Series No. 9 & 15|
51' 36.48" North|
45' 41.46" West|
Lat. & Long.
off Skernaghan Pt, Browns Bay.
broken up. Bow section is 20m to the South West of the Point, the stern section
to the East.
- The boiler
is just below the surface.
from Ballylumford Harbour at any time.
1 hour before High or Low Water Belfast, best on last of ebb tide.
at Paisley by J. Fullerton & Co. in 1890, she grossed 241 tons and measured
39.67 x 6.01 x 2.92m. Powered by a steam 2 cylinder compound engine.
by W. Robertson, Glasgow, she had arrived from Irvine and discharged her cargo
of coal and was heading for Portmuck to load limestone when she was forced to
run for Larne Lough in a gale, but she foundered on Skernaghan Point, Browns
entire crew of 9 were lost.
bell was recovered in 1995.
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& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
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J. Bourke 1998
- ISBN: 0952302713|
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
|Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993|
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1999 - ISBN: 0948283025|
Irish Lodge, Islandmagee (1999)|
update - 26-Mar-2003