Portfolio Category: WreckPecio

Matthew Cay

Name: Matthew Cay Type: Merchant (steam) Nationality: Cay, Hall& Co., North Shields. Date of sinking: 23th September 1887 Crew: 19 Victims: 9 Cause: Ran adround due to fog Location: Shallow of La Carraca, Finisterre. GPS: 42º 53.7139 N 009º 18.4279 W Key features: The Steamship Mathew Cay was a nearly 80 metre long freighter built in 1872 by…
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Great Liverpool

Name: Great Liverpool Type: Correo Nationality: British . Owner: Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. (P&O) Date of sinking: 24th Feruary 1846 Victims: 3 Cause: Ran around. Storm. Location: Gures Beach, Cee. GPS: 42º 54.6409 N 009º 8.8278 W Key features: The Great Liverpool was caught out by a storm in the Costa da Morte which led it…
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George C

Name: George C Type: Cargo boat Nationality: Lebanese. Owner: Demannet Corp., Beirut. Date of sinking: 6th November 1962 Crew: Unknown Cause: Ran aground. Location: Punta Caldebarcos. Municipality of Carnota. GPS: 42º 50.9421 N 009º 8.2463 W Key features: The George C was a steam ship dedicated to freight. It had a triple expansion engine and…
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Cardenal Cisneros

Name: Cardenal Cisneros Type: Military, protected cruiser Nationality: Spanish. Spanish Armada. Date of sinking: 28th October 1905 Crew: 520 Cause: Ran aground. Location: Shallow of A Ximiela, Shallows of Os Meixidos, coast of Muros. Key features: Cardinal Cisneros was a 106 metres long military vessel with a steel hull which was built in the shipyards of Ferrol in…
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