A Showcase of articles published here
Miracle on Galway Bay (1949)
Lines of the Tayleur
Limerick Marine Radio Schools
The Man in the Tank (Fear an Tanc)
The Asian Adventures of the Bandon River Ships: “Hope” and “Thomas”.
Sibe Gorman & Co
Guardships at Kingstown
Where are the Barges
Historical Diving in Ireland
Italian Salvage Ships at the Galley Head
A Riddle of Sand – The Kish Bank
Lost to Time and Tide
Smuggling in the eighteenth and early nineteenth Century
Dublin Port Diving Bell
Lord Cloncurry and the Aid
Diving on the Lusitania
Lifeboat Mary Stanford
The East India Company at Dundaniel
From Havana to Skibereen (Piet Hein)
Apostleship of the Sea (Stella Maris)
Coastguard Lifesaving Carts
Pirates at Muglins
Legends of the Lusitania
One-Legged Sailor stoned the King
M.V. Plassy: Rescue
U-35 in Dingle during WW2
Irish WWII Losses
The First World War at sea off West Cork
HMS A5 (Forgotten Submariners) Lost at Cobh
The Flanders Flotilla and U-Boat Alley
Look-Out-Post 6 Howth Head
G2, the coast-watching service and the Battle of the Atlantic
Early Irish Free State Naval Activity
Hobblers – who were they?
The Boyd Disaster
Simon Bolivar – Liberator of Venezuela
John Richardson Wigham
John DeLap – Imperial Russian Navy
Robert Gibbings, Underwater Artist
John Philip Holland (Submarines)
Francis Beaufort (Wind Scale)
Rochdale and Prince of Wales
The Vasa, 50 years later
The wanderer at Kingstown and John Masefield
The sinking of Arandora Star
Slave Ship Amity (1701)
Crescent City – Mexican Silver Dollars
M.V. Kilkenny Shipwrecked
Fethard Lifeboat Disaster.
Maritime Art and Dún Laoghaire
Tayleur was lost at Lambay
Pomona, emigrant ship, 389 died
The Mystery of the Titanic
Demeray: Treasure Ship
The Argentine Republic Emigration Scheme
Tram and schooner collide
Roman wrecks of Lake Nemi
The Guinness Fleets
Tayleur Fund Medal Awards
Salvage Tradition, Law and Lore
The Man of War Head: A Mystery Solved.
Morven Disaster. December, 1906.
The Wreck of the Bolivar
The Objective of this site is to support and promote research into Irish maritime history.
We include some general maritime history and general Irish history.
Here we will publish articles, as well as identifying articles on other sites
We will suggest some material which may be of assistance to researchers
identify libraries, museums and other facilities
We will review books, list lecture programs and make other announcements
Encourage education and school programs, such as Comenius and 'Follow the fleet'
Participate in other like-minded projects, such as Wikipedia's WikiProject Irish Maritime.
The overall objective is to promote an appreciation of our maritime heritage.