Blog Archives

U-20

Conning Tower

U-20, the u-boat which sank the Lusitania, was lost on the Jutland Sands. An account of her loss and the disposal of the wreck

Posted in War Tagged with: , , , , ,

The Guinness Fleets

The Guinness brewing concern had substantial maritime resources to support distribution of the famous beer. In addition the family spent a lot of their leisure on a range of fabulous pleasure craft. Initially the reach of the brewing concern expanded from 1790 thanks to the commencement of the Irish canal system. Barge transport enabled distribution of their beer from Dublin and import of malt from all parts of the country.

Posted in Stories Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Why are goods transported on land called a "shipment" and why are goods transported by sea called "cargo"?