South Co. Antrim Wreck List "A"
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Vessel Type:

4 Masted Square Rigger

Location:Co. Antrim
Date of Loss:1st January 1827Place:Islandmagee
Cause of Loss:Ran agroundShore Dive from:Brown's Bay
Charted Depth:5mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 9
Height of Wreck:ScatteredAdmiralty Chart No:1237
Hull Material:WoodLatitude (GPS):54 51.221 North
Type of Seabed:Rocks and sandLongitude (GPS):05 46.187 West
Average Visibility:5 - 10mDiving Experience:Novice
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies in Brown's Bay, badly broken up in 3 to 5m of water.
  • Rarely dived.
  • Large anchor located on South West side of Brown’s Bay.
  • Access from the shore.
 
Historical Information:
  • A four masted square rigger, she was bound Greenock for Havana with a cargo of coal.
  • She was swept into Brown’s Bay during a gale and broke up several days later.
 
Source Publications:
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
byIan Wilson
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
Other Sources:
Peter Steel
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North Irish Lodge, Islandmagee (1999)
South Co. Antrim Wreck List "A"

Last update - 15-Jan-2002

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