Run aground in 1974

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Remains of the 344-ton Irish Trader, of Hartlepool, grounded in 1974 en route from Sharpness to Drogheda with a cargo of fertiliser.

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Comments (54)

A Minten on November 10, 2013

It looks at me, but to proud to ask for help

Jack Clarke on November 10, 2013

Hi A Minten. Thanks for visiting,it does indeed retain a dignified look despite being stripped slowly by the tides for almost 40 years now. Regards. Jack.

Kyriakos 11 on November 12, 2013


Wunderschönes Rost.

Jack Clarke on November 12, 2013

Thank you,Kyriakos 11. Best wishes. Jack.

Aldo Muller on April 25, 2014

Impressive perspective, Great wiew, L 21. I add you to my Favorite photographers. Warm wishes from Bal. Piçarras, Brazil. Aldo Muller.

Jack Clarke on April 26, 2014

Thank you for your kind comments,Aldo. Kind regards. Jack.

_Brabo..._ on August 21, 2014

Beautiful decay photo Jack, compliments for the whole galery, you are a great inspiration (I'm still developing my photo skills & editing style)

L + F 12/22

Kind regards from the Netherlands


Jack Clarke on August 21, 2014

I'm honored by your lovely comments,Brabo. After returning to this hobby after some years away,I am also trying to expand my knowledge and style.I am very much enjoying this process of trying different things and delighted to receive feedback. Best wishes. Jack.

kijimuna on October 9, 2014

Superb shot. L+F

Greetings from Japan, Kijimuna

Jack Clarke on October 14, 2014

Thank you very much, Kijimuna. Kind regards. Jack.

GasGasL€X on August 16

Shipwrecks offer some of the best opportunities to produce memorable images. Lovely work here!. Regards -lex

Jack Clarke on August 19

Would deffo agree,Lex.This one will be gone before too long,have watched it getting smaller as the years go by. Thank you. Regards. Jack.

Slávka Kuchárová on August 22

Nádherný vrak a úžasné foto

Jack Clarke on August 23

Many many thanks for your visit and kind comments,Slávka. Best wishes. Jack.

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Photo taken in 1 The Links, Seapoint, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth, Ireland

Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 19, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jack Clarke
    • Camera: FUJIFILM X10
    • Taken on 2012/05/19 17:09:59
    • Focal Length: 7.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash