Series No. 21|
in one piece, lying upright with bow pointing to North.
in the stern.
rises steeply close to wreck.
slack High Water Belfast +/- 1 hour.
- Built 1892 by Scott & Co., Bowling for William
Robertson of Glasagow she grossed 401 tons and measured 43.40 x 7.64 x 3.25m.
and was powerd by a 66h.p. 2 cylinder compound steam engine.
time of loss was part of Belfast's John Kelly fleet and she was commanded by Captain
- U-boats would often capture
small vessels, order their crew off, and sink them by gunfire, or explosives as
was the case of the "Amber".
same U-boat also sunk four other vessels by the same method, on the same day,
three off Ballyhalbert and one off Portavogie - the "Derrymore",
"Morion", "Saint Mungo" and the sailing
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Ulster Coast"
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993|
|Castlereagh SAC (1997)|
(John Robinson 1999)|
update - 26-Jun-2006