Harbour approaches |
Series No. 81 & 87 |
1.5 miles South-East by South-Half-South from the Daunt Light.
position of Light - 51 43N by 08 15W.
hull has collapsed.
A steam winch, boiler, engine, and propellor shaft remain in place.
remains of trawl nets hang on exposed parts of the wreck.
by Alexander Hall & Co, Aberdeen, in 1915, at a cost of £3500 for the Ross
Steam Trawl Fishing Company Ltd.
grossed 264.5 tons, measured 125.3 x 23.5 x 13.5ft. and was constructed in steel.
1915 she was taken over by the Royay Navy and converted into a mine-sweeper.
was armed with a 6lb Hotchkiss quickfire gun, and two type D depth charges.
arrived in Cork in June to work on escort patrol, anti submarine patrol and minesweeping
by a mine during mine-sweeping duties with "HMT Indian Empire"
she sank in 6 seconds.
the crew were lost.
Diveable Wrecks of Cork Harbour" Article by Timmy Carey
Magazine Summer 2009|
0791-475X3 No. 134|
of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
Edward J. Bourke
J. Bourke 1998
- ISBN: 0952302705|
update - 13-Sep-2013