Pin Wreck

Type of vessel - Wooden steam vessel

How sunk – Unknown

Former names – Unknown

Wreck height - 3m

The true identity of this large wooden wreck is completely unknown. Known locally as the ‘Pin wreck’ due to the large bronze pins (bearing an admiralty mark) that held the vessel together. Thought to have sunk sometime between 1855 and 1900.

Only found in the 1990’s the wreck is largely flattened, with her boiler and machinery being the highest parts. There are 2 tanks in the aft section of the hull. Two anchors lie at the bow. One of them is partly buried.

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