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Brig Rigged Steam Vessel , built by Palmers in Jarrow Newcastle for Liverpool & Great Western Steam Co in 1869 .
Freeman´s Journal Monday, June 3, 1878 reports on the loss of the Guion Line Steamer Idaho.On a Voyage from New York to Liverpool Via Queenstown after delivering mails to Queenstown she ran aground on Connigmore rocks near the Saltee Islands. The Idaho carried 151 passengers and a mixed cargo of 51 Horses , some cattle and a 1000 tons of beef. she drifted of the rock and sank within 20 minutes , passengers and crew saved.