Series No. 5|
11' 50" North|
03' 45" West|
Lat. & Long.
above is approximate.
- She lies somewhere
on the East side of Rathlin and is supposed to be close to the "Lochgarry".
she has not yet been found, artifacts with French writing on them have been recovered
in the area.
- Dive at slack water.
There is a fee for launching at Ballycastle slipway.
by Roger Rouello, Lorient, France, she measured 112 x 26 x 10ft., and grossed
were spotted on the morning of 15th off the East coast of Rathlin. The crew were
picked up off Rue Point by a passing coaster several hours later and were transported
to have been illegally fishing the east side of Rathlin, when her trawl nets fouled
the "Lochgarry" and she capsized.
nets, doors and warps on the wreck of the "Lochgarry" would
indicate that she lies somewhere nearby.
reports state that she struck rocks off the Mull of Kintyre and sank.
with a South-South-East wind and ebb tide it would not have been possible for
the survivors and wreckage to reach Rathlin
twelve of the crew were rescued.
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
Edward J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1998
- ISBN: 0952302713|
of the Ulster Coast"
Impact Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993|
Harsh Winds of Rathlin"
Impact Printing 1990 - ISBN:
update - 04-Apr-2003