South Co. Antrim Wreck List "B"
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Vessel Type:

Schooner

Location:Co. Antrim
Date of Loss:1976Place:Larne Lough
Cause of Loss:Sank at anchorBoat Dive from:Ballylumford
Charted Depth:5mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 9
Height of Wreck:2mAdmiralty Chart No:1237
Hull Material:WoodLatitude (GPS):54 49.691 North
Type of Seabed:SiltLongitude (GPS):05 45.754 West
Average Visibility:2 - 5mDiving Experience:Novice
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies at Ballydown Bay, Larne Lough.
  • Poor visibility due to shallow water and silty bottom.
  • Almost breaks the surface at low tide.
  • Can be dived from the shore at Ballydown, or by boat from Ballylumford Harbour at any time.
 
Historical Information:
  • An elderly schooner, she sank while at anchor.
 
Source Publications:
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 

Other Sources:

Peter Steel
-
North Irish Lodge, Islandmagee (1999)
South Co. Antrim Wreck List "B"

Last update - 15-Jan-2002

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