Series No. 9|
51' 07.44" North|
47' 21.30" West|
Lat. & Long.
- Lies in 3 - 6m and badly broken up.
- Lots of congers lurking in the wreckage.
from Ballylumford carpark.
- of ferries using the channel.
- Built 1889 by Ritson & Co.,
Maryport, she grossed 367 tons and measured 46.73
x 7.34 x 3.30metres and was powered by a 60 h.p. 3 cylinder triple expansion steam
- Owned by Plisson Stam Nav. Co.
Ltd and rewgistered in Londonderry, she was leaving Larne with a cargo of potatoes
when a rope became entangled around her propeller.
she could drop her anchors, she ran aground on the extreme end of Ferris Point
where she became a total loss.
- Her crew
were rescued by breeches buoy.
- When she
finally broke up her cargo was strewn all over the Islands shores.
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
|CFT 1999 - ISBN:
Irish Lodge, Islandmagee (1999)|
update - 24-Nov-2003