Series No. 5|
lies in shallow water and badly broken up at Faraganlack Point.
- Not subject to tidal current.
is usually very good.
section lies on the beach.
the "Monte Erlo", she was owned by Atlantic Loyola Fishing
Co., Devon, grossing 178 tons and measuring 110 x 24 x 13ft..
in 1964 in Spain, she was powered by an 8 cylinder oil engine.
lighthouse keeper spotted the trawler aground on the East side of the island.
The distress message from the "Erlo Hills" gave its position
as Sanda Island off the Mull of Kintyre.
coaster "Ceol Mor" towed her off the rocks. The "Erlo
Hills" then suffered engine failure and drifted. The Campbletown lifeboat
took the crew off before she ran aground on Faraganlack Point.
to be involved in clandestine activity, but nothing was ever found as proof.
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN:
Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
|Tommy Cecil |
|Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN:
update - 04-Apr-2003