Irish Nautical History & Sailing
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|Healy, Adrain, The ‘Zenith’ Disaster 1895. A Vivid Account of the Tragic Loss of Lives off the South West Cork Coast 100 Years Ago. Villages of Leap and Glandore Mourn the Deaths of Young and Old. First Edition. Skibbereen, Skibbereen Printers Ltd., 1995. 15 x 21 cm. 44 pages. Original Softcover. Stapled. Very good+ condition. Some minor staining.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Maritime History, Irish Nautical History, West Cork
|McGrattan, Hugh. From Laura to Katie: The Story of the Portrush Lifeboats from 1860. No Place of Publishing, Portrush Lifeboat Raft Race Committee, 2008. 21.5 cm x 18.5 cm. 141 pages. With many photographs. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscription by preowner and author’s signature on title page. Otherwise clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: Zelinda, First of the Line / The Providence Affair / A New Beginning / Zelinda becomes Laura / New Boat, Bigger Boathous / The Day the Lifeboat Did Not Come Back / Silver Lining after Tragedy / The Hopwood – End of an Era / Farewell to ‘Pulling’ Power / The Lifeboat at War / Enter the Lady Scott / A Century Marked by Courage / The Lady’s Later Years / The Arrival of the Arun / Changes – Ashore and Afloat / ILBs, Ladies and Richard’s Last Days / Katie Takes Over / Honours, Awards and New Management / Freedom of the Borough / The Coxswains / The Hon. Secretaries / The Mechanics / The Boats etc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Maritime History, Irish Nautical History, Nautical Books, Northern Ireland, Portrush
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