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Abreviated TitleLong TitleAuthorDate PublishedRelevant MaterialPub SourcePub AddressSourceISBN No
AOCThe Annals of Connaught  References to shipwrecks.  National Library 
AOIAnnals of Inisfallen  References to shipwrecks.  National Library 
AOMHAtlas Of Maritime HistoryRichard Natkiel1986Various., Vessels, trade routes, cargos etc..Weidenfeld And Nicholson91 Clapham High St., LondonSW4 7TARetail 
ASArgyll ShipwrecksPeter Moir and Ian Crawford1994Shipwrecks of Argyll.InverclydeI Cedar Walk, Wemyss Bay, Inverclyde Scotland.Author's copy09513366 1 4
ASCOTWWAmerican Ship Casualties of the World WarHistorical Section USN1923Shiping casualties around Ireland during WW1.US government Printing OfficeWashingtonAuthor's copy 
ASTThe Atlas Of Shipwreck And TreasureNigel Pickford.1994Some Irish material and general article references.Dorling Kindersley Ltd.,9, Henrietta St., London, WC2E 8PSRetail outletsISBN 0751301140
B&I Line.SameHazel Smyth1984History Of City Of Dublin Steam Packet Co.Gill & MacMillan LtdGoldenbridge, Dublin 8.Library,Rathmines.717113329
B.Mc.Brian Mac Alister of Moorings MarineBrian McAlister Shipwrecks and snagsA list compiled by the author of diveable shipwrecks in the Waterford area.Given to E. Bourke and entered in SOTIC.SOTIC 
BIBere Island. ( A Short Story)Ted O'Sullivan1992,1996Shipwrecks of Castletownbere.Inisgragy Books3 Trabeg lawn, South Douglas Rd, CorkE.B. 
BIMBord Iascaigh MharaOwn records. Copy of received from 'Aquarius'1998Received by author this year.This list appears to be assoc. with HYDRO records.Dunlaoghaire Office/BranchEddie(Aquarius) 
BLWWBright Light, White WaterBill Long1993Some references to shipwrecks.New Island Books2 Brookside, Dundrum Rd, Dublin 14.Author's copyISBN 1874597405
BMSSBUBritish Merchant Ships sunk by U-boats in the 1914-1918 War.A.J.Tennent1990All of.The Starling Press LtdRogerstone, Newport, GwentAuthor's copy0951631403
Booth LineBooth LineP.M.Heaton1987Refernces and photographs of ships of this line lost around Ireland.The Satarling Press(Starling?)Risca, Newport, Gwent, EnglandFlan Gibson 
BOTBritish Board of TradeBritish GovernmentVariousWreck registers and casualty returns.Public Records OfficeBritish governmentPublic Records Office, Kew. 
BPJThe Blackwater Parish JournalThe Parish2003Articles on local maritime history by John Breen.LocalWexfordAuthor's copy. 
Bray ListSameFormer Bray Librarian, Charlie Coughlan All ofFreemans JournalPublished in SOTIC Vol.2 by E. Burke.  
BSACBSAC Wreck Register.(Wales, Isle Of man, Ireland.)BSAC,sub commitee1985That pertaining to Ireland.BSAC Copy from L.Laurance. 
BSOYBrave Seamen Of Youghal ( & Other Stories.)Mike Hacket1995Some shipwrecks and phots. of.On Stream Publications Ltd.Blarney. Co. CorkAuthor's copy 
BVLSBritish Vessels Lost At Sea,1914-18 and 1935-45Her Majesty's Stationary office1988All of contents refering to Ireland.Patrick Stephens Ltd,Thorsons Publishing GroupWellingborough, Northhamptonshire, NN8 2RQ,GB.Author's copyISBN 1852601345
BWRBallycotton Wreck & Rescue, 2 volumes.Rev. B. Troy.1993Shipwrecks in the vicinity of BallycottonLocalLocallly in BallycottonAuthor's copies. 
CAITHCommissioners Appointed to Inquire into Tidal Harbours.Reports of statistics on accidental incidents and losses of vessls made to this body All of.Contained in SOTIC Vol.2 by Edward Burke. Nat. Liby. 
CAOCSClyde And Other Coastal SteamersDuckworth & Langmuir1977Some Irish boats & wrecks.T. Stephenson & SonMerseysideAuthor's copyISBN 0901314
CHJCork Historical JournalVarious issuesVar Vol/YearShipwrecks around CorkCork Referenced, National Library. 
CMCCork Mercantile ChronicleCork newspaper    National Library 
CPO Office BookChief Prevantative Officer's Office BookJ.P.KellyNotWWI Customs procedures and records in Cork region.National Maritime MuseumCork. 1904-1915.Nat. Mar. Institute 
CSClyde ShipwrecksPeter Moir and Ian Crawford1997Shipwrecks in and off the Clyde.Inverclyde1 Ceday Walk, Wemyss Bay, Scotland.Author's copy09513366 2 2. 2nd.edit.
Danger ZoneDanger ZoneE.Kebble Chatterton1934All relevant to Ireland and many losses recounted.Rich And Cowan Lts.,25 Soho Sq.,Author's copy. ( Courtesy of Desmond Brannigan)None
DDDiscover DurseyPenelope Durell1996Ships and Shipwrecks. Chptr.Colour Books, Ltd. DublinDublinE.B. 
DesignaztecSameA reserach/salvage company. Sunday Times 08/11/1998.1998Article reference to this company identifying 28 target vessels for salvage of gold/diamonds etc. off the SW coast of Ireland. Work commenced 1998 om 'Hesperian'. Others mentione are 'Arabic' and 'Empress Of Britain'.Terence Playle, director.Sunday Times   
DHRDublin Historical RecordOld Dublin Society1959Weather and shipwrecksPublished quarterly. National LibraryNone
DOMSCRDepartment of the Marine shipping casualties reportDepartment of the Marine (Eire)2002All shipping casualties, losses, collisions etc.Office filesObtained under Fredoom of Information ActDOM 
DOTIreland's Dept. of Transport and Power( Dept. of Trade in Gt. Britain.)DOT1970Old list of shipwrecks.In houseKildare Street, DublinA collection of shipwrecks. Mainly historic. 
DougeSame. First name only.Same. Collector, diver and local historian.1987-2002An amateur diver and researcher who has dived on many of the shipwrecks located in the Cork area. Employed at Great Outdoors in Cork City.Personal communications 
DP&DDublin Port and DocksArchivist employed part time.currentPort records, repairs, building, salvage, rescue etc. A photgraphic collection.DP&DDublin Port OfficesResearch carried out in their archives, North wall, Dublin. 
DSDonegal ShipwrecksIan Wilson1998Shipwrecks and photos of from Donegal.Impact PrintingColeraine, Ballycastle, AntrimAuthor's copy0948154 56
DTQDown The QuayResearched and written by the local people of Dundalk and thereabouts.?Ships history and shipwrecks of DundalkLocaly Maritime Institute 
E.B. or EBEdward BourkeEdward Bourke. Author of 'Shiprwrecks of the Irish Coast', three volumes.1985-currentAnywhere either of these abreviations occur, they refer to data supplied by the author, Edward Bourke, or retreived from his publications 'Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast', 3 volumes. The author of the database has collaborated with E.B. over a long number of years during which time research and wreck lists were swapped.    
FTRFrench Trawling RecordsFrance. French fishermen. (Source given as, Manier E ) All charted wrecks and obstructions which have been encountered with nets etc..In FrenchReceived from David McMullan who obtained them from a diver residing in Waterford.Author's copy 
GAAABGeophysical and Archaeological Assessment of the Arklow BankA survey carried out on the Arklow Bank2002/2003A record of shipwrecks and magnetic anomalies on the Arklow Bank.  References to original copy. 
GGGGalleons, Gold and GravesNot known.?References to very old and late wrecks.Not knownNot knownReceived photocopies of contents from E.Burke.