North Co. Donegal Wreck List "A"
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Vessel Type:

Sailing Vessel

Location:Co. Donegal
Date of Loss:1900Place:Dunfanaghy
Cause of Loss:Struck rocksBoat Dive from:Dunfanaghy or Downings
Charted Depth:10mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 2
Height of Wreck:4mAdmiralty Chart No:2699 and/or 2723
Hull Material:IronLatitude:
Type of Seabed:SandLongitude:
Average Visibility:6 - 10mDiving Experience:Novice
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies close to the rocks.
  • Subject to the influence of the swell surging into Dunfanaghy beach.
 
Historical Information:
  • On route from Galway to Derry with a cargo of flagstones.
  • Wreck was discovered by the skipper of the "Girl Eileen", Robert Robinson in 1973.
 
Source Publications:
Royal Navy
by
Hydrographic Department (1970)
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
North Co. Donegal Wreck List "A"

Last update - 14-Mar-2002

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