on January 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bones found on Gaspé coast could be of 1847 shipwreck victims (Globe and Mail, 2011). (Submitted on January 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Remains of more Carricks shipwreck victims discovered in Gaspé (Chronicle-Telegraph, 2016). (Submitted on January 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories.
<i>Carricks of Whitehaven</i> Shipwreck Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Carricks of Whitehaven Shipwreck Memorial
At new 2017-2018 location
CommunicationsDisastersMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 17, 2018
4. Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais / Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish Sailboat
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 113 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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