All labels

To see all known Cornish Wreck matchbox labels, click on one of the links below. A total of 77 different wrecks were illustrated on over 570 different labels and skillets.

Cornish Wreck labels – all Labels
No. Name of Wreck Date of Wreck Series Detail
1 City of Paris 21st May 1899 First S.S. 10,500 tons
2 Adolph Vinnen 9th February 1923 First 1525 tons square rigged
3 William 24th November 1865 First Brigantine of Sunderland
4 River Lune 27th July 1879 First Barque of Liverpool
5 Petrellen 1st February 1885 First Barque 335 tons of Porsgrund, Norway
6 Jeune Hortense 17th May 1888 First Brigantine of Nantes
7 Escurial 25th January 1895 First S.S. 1,187 tons of Glasgow
8 Jessie McClew 2nd October 1895 First Schooner
9 Granite State 4th November 1895 First S.S.. 1,642 tons of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
10 / 104 Bluejacket 10th November 1898 First S.S. 2,090 tons of Cardiff
11 Llandaff 2nd October 1899 First 397 tons of Cardiff
12 Marie Celene 9th January 1901 First French schooner of Nantes
13 President Garfield 14th March 1906 First Ketch of Bideford
14 Susan Elizabeth 16th October 1907 First Schooner 130 tons of Saint Ives
15 Hodbarrow Miner 6th March 1908 First Schooner of Barrow
16 Olympe 3rd October 1910 First French schooner of Lannion
17 Saluto 13th December 1911 First Norwegian barque of Christiansand 826 tons
18 Lake Harris 5th November 1918 First American freighter
19 Longships 22nd December 1939 First Steamship of Glasgow (Clyde Steamship Co.)
20 Torrey Canyon 18th March 1967 First Tanker
21 Alexander Yeats 25th September 1896 Second Ship of Liverpool 1,476 tons net.
22 Andola
30th January 1895 Second Ship of Liverpool 1,955 tons net.
23 Balbec 28th March 1884 Second S.S. of Glasgow, 484 tons net.
24 Bay of Panama 10th March 1891 Second 4-mast ship of London 2,282 tons net.
25 Busby 24th June 1894 Second S.S. of Stockton 2,107 tons net.
26 Cromdale 23rd May 1913 Second Ship of Aberdeen 1,849 tons net.
27 Gulflight 1st May 1915 Second S.S. of Port Arthur, Texas. 3,202 tons net
28 Gunvor 5th April 1912 Second Barque of Farsund, Norway. 1,491 tons net.
29 Henry Harvey 25th March 1898 Second Brigantine of Hayle. 123 tons net
30 Ixia 30th June 1929 Second S.S. of North Shields. 1,828 tons net.
31 Khyber 15th March 1905 Second Ship of Liverpool. 1,927 tons net.
32 Lizzie R. Wilce 7th January 1908 Second Schooner of Falmouth. 132 tons net.
33 Lyminge 19th September 1931 Second S.S. of London. 1,039 tons net.
34 Maipu 27th July 1879 Second Barque of Liverpool. 570 tons net.
35 Malta 15th October 1889 Second S.S. of Glasgow. 1,444 tons net.
36 Mosel 9th August 1882 Second S.S. of Brennen. 1,931 tons net.
37 Noisiel 3rd August 1905 Second Barque of Plymouth. 391 tons net.
38 Ocklinge 4th March 1932 Second S.S. of Cardiff. 1,258 tons net.
39 Pindos 10th February 1912 Second 4m Barque of Hamburg. 2,351 tons net.
40 Queen Margaret 5th May 1913 Second 4m Barque of Glasgow. 1,999 tons net.
41 / 109 Sainte Anne 3rd November 1931 Second Schooner of Paimpol. 136 tons net.
42 Seine 28th December 1900 Second Barque of Dunkirk. 1,587 tons net.
43 Socoa 1st August 1906 Second 4m Ship of Bayonne. 1,826 tons net.
44 / 106 Suevic 17th March 1907 Second S.S. of Liverpool. 8,026 tons net.
45 Suffolk 28th September 1886 Second S.S. of London. 1,924 tons net.
46 Torbay Lass 8th December 1891 Second Schooner of Cardiff. 131 tons net.
47 Voorspoed 7th March 1901 Second Barquentine of Amsterdam. 272 tons net.
48 Wandsbeck 26th May 1900 Second Ship of Hamburg. 1,737 tons net.
49 Welcome Home 19th November 1905 Second Schooner of Plymouth. 88 tons net.
50 WM Cory 5th September 1910 Second S.S of London. 1,592 tons net.
51 / 1 Hansy 3rd November 1911 Third Ship of Fredikstad. 1,197 tons net. The Lizard
52 / 2 Castleford 8th January 1887 Third S.S. of Liverpool. 2,006 tons net. Scillies
53 / 3 Lambaness 28th September 1921 Third S.S. of Swansea. 178 tons net. Land’s End
54 / 4 Umbre 20th February 1899 Third S.S. of Cork. 716 tons net. Pendeen
55 / 5 Earl of Arran 16th July 1872 Third S.S. of Penzance. 90 tons net. Scillies
56 / 6 Mary Barrow 8th January 1908 Third Schooner of Barrow. 133 tons net. St. Ives
57 Maud 11th February 1895 Third Steam Trawler of Fleetwood 79 tons net.
58 / 7 Reginald 5th July 1902 Third Steam Trawler of Plymouth. 75 tons net. Scillies
59 / 8 Askai 2nd November 1875 Third S.S. of Odessa. 1,142 tons net. Scillies
60 / 9 Ystwyth 28th January 1908 Third Ketch of Padstow. 51 tons net. St. Ives
61 / 10 Brankelow 21st April 1890 Third S.S. of Liverpool. 1,624 tons net. Gunwalloe
62 / 11 Primrose 23rd August 1906 Third S.S. of Liverpool. 79 tons net. Newlyn
63 / 12 Minnehaha 18th January 1874 Third Ship of Liverpool. 845 tons net. Scillies
64 / 13 Benwick 4th February 1903 Third S.S. of Newcastle. 1,813 tons net. Porthgwarra
65 / 14 Ravenshoe 31st December 1919 Third S.S. of Cardiff. 2,351 tons net. Cape Cornwall
66 / 15 Paknam 13th May 1895 Third S.S. of Saigon. 408 tons net. Cape Cornwall
67 / 16 Normand 2nd April 1914 Third S.S. of Bayonne. 100 tons net. Kennack Bay
68 / 17 G Koch 7th March 1904 Third S.S. of Copenhagen. 1,122 tons net. Coverack
69 / 18 King Cadwallon 22nd July 1906 Third S.S. of Glasgow. 2,126 tons net. Scillies
100 Clan Malcolm 26th September 1935 Fourth The Lizard
101 Nivelle 11th June June 1923 Fourth Portreath Bay
102 Vierge Marie 13th January 1937 Fourth Tater Du.
103 Liberty 16th January 1952 Fourth Pendean
104 / 10 Blue Jacket 10th November 1898 Fourth Land’s End
105 Cambalu 3rd February 1933 Fourth Knap Head
106 / 44 Suevic 17th March 1907 Fourth Maenheere Rock
107 Cornish Lass 6th January 1896 Fourth St Agnes
108 Renwick February 1903 Fourth Gyllyngvase Beach
109 / 41 St Anne 3rd November 1931 Fourth Porthleven
- / 21 Alexander Yeats 15th September 1896 Fourth Gurnard’s Head
 - Glenbervie 12th January 1902 Fourth Lowland Point, Coverack