Series No. 9|
57 42 North|
55 00 West|
scattered plates and decking.
is a large boiler, and a mast sitting at 45 degrees which almost reaches the surface.
water is a must, and high tide makes for easier entry to water.
is via the carpark 0.5 miles north of Ballygalley Hotel.
Royal Fleet Auxiliary salvage steamer and former gun-boat, she was built in 1889
by Scotts of Greenock, and is reputed to have been commanded for a time
by the then future King George V.
grossed 805 tons, measured 50.29 x 9.44m. originally with 6 x four inch guns.
was assigned to the Coastguard in 1906 and became a cable ship in 1915. She was
operating as a salvage ship at the time of loss.
men drowned when she was wrecked during a snowstorm. The rest were rescued by
bell was recovered as recently as August 1993.
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713|
of the Ulster Coast"
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993|
update - 25-Sep-2003