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The Asian Adventures of the Bandon River Ships: “Hope” and “Thomas”.

A further account of the East India Company. The story of two of their Bandon-built ships “Hope” and “Thomas”

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The original Lugnad was, according to legend, a "luamaire": that is a navigator or helmsman. He is credited with bringing his uncle, Saint Patrick, to Ireland. Lugnad's grave is in a ruined monastery on Inchagoill island in Lough Corrib, County Galway