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Remember: Irish Oak

Sunk by U-Boat U-607 in North Atlantic, 15th May 1943. Crew rescued by S.S. IRISH PLANE. This sinking, led to a dispute between Ireland and the US over allocation of blame, disagreement in Dail Eireann and in the House of Commons, even possible fisticuffs between U-boat commanders

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Remember Innisfallen


M.V. INNISFALLEN MII – M.V. INNISFALLEN Doyle, W., Dublin Geary, Daniel, Kinsale Porter, James, Dublin Rickard, Joseph., Howth and three wounded

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SS St Fintan

St Fintan

S.S. St. FINTAN S.S. St. FINTAN Friitzen Carl, Dublin Hendy, Neil, Isle of Arran, Scotland Howat, James, Paisley, Scotland Jones, Joseph, Dublin Leonard, Matthew, Rush, Co.Dublin O’Beirne, Diarmuid, Dublin O’Brien, William, Dublin O’Donnell, M., Ringsend, Dublink Plunkett, B., Dublin

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Remember Cymric


SCHOONER CYMRIC Bergin, Philip, Wexford Brennan, James, Wexford Cassedy, Christopher, Athboy, Co. Meath Crosbie, James, Wexford Furlong, Kevin, Wexford Kieran, Bernard, Dundalk McConnell, Cecil,Dublin O’Rourke, William, Wexford Ryan, Michael, Dungarvan Seaver, Peter, Skerries, Co. Dublin Tierney, Michael, Wexford

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Remember City of Waterford (convoy OG74)

City of Waterford

The City of Waterford sailed in Convoy OG-74, as required by insurance companies. She was accidentally rammed and sunk. Her crew were on Walmer Castle, two days later, when they were bombed and sunk. Five, City of Waterford crew, were lost; but the life assurance was not paid.

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Remember ILV Isolda


Sunk by aircraft off Waterford coast, 19th December 1940 Dunne, P.,12 Sallynoggin Villa, Dun Laoghaire, aged 45. Farrell, W., Seaman; Dun Laoghaire Hayden, J.J., Fireman; Beaufort House, Dun Laoghaire, aged 37. Holland, William, Steward; 7 Sussex Street, Dun Laoghaire, aged

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Remember: Steam Trawler Leukos

Steam Trawler Leukos

Sunk with all 11 hands by gunfire from U-38 (Liebe) – NW Tory Island – 9th March 1940 The Leukos was fishing in the company of British trawlers and she may have positioned herself between these fleeing trawlers and the

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Remember Munster

Mined and sunk in the Irish Sea – 2nd February 1940 five wounded, one died later The first Irish ship to be sunk in World War Two was the passenger ship Munster, which fell victim to a mine in Liverpool

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Remember: Clonlara (convoy OG71)


Sunk by torpedo from U-564 in North Atlantic, 22nd August 1941, convoy OG 71 The CLONARA had rescued thirteen men from the ALVA HMS CAMPION rescued thirteen survivors from the CLONARA (five from the ALVA and eight from the CLONARA)

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