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close to Coningmore Rock, to the south of the Saltee Islands.
has collapsed and is silted up.
artifacts lying around, but be reported to Receiver of Wrecks if lifted.
from slip at Kilmore Quay.
to strong currents outside slack water.
by Palmer Brothers of Jarrow-On-Tyne for the Gunion Line, Liverpool, in 1869 she
grossed 3,356 tons, length 354.3ft x beam 43.4ft, with a single screw and was
capable of 11 knots. She had two masts rigged for sail.
was owned at the time of loss by the Liverpool & Great Western Steamship Company.
New York for Liverpool, she had left Queenstown with 63 passengers and 82 crew
when she ploughed onto Coningmore Rock in thick fog.
aboard were able to escape but 54 horses were
- Wreck was located by Kilmore trawler
"Guiding Star". Local diver James Kehoe recovered some portholes
and in 1988 her anchor was raised and is now on the bow of the Guillemot Museum
Ship at Kilmore.
- Her bell and a model
of the ship can be seen in Kehoe's Bar, Kilmore.
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932- 1997"
J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN:
of the Irish Coast 1105 1993"
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705|
of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
|Edward J. Bourke
2000 - ISBN: 0952302721|
Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
1999 - ISBN:
update - 07-Jun-2006