Co. Cork Wreck List "E"
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Vessel Type:

Dutch Trawler

Location:Co. Cork
Date of Loss:21st November 1966Place:Great Soverign
Cause of Loss:Struck rocksBoat Dive from:Crosshaven
Charted Depth:12 - 17mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 81 & 87
Height of Wreck:ScatteredAdmiralty Chart No:1765 and/or 1777
Hull Material:SteelLatitude (approx.):51° 25' 57" North
Type of Seabed:Rocks & kelpLongitude (approx.):09° 22' 59" West
Average Visibility:10 - 15mConvert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
No image available.Diving Experience:Accompanied Novice
Diving Information:
  • Lies on the South side of Great Soverign in a scattered state.
  • Affected by strong underwater turbulence.
  • Consult local knowledge
  • Dive at Slack Water.
Historical Information:
  • Built in Holland in 1959 by N.J. Jaczon of Scheveningen, she grossed 213 tons.
  • After leaving Kinsale she struck the south side of Great Soverign and stuck fast.
  • Her crew of 12 were taken off by a sister ship.
  • The tug "Utrecht" was unable to dislodge her, so a local skipper put two of his men aboard and claimed salvage.
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
"Underwater Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
Irish Underwater Council
CFT 1999 - ISBN: 0948283025
Other Sources:
Ian Kelleher
via email (2005)

Co. Cork Wreck List "E"

Last update - 05-Dec-2005

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