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Map ReferenceSN58SE
Grid ReferenceSN5788880934
Unitary (Local) AuthorityMaritime
Old CountyMaritime
Type Of SiteWRECK
PeriodPost Medieval
Archaeological remains associated with the loss of this vessel are not confirmed as present at this location, but may be in the vicinity.

Event and Historical Information:
The LUSITANIA was a wooden sailing vessel which ran aground whilst attempting to enter Aberystwyth harbour on 15 September 1833. The report printed in Lloyds List on 17 September noted that the vessel had come from Quebec and that the cargo was expected to be saved.

Sources include:
Board of Trade Select Committee on Shipwrecks 1836, Appendix 7 pg304
The Cambrian, 28 September 1833
Larn and Larn Shipwreck Database 2002
Lloyds List, 17 September 1833, issue number 6882

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, May 2010.