Strangford or Ardglass|
Series No. 21|
14' 50" North|
31' 63" West|
Lat. & Long.
4 miles off St. John's Point.
damage to superstructure from torpedo attack.
blown off and probably further from wreck.
section and boiler highest point.
be dived anytime as there is very little tide.
best viz. dive after the wind has been in the North-West for several days.
- Some parts of the wreck are covered with nets.
by J.& A. Gardener Ltd., Glasgow, built 1917 by Scott & Sons, she measured
141.8 x 23.8 x 10.1ft., and grossed 362 tons.
by triple-expansion engines, generating 47rhp, speed 8 knots.
5th April 1918, she survived a torpedo attack when the torpedo missed, but on
the 21st October 1918 she didn't escape.
sank 4 miles off St. Johns Point. Eight crew died in the attack.
was UB-94 that finally sunk her, commanded by Lt. Cdr. Haumann.
was the last merchant vessel to be lost in home waters as the War was over three
of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962"
Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474|
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
Index of Ireland"
& Bridget Larn|
|Lloyd's Register -
Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970|
of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713|
of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
J. Bourke |
|Edward J. Bourke
2000 - ISBN: 0952302721|
of the Ulster Coast"
Printing 1997 - ISBN: 0948154993|
update - 18-Jan-2005