Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Kowloon Bridge   British  Stags Rocks off Baltimore  1986 

Kowloon Bridge : Crystal Transporter , Mercurio , Sunshine ,English Bridge,
Owner Bibby Bulk Carriers Ltd, Liverpool 
Flag British  Builder Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1972 
Official No 360117  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 91082 
Ship type Ore/Oil/Bulk Carrier  Dimensions 965.3 | 145.3 | 
Ships Role    Rigging Style   
Super Structure
Wreck Location  Stags Rocks off Baltimore 
Date Lost 24/11/1986  Captain  
Cause Blown Ashore  Crew Lost  
Position 51.28 N / 19.14 W  Passengers Lost   
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Kowloon Bridge on a Voyage from Seven Islands in Canada to Hunterston in the Clyde estuary, in heavy weather, she reported cracks in her deck in front of the bridge. She made for the protection of Bantry Bay where she remained until 22nd November when she continued her voyage to Scotland.

The weather deteriorated and she lost her rudder. Shortly after midnight on 23rd November the crew were taken off by R.A.F. helicopters and on the following day she was blown ashore on the Stags off Baltimore.
Before assistance could reach her, she broke her back and was lost

Source Ref :
Red Duster Merchant Navy Maritime Information Archive

Record Created on  14/10/2008
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