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

Brig

Location:Co. Antrim
Date of Loss:March 1827Place:Islandmagee
Cause of Loss:Ran agroundBoat Dive from:Ballylumford
Charted Depth:24mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 9
Height of Wreck:Admiralty Chart No:1237
Hull Material:WoodLatitude (GPS):54 50.773 North
Type of Seabed:RocksLongitude (GPS):05 42.786 West
Average Visibility:5 - 15mDiving Experience:Experienced
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Anchor chains lie in 24m to the South-East of Muck Island.
  • Good area for scallops, crab and octopus.
  • Launch from Ballylumford Harbour at any time or Portmuck at high tide.
  • Dive only at slack water 30 mins before High or Low Water Belfast.
 
Historical Information:
  • Wrecked on the South East point of Muck Island during a gale.
 
Source Publications:
"Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast"
by
Ian Wilson
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
by
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
 
Other Sources:
Peter Steel
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North Irish Lodge, Islandmagee (1999)
South Co. Antrim Wreck List "B"

Last update - 15-Jan-2002

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