The mysterious disappearance of the Mountstewart yacht

On 11 April 1895 the Mountstewart yacht vanished on Strangford Lough without a trace, taking with it the lives of eight people. Follow the story, find out about the people who were on board and delve into the archives with our research team.

The mountstewart yacht with Theresa, Lady Londonderry on board

Faithful Servants: Mystery of The Mountstewart  

Read about the tragic disappearance of the Mountstewart yacht on Strangford Lough on 11 April 1895 that resulted in the loss of eight lives

Mount Stewart staff including Joseph Grainge pictured outside the house

The people who perished in the Mountstewart boating disaster 

Meet the staff who were on board the Mountstewart yacht when it sank in Strangford Lough on 11 April 1895

The volunteer group research the Londonderry papers at PRONI

Mystery of the Mountstewart – Research project timeline 

Follow in the footsteps of the volunteer research team who have been delving into the archives to discover the truth behind what really happened to the Mountstewart yacht when it went missing on the 11 April 1895 on Strangford Lough.