Table Quiz November 17th
Irish Shipping commissioned Kenneth King, the noted marine artist to paint pictures of their fleet. After the demise of Irish Shipping these were auctioned by the liquidator. The Maritime Institute of Ireland acquired some at the auction. Later the institute commissioned Kenneth to paint pictures of other Irish ships which were lost during World War Two. A selection of these
How can you help the museum? The National Maritime Museum is run entirely on a voluntary basis Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your local community, meet new people and learn new things. Get in touch today: email@example.com We will need volunteers to do the following Show people around, learn about the artefacts. Help with fundraisers and
This working Optic is the light from Baily lighthouse in Howth, North Dublin. It was installed in 1902 and removed in 1972 when the lighthouse was modernised. The lighthouse was originally gas, then vaporised paraffin powered, the light was equivalent to 2,000,000 candle power. The optic now shines a lesser light over the museum.