“The Mutlah”


Fragment: "Our good ship she heeled over and sank upon her side, And left her chains and anchors all in the Eddy-tide Outside the sunken Cooneys, where the Mutlah went aground, All with her general cargo, she for Halifax was bound"

Historical references

  • Apr 16, 1877 - "The ... Mutlah ... went ashore at Glynn Point, Poulshone mear Courtown Captain Faraquar, one passenger and ten of fourteen crew were drowned.... the survivors described the captain as drunk...." (source: Bourke in _Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast_ v1, p. 45)


  1. Ranson, p. 127, "The Mutlah" (1 text)
  2. BI, Ran127


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1947 (Ranson)
Found in: Ireland