Series No. 21|
- see below
- Still in one piece and sitting
upright and flat.
and prop are still there and fully visible with the bow ‘dug in’ a little into
the sea bed.
wreck is covered in dead mans fingers.
deck is partly eroded away with the steel beam supporting structure visible.
fore ‘cabin’ is has gone but the remains of the steel structure of the aft cabin
is still there.
forward hold is full of mud, sloping to the starboard side, probably coal underneath.
- Deep dive for
the experienced. 42m to the deck - 49 to seabed.
slack High Water Belfast.
- 515-tons (Official No.97567),
she was built and completed by Fleming & Ferguson, Paisley as Yard No.183 in June
1893 for A. Finnie & Son, Ardrossan.
dimensions of 175ft x 26ft.8in and she was powered by a single quadruple steam
- She was
sunk in collision with the "S.S. Pearl" of Glasgow on 26 July
1893, off South Lightship, while on a voyage from Ardrossan to Dublin with coal.
- She was only
1 month old!
- Ships bell was recovered
Michael Montgomery, Castlereagh SAC
supplied by Michael Montgomery
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Down SAC (1994)|
update - 27-Jun-2006