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Submarine AL2336 viewsUS Submarine AL2 returning to Berehaven after the sinking of German U-Boat
UB-65 in 1918
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M.L.381. Berehaven 1918452 viewsThese Motor Launch Patrol vessels, built in the Elco yard, Bayonne, New Jersey were stationed in Berehaven from 1916-1919. Their duties included anti-submarine work, hydrophone monitoring, inshore minesweeping, scouting and smokescreen-laying. Other Motor Launches known to be stationed at Berehaven were the M.L.181, 183, 251 and 378
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Victoria & Albert III435 viewsThe Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert III on a visit to Castletown Berehaven in 1903
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Atlantic Telegraph Fleet 20th July 1865422 viewsThe war steamers ‘HMS Terrible’ and ‘HMS Sphinx’ moored alongside the S.S. Great Eastern at the eastern end of Bere Haven before the historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean laying the first successful telegraph cable to America

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USS Amabala. Fuelling Supply Tanker342 viewsStationed at Berehaven from 17th Sept 1918 to Dec 1st 1919 she was the fuel supply ship for the following Vessels stationed at Berehaven: - Nevada (Battleship No. 36, Oklahoma (Battleship No. 37), Utah (Battleship No. 31), Allen (Destroyer No. 66), Beale (Destroyer No. 40) Conyngham (Destroyer No. 58), (Stevens (Destroyer No. 86) and Terry (Destroyer No. 25)
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USS Bushnell341 viewsUS Submarines moored to USS Bushnell at Berehaven
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USS Nevada384 viewsDivision 6, composed of the Utah (flagship), Nevada, and Oklahoma, were based on Berehaven, Bantry Bay, Ireland, its principal duty being to protect convoys from possible enemy raiders. This division made two trips into the Channel, escorting convoys when enemy submarines were reported in the vicinity. Maj. Leon W. Hoyt was the division Marine officer of this division during its entire stay in European waters. Later Division 6 joined Division 9 at Portland Bill and both divisions left that port in time to assist the Pennsylvania in escorting President Wilson, on board the George Washington into the harbour of Brest.
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USS Nevada334 viewsDivision 6, composed of the Utah (flagship), Nevada, and Oklahoma, were based on Berehaven, Bantry Bay, Ireland, its principal duty being to protect convoys from possible enemy raiders. This division made two trips into the Channel, escorting convoys when enemy submarines were reported in the vicinity. Maj. Leon W. Hoyt was the division Marine officer of this division during its entire stay in European waters. Later Division 6 joined Division 9 at Portland Bill and both divisions left that port in time to assist the Pennsylvania in escorting President Wilson, on board the George Washington into the harbour of Brest.
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USS Stevens & USS Oklahoma 347 viewsBerehaven Sound 1918
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