Series No. 5|
- see below
at the same site as "Knights Gareth" at Tolovney.
of both vessels scattered about.
object is a boiler.
steel propeller is in a cave opposite.
or no current in the area.
by North of Ireland Marine Salvage Co., she was built in 1879 by H.M.Dockyard,
grossed 126 tons and measured 87 x 26 x 9ft.
as a submarine tender, supply boat, and gunboat.
to have been involved in relief of General Gordon on the Nile.
carrying out salvage work on "Knights Gareth".
anchor cables snapped while all the crew were ashore at a ceilidh, and struck
the rocks above the "Knights Gareth" site.
lives were lost.
by kind permission
of George Robinson - RIVERSEA
of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN:
Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN:
update - 03-Apr-2006