Torpedoed The RMS Leinster Disaster by Philip Lecane Periscope Publishing, 2005 (softcover) ISBN 1 904381294 €24 The Leinster wreck is one of the frequently visited east coast dive sites lying 12 miles directly off Dun Laoghaire. Philip brings the people of this wreck to life in his book Torpedoed. The Leinster sank only a few minutes after being struck by a second torpedo fired by UB 123 on 10-10-1918. The official death toll was 501 but Philip’s thorough research has discovered […]

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  1. eddie

    The above book is now available from the author in hardback at 25 euro plus 5 euro p&p.
    Philip Lecane, 77 Windsor Drive, Monkstown, Co. Dublin.
    The book covers the events leading up to the sinking of the Leinster. Drawing on many eyewitness accounts, it tells the story of what happened during the sinking. It also traces te lives of a number of survivors in the years following the ship’s loss. The book contains many photographs and has a comprehensive passenger and crew list.
    hardback isbn 1-904381-30-8

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