Co. Cork Wreck List "B"
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Vessel Type:

Sail Vessel

Location:Co. Cork
Date of Loss:1848Place:Calf Islands
Cause of Loss:Struck rocksBoat Dive from:Schull
Charted Depth:15mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 88
Height of Wreck:ScatteredAdmiralty Chart No:2184 and/or 2424
Hull Material:WoodLatitude (approx.):51° 28' 03" North
Type of Seabed:Rocks & kelpLongitude (approx.):09° 31' 03" West
Average Visibility:10 - 15mConvert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
No image available.Diving Experience:Novice
Diving Information:
  • The Calf Islands are 6km out from Schull mid-way between Cape Clear.
  • The remains lie in gullies just North of the tip of West Calf island.
  • Ideal dive for Novices.
Historical Information:
  • A packet sail vessel.
  • Constructed of wood and flying the U.K. flag.
  • Cargo consisted of passengers, raw cotton, cheese and resin.
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
Other Sources:
Internet site (2000)

Co. Cork Wreck List "B"

Last update - 05-Dec-2005

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