Series No. 21|
sand and rocks||Longitude
- see below
is in an upright position. 30m to top of wreck.
end is broken open. Recommend the hire of a boat with wreck finding equipment,
as site is to far out to sea to use transits.
be dived at nearly any state of the tide.
in 1894 for the Anglesey Shipping Co. by Scott & Sons, Bowling, she grossed
340 tons and measured 145.0 x 24.0 x 9.0ft.
was powered by a 2 cylinder compound engine by Ross and Duncan, of Glasgow, and
at the time of loss she was owned by Alexander Johnston, Belfast.
was carrying granite blocks, from Portland, to be used in the construction of
Stormont, when she struck Butter Pladdy.
being part salvaged, she floated off the rocks and eventually sank at her present
was raised by Portavogie divers and Robert Navon.
GB248/DC101/50 Adamson Robertson Collection - Glasgow
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of Michael Montgomery, Castlereagh SAC
Ship Society 1989 - ISBN: 0905617525|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
Underwater Council |
|CFT 1999 - ISBN:
|Castlereagh SAC (1996)|
update - 06-Dec-2005