April 1900 ||Place:||3
miles off Sheepland|
Strangford or Ardglass|
Series No. 21|
- Can still
see engine, boilers, plates.
still recognisable. Steel prop.
be dived at nearly any state of the tide.
by Clanrye Steamship Co. Ltd, Newry, and built 1900 at Irvine by Irvine Shipbuilding
& Engineering Co. Ltd.
grossed 286 tons and measured 41.14 x 6.40 x 2.81m and was powered by a 2 cylinder
compound steam engine.
been passed A1 by Lloyds, she was on her maiden voyage from Ardrossan to Newry
with coal, commanded by Capt. M.F. Barry.
3 miles off Sheepland Harbour she developed a severe list and would not respond
to the helm.
captain and his crew of 8 abandoned ship, and managed to row to the shore.
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Ulster Coast"
| Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN:
|Castlereagh SAC (1996)|
update - 18-Jan-2005