West Co. Mayo Wreck List
Back to Main Index Map

 
 
 
 
Vessel Type:

Ketch

Location:Co. Mayo
Date of Loss:June 1928Place:Westport Bay
Cause of Loss:FireBoat Dive from:Rosmoney Pier
Charted Depth:12mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 30 & 31
Height of Wreck:4.5mAdmiralty Chart No:2057 and/or 2667
Hull Material:WoodLatitude (approx.):53° 50' 04" North
Type of Seabed:Coral and sandLongitude (approx.):09° 39' 56" West
Average Visibility:10 - 15mConvert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
No image available.Diving Experience:Novice
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies between Islandmore and the channel between Inishgort and Collanbeg and is badly broken up.
  • Sextant angle of Inishgort L'House and chimney of Jeffer's House and the other end  island 39` 25'.
  • Rosmoney Point has a new pier with slip alongside.
  • Launch and steer west for 400yds. through Inishyne Harbour, then N.W. through Ilaanmore Harbour for 300yds.
 
Historical Information:
  • Vessel approximately 200 tons.
  • Serviced the lighthouses in the area with coal and supplies.
 
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705

West Co. Mayo Wreck List

Last update - 14-Feb-2006

Back to Main Index Map

A page from "www.irishwrecksonline.net"