Strangford Lough Wreck List
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Vessel Type:

Schooner

Location:Co. Down
Date of Loss:9th February 1850Place:Strangford Lough
Cause of Loss:FireShore Dive from:Ballyhenry Bay
Charted Depth:4mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 21
Height of Wreck:2mAdmiralty Chart No:2156
Hull Material:WoodLatitude:
Type of Seabed:Silt and mudLongitude:
Average Visibility:3 - 8mDiving Experience:Novice
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies in Ballyhenry Bay
  • Majority was salvaged where she lay, but parts of the wreck can be seen protruding above water at low tide.
  • Best dived in small groups as silt takes a long time to settle.
 
Historical Information:
  • Vessel was destroyed by fire and foundered.
  • Edward Bourke refers to this wreck in his book "Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997" as that of "The Pins" referred to as the "Zarina" elsewhere in these pages.
 
Source Publications:
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
byEdward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
byIan Wilson
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
 
Other Sources:
Randal Armstrong
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Castlereagh SAC (1985)
Strangford Lough Wreck List

Last update - 26-Sept-2000

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