Historic Marine Protected Area
Inverclyde has one marine historic asset of national importance.
A wrecked vessel,believed to be Clydebuilt paddle steamer Iona I, which sank after collision off Port Matilda, near Gourock, the Upper Clyde Estuary in October 1862. The remains lie at a depth of approximately 27m below chart datum around 100m southeast of the Whiteforeland Buoy, within the Firth of Clyde shipping navigation channel off Gourock.
A full schedule of this protected area can be downloaded from this page.