Posts tagged with ‘Coastwatching’

  • The "Rescue Cart". These carts were located all around the coast. Many lives were saved. This cart is complete with all its equipment, including the "breeches buoy"

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  • Michael Kennedy, author of Guarding Neutral Ireland, discusses the role of the Look Out Posts, in this case, the LOP on Howth Head, in recording events in the Irish Sea during World War II, known as "The Emergency".

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  • ‘Drowned like rats’ The torpedoing of Arandora Star off the Donegal Coast, 2 July 1940 Michael Kennedy (difp at iol.ie) This paper is a revised version of ‘Men that came in with the sea’ which appeared in History Ireland in 2008.   A PDF version of this article is available: click here   The torpedoing of the Blue Star Line’s

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