John Philip Holland (Submarines)

2000 – The Holland Anniversary Year. from the summer 2000 edition of “The Trident” 2000 The Holland Anniversary Year This millennium year 2000 is the hundredth anniversary of the purchase by the American Government of John Philip Holland’s Underwater Torpedo Boat No. 6, on the 11th. April 1900, and her commissioning on 12th. October that […]

American Navy

IRISHMEN IN U.S. AND MARITIME HISTORY REMEMBERED Two Irishmen in American Maritime History were remembered in separate ceremonies in the United States during the Autumn of 1998, when Commodore John Barry from Wexford and John Philip Holland from Clare were honoured in late September and early October by the Maritime Institute of Ireland. Resolutions to […]