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The Nabro377 viewsThe Irish Lights Vessel 'Nabro' off the Little Skellig. She served the south west coast lighthouses between 1926 to 1949
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The Old Ierne310 viewsThe Irish Lights Vessel 'Ierne' was purpose built in 1898 at Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland for carrying the granite blocks and other materials used in the building of the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. She was a steel vessel 126 ft long, had a 23 ft beam, could carry 90 tons and had a maximum speed of ten knots. Her complement was of seventeen officers and men. Sold in 1954 to Shipbreakers.
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The Old Ierne293 viewsThe Irish Lights Vessel 'Ierne' was purpose built in 1898 at Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland for carrying the granite blocks and other materials used in the building of the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. She was a steel vessel 126 ft long, had a 23 ft beam, could carry 90 tons and had a maximum speed of ten knots. Her complement was of seventeen officers and men. Sold in 1954 to Shipbreakers.
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Roancarrig336 viewsEarly photograph of Relief Lightkeepers landing on Roancarrig.
   
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