“The Onward”


The Onward and her crew from Troon to Larne was bound"; she tries to reach Lamlash for shelter in a storm. "Between Dromore and the Ailsa Craig The Onward she went down... unseen all from the shore; no rescue life could save."


Ranson: "'The Onward' was wrecked off the Ayrshire coast of Scotland in 1881."

Troon is on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland; Larne is across the North Channel on the coast of County Antrim. - BS


  1. Ranson, p. 90, "The Onward" (1 text)
  2. BI, Ran090


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1943 (Ranson)
Found in: Ireland