John's Point/Drumanoo Head|
Series No. 10|
35' 22.4" North|
28' 17.4" West|
Lat. & Long.
- see below||Diving
0.75 miles South of Drumanoo Head..
on its starboard side the depth to the wreck is around 25m.
There may be nets snagged on the wreck.
- Sligo registered seine net trawler,
she was built in 1981, grossed 34 tons, approx. 51ft. long and was powered by
a single diesel driven screw.
been "pair fishing" for herring and was shifting the catch to the "MFV
Rachel D." when she was swamped and filled with water at around 6.25am.
owner/skipper Hughie Moore, his son Paul and brother Páidín were
rescued by the "MFV Rachel D.".
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Magazine Autumn 2011|
Times 5th November 2008|
update - 07-Jun-2020