Series No. 84 or 88|
Lat. & Long.
off the East end of Bere Island between Roancarrigmore and Roancarrigbeg Rocks.
is conveniently marked by an "Isolated Danger" buoy
(black and red).
is sitting almost upright with only slight damage to the hull.
is still there - prop, wheel, captains chair, electronics etc.
Some fishing nets are snagged on the wreck.
in 1961 and is named after the Zorrozaurre peninsula in the Basque region of Spain
and was registered in Plymouth.
measured 36.0 x 6.6 x 3.6 metres with a gross weight of 250 tonnes.
140 miles south of Bantry she ran into heavy seas. The crew were air-lifted by
drifted for almost ten days before sinking off the east end of Bere Island.
ship of the "Nuestra
Senora de Gardotza",
the wreck that lies exposed on Roancarrigbeg 400m away.
Carey, Blackwater SAC
"Sub Sea" Magazine|
Underwater Council 2005 - ISSN 0791-475X|
update - 05-Sep-2008