King William's Sand, Isle of Man

Historical Description

King William's Sand, a shoal in the Irish Sea, 6 miles ENE of the northern extremity of the Isle of Man. It extends from NW to SE, is 8 miles long and about 1 mile broad, and has from 3 to 6 fathoms water. A small bank to the E of it has only 1 ½ fathom.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5