Co. Cork Wreck List "B"
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Vessel Type:

French Steamer

Location:Co. Cork
Date of Loss:15th September 1931Place:Cape Clear
Cause of Loss:Ran agroundBoat Dive from:Baltimore Harbour
Charted Depth:22mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 88
Height of Wreck:10mAdmiralty Chart No:2129 and/or 2424
Hull Material:SteelLatitude:51 27.00 North
Type of Seabed:Rocks & GulliesLongitude:09 28.00 West
Average Visibility:10m +Diving Experience:Experienced Novice
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Diving Information:  
  • Lies a mile North-East of old Cape Lighthouse off Tim Rocks.
  • Badly broken up on her starboard side. Boiler and engine still visible.
  • Best dived 1 hour after High Water.
  • Launch from Baltimore Harbour or Schull.
 
Historical Information:
  • From La Rochelle, she struck Tim Rocks in fog.
  • Her skipper Mon. Guaider and 17 crew landed on Cape Clear after spending the night on-board.

 

 
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 – 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
 
Other Sources:
Aquaventures
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Internet (2001)
Co. Cork Wreck List "B"

Last update - 05-Dec-2005

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