Pier, Killary Bay|
Series No. 37|
Club Diver |
stern to bow, lies in an East to West direction, and she is leaning to Starboard
at 45 degrees in 15 to 18m.
a bearing North-East from Beacon on corner of Rossroe pier, transecting rocky
point adjacent to pier.
is marked by a Grey Mooring Buoy (furthest from pier of 3 identical buoys) tied
- Can be
shore dived easily.
boat Launch easily from Rossroe'a new slipway.
should also note that Rossroe is a working pier and not to block access.
50 foot Rath Connla was built in 1961 by the BIM Boatyard, Dingle, Co Kerry and
her first homeport was Clogherhead, Co. Louth.
she served in Kilronan, Aran Islands; Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry; Galway, Burtonport,
Cleggan, and finally Killary where she harvested mussels in the Killary Bay area.
- In September
2007 she slipped from her moorings and sank where she became too damaged to refloat.
has become an ideal spot for local divers as an artificial reef.
update - 12-Aug-2008