Rockingham 1822

Full-rigged ship, built Boston 1811; 359t; owned Wanwright; 16 ft draught.

The ROCKINGHAM (Captain Coffin) was a wooden sailing vessel on passage from New York to Liverpool which was driven ashore (as were many other vessels near Liverpool in the heavy gale) at the Point of Ayr on 5 December 1822. Her rudder was unshipped and she was eventually condemned. The ship's stores and the cargo were recovered.
  A report in January 1823, states that she was refloated and taken into the river Mersey. She is not listed in 1825 Lloyd's Register.

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