Co. Kerry Wreck List "B"
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Vessel Type:

Motor Fishing Vessel

Location:Co. Kerry
Date of Loss: 24th November 1988Place:Valentia Sound
Cause of Loss:Foundered Boat Dive from:Valentia Island
Charted Depth:14 Irish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 83
Height of Wreck:3 - 4mAdmiralty Chart No:2125
Hull Material:Wood Latitude: 
Type of Seabed:Silt Longitude:
Average Visibility:10 - 15mDiving Experience:Novice
Picture available? no
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies in the middle of the Sound. Usually buoyed.
  • Hull fairly intact. Superstructure covered in sponges, anemones, soft corals etc.
  • Populated by wrasse, pollock & lobsters.
  • Has a resident Conger.
  • Valentia Diving Centres can supply boats, air etc.
 
Historical Information:
  • Started to take on water.
  • Crew taken off by another trawler.
 
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"A Fews Days on the Island"
by
Gerry Connolly
SubSea Magazine Summer 2002
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
Other Sources:
Des Lavelle
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Lavelle's Diving Centre (1986)
Co. Kerry Wreck List "B"

Last update - 10-May-2006

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