Rock, Seven Heads |
Dive from:|| |
Series No. 89|
is a slip at Dunworly Bay or it can be dived from the shore.
30m from the shore at Shoota Rock at the West end of Travarra Bay.
by W.A. Young & Co. in 1912, she grossed 3,994 tons, measured 350 x 50.8 x
25.6ft. and was powered by 241 nhp triple-expansion engines generating 9 knots.
was owned by R. & H. Hall of Cork, she was bound for Cork from Rosario with
6,000 tons of maize.
a severe storm se was smashed against the rocks. The wind blew some of her cargo
onto the top of the 150ft. cliffs and a 2 ton portion of her keel landed on a
ledge 40ft. above the sea.
commander, Captain John Bowen, and her 28 crew were lost.
"Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during
the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962"
|London Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474|
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN:
Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
Underwater Council |
1999 - ISBN:
update - 14-Nov-2007