Wreck of the Carnavonshire

 

 

 

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Carnavonshire - 11 April 1896

British steamship with three masts enroute from San Francisco to Queenstown with wheat. Struck Thige Mor Rock. 

 

Licence to dive required as 100 year rule applies.

 

 

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Location

51° 29' N 009° 16' W

1/2m east from Yokane Point

 

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Depth

Top: 10 mtr

Seabed: 20 mtr

 

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Disposition

Well broken up.

Seabed: Rock

Non slack-dependant dive site.

In calm conditions and neap tides can be done as a shore dive from Murphy's Cove.