For centuries, Tramore Bay in County Waterford has held an infamous reputation as a graveyard of ships. The most famous of the wrecks being that of the Sea Horse transport, which was driven into the bay and shipwrecked in a storm, almost two hundred years ago, on 30 January 1816.
Chart of Tramore Bay
Edward Jacob's List of Tramore Shipwrecks 1861-1899
The following list, compiled in the
journal of the Tramore lifeboat coxswain, was edited by Maurice J Wigham and
republished in Decies, The Journal of the
Old Waterford society, no 12, September 1979.