North Co. Donegal Wreck List
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Vessel Type:

Steamer

Location:Co. Donegal
Date of Loss:3rd January 1924Place:Buncrana
Cause of Loss:Sprang a leak while under towBoat Dive from:Buncrana
Charted Depth:10mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 3
Height of Wreck:2.6m.Admiralty Chart No:2723
Hull Material:IronLatitude (approx.):55° 08' 24" North*
Type of Seabed:Longitude (approx.):07° 29' 24" West*
Average Visibility: Convert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
Image available?Yes - see belowDiving Experience:
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies in 5 fathoms 0.5 miles off Buncrana
 
Historical Information:
  • Built in 1881 by R. Craggs & Sons, Middlesborough, she measured 37.08 x 6.45 x 2.62m. and grossed 220 tons.
  • Powered by a 2-cylinder compound engine generating 35hp.
  • Registered in Stockton, she was owned by E.T. Elias, Fenwick Street, Liverpool.
  • Hit rocks when leaving berth at Port-Na-Long with a cargo of granite blocks and sprang a leak.
  • Towed into Lough Swilly but sank off Buncrana.
 
Click HERE for INFOMAR* Side-Scan image
 
Source Publications:
Royal Navy
by
Hydrographic Department (1970)
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 – 1993"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
 
Other Sources:
*source - Geological Survey of Ireland
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Internet (2020)
North Co. Donegal Wreck List

Last update - 08-May-2020

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