Series No. 76|
05' 21.9" North|
kelp & sand||Longitude
42' 17.04" West|
Lat. & Long.
- see below||Diving
between Hook Head and Kilmore Quay. (6 miles south-west of Kilmore Quay).
marked by a buoy.
- Well broken
up. Boiler is on seabed. Propellor is still beneath the stern.
section is less intact.
of marine life including whiting, conger, wrasse, ling, lobsters, crabs and pollack.
of currents. Dive only at Slack Water.
in April 1924 by the Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, she was owned by
the City of Cork Steam Packet Company.
measured 185 x 31ft powered by a triple-expansion engine with a single boiler
and screw, and grossed 606 tons.
her thrird voyage she was enroute from Cork to Manchester & Birkenhead with
a cargo of 200 sheep & cattle and goods for the Ford Motor Company.
ship developed a list and capsized after the cattle moved in the hold and the
scuppers became blocked by fodder and cattle dirt.
Carley was the sole survivor out of 19 crew.
was Captain Sayle.
by kind permission of Sandy Roberts
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
of the Irish Coast 1105 1993"
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705|
of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
|Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721|
Wreck of the Lismore"
O'Leary & Denny Lawlor|
Magazine Spring 2014
- ISSN: 0791475X|
update - 26-Feb-2014