Date of Loss:
20th December 1876
Cause of Loss:
Boat Dive from:
Irish O.S. Map:
Discovery Series No. 9
Height of Wreck:
Admiralty Chart No:
54 51.052 North
Type of Seabed:
Rocks and sand
05 47.355 West
3 - 6m
No image listed.
The wreck lies off Ferris Point.
Badly broken up.
Use small slipway to the North of Ballylumford Harbour.
Dive when the ferries are not running.
- Do not stray beyond 7m or into the main channel.
- The engine noise of ferries using the channel can be very loud.
Built as the "
" of Workington in 1798 at Aberystwyth, she was currently owned by H. Ferguson of Workington.
Hull dimensions - 25.78 x 6.57 x 3.17m. and weighed 87 tons net.
Bound Workington for Drogheda with coal.
Ran aground between Ballylumford Harbour and the current lighthouse on Ferris Point.
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
North Irish Lodge, Islandmagee
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