Series No. 5|
- see below
- Lies quite close inshore,
in about 5m. on the West side of Fair Head.
of metal up on the rock opposite site.
- Flood tide runs
quite close inshore in this area.
in 1895 by J McArthur, Paisley, she was owned by H.M. McGildowney, Ballycastle
Shipping Co., she grossed 144 tons, and measured 98 x 19 x 9ft..
bound for Ballycastle with a cargo of coal, she went too close inshore and was
forced onto a reef by the flood tide.
to free her failed, and she broke her back a few days later.
by kind permission of www.clydebuiltships.co.uk
Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN:
update - 27-Mar-2006