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Youghal Harbour arrivals and sailings February 1936


Youghal Harbour arrivals and sailings February 1936

Niall C.E.J. O’Brien


This article recounts the arrivals and sailings at Youghal, Co. Cork in February 1936 with some biographical details on the vessels involved. 2,969 more words

Harvest King

Save SS United States, "America’s Flagship"

She was built as an unsinkable ship, a claim allegedly attributed to Bruce Ismay, the managing partner of the White Star Line, the direct shipowning company of the famous… 2,058 more words

Maritime History

Message in a bottle: 10 famous floating note discoveries.

What is believed to be the world’s oldest discovered message in a bottle has been presented to the sender’s granddaughter, 101 years after it was first tossed into the sea in Germany. 42 more words


In Salem: Maritime Salem in the Age of Sail (a review)

On board a vessel in the 19th century a sailor had to be able and wanting to endure abhorrent conditions. They typically lived in thin and tiny quarters where they combated monotony and tedium. 274 more words



We have been overwhelmed in the last week by the news that Gillian Clarke, Poet Laureate for Wales, has added her support for the Newport Ship. 494 more words

Medieval Ship

Latest Ebook By Justin Demetri: Gloucester Along The Water

I would like to announce my second Kindle Book: Gloucester Along The Water: Coastal Sights Along America’s Oldest Seaport

Get to know some of the sights and landmarks in and around Gloucester Harbor.

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The Fleets at the Battle of Beachy Head, 1690: Part 1

I’m delighted to welcome Frank Fox as my guest blogger, both this week and next!

Frank’s name will be well known to many students and readers of naval history. 1,906 more words