Series No. 50|
30 degrees to Starboard, in a East-West direction 14.2 miles South-East of Dullaoghaire
Harbouron a hard packed bottom.
is virtually intact with large sections of the hull that can be entered. Care
- Winches, propellors
and guns still there.
is usually quite poor.
dived 2 hours before High Water or 1/2 hour before Low Water Dublin..
- This wreck is protected under the National Monument Act,
and is owned by Eugene Houlihan, Co. Limerick. An Office of Public Works (OPW)
License is required to dive it.
in 1870 by Cammel Laird, Birkenhead for the Royal Navy, she grossed 6,034 tons
and measured 280 x 54 x 16ft. and was powered by sail and steam driven double
bladed twin screws.
hull was iron on 8 inch teak planking, her armament consisted of 10 x 9inch guns
and 4 x 6inch MLR guns.
in convoy from Dunlaoghaire to Cork in fog, she was rammed by "H.M.S.
Iron Duke" and sank in less than an hour.
was no loss of life.
of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824
Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474|
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
|Lloyd's Register -
Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 1105 1993"
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705|
update - 07-Feb-2006