North Co. Donegal Wreck List
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Vessel Type:

Sailing Vessel

Location:Co. Donegal
Date of Loss:1900Place:Dunfanaghy
Cause of Loss:Struck rocksBoat Dive from:Dunfanaghy or Downings
Charted Depth:10mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 2
Height of Wreck:4mAdmiralty Chart No:2699 and/or 2723
Hull Material:IronLatitude (approx.):55° 08' 11" North
Type of Seabed:SandLongitude (approx.):07° 29' 17" West
Average Visibility:6 - 10mConvert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
No image available.Diving Experience:Novice
Diving Information:
  • Lies close to the rocks on opposite side to hotel.
  • Subject to the influence of the swell surging into Dunfanaghy beach.
Historical Information:
  • On route from Galway to Derry with a cargo of flagstones.
  • Wreck was discovered by the skipper of the "Girl Eileen", Robert Robinson in 1973.
Source Publications:
Royal Navy
Hydrographic Department (1970)
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705

North Co. Donegal Wreck List

Last update - 14-Mar-2002

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