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Angloman
Location  

Place Name : West Platters, Skerries, Anglesey

Lat / Long : 53 ° 26 ' 10 '' North - 4 ° 45' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : Chart
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : schooner-rigged steamship Built : 1892  
Shipyard : Laird Brothers, Birkenhead
Hull material : steel  
Dimensions
Size : 4892 tonnes Length : 134 m Beam : 15 m
History
Sunk : 09/02/1987 Cause : ran aground in thick fog Date Found :
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 7 m 0 m
Deck :
0 m 0 m
Bed : 5 m 28 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Extensive breakup
Seabed Type : Gravel
Artifacts :
Wreck Owner
Owner : Originally - British & Atlantic Steam Navigation Co.
Access : public
War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Holyhead harbour. Excellent slipway at and owned by Holyhead Yacht Club. Permission to launch must be gained [this is almost certainly granted] - Low profile please! Alternative launch sites for non RIBs at Cemlyn Bay [deep shingle], Cemaes Bay or, weather permiting, Church Bay. Sea conditions and, in particular, viscious and sometimes spectacular tidal flows can be had at the wreck site. See entry fo the "Castillian" for more information. Notes
Notes :

4892 tons Dominion Line. Cargo: 700 cattle, 1500 sheep, + horses. Crew: 56 plus 28 cattle tenders. Owned by British & N.Atlantic Steam Nav. Co. Managed by D.Richards. Built: 1892 by Laird Bros.,Birkenhead. Engines: do.,600 hp triple-expansion. Steel 4 masted schooner-rigged SS, 403.5'x 45.6'x 25'. Wrecked in thick fog; all crew rescued by lifeboats from Cemaes, Cemlyn & Holyhead.

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