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Roancarrig336 viewsEarly photograph of Relief Lightkeepers landing on Roancarrig.Nov 22, 2010
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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.
Nov 22, 2010
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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
Nov 22, 2010
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Lightkeepers Dwellings, Castletownbere348 viewsNov 22, 2010
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Lightkeepers342 viewsOff the Fastnet
Nov 22, 2010
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The Granuaile 1970-20002457 viewsIrish lights vessel 'Granuaile' moored in Castletownbere harbour. She sevved the south west coast lighthouses between 1970 and 2000
Nov 22, 2010
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S.S. Ierne474 viewsThe second Irish Lights vessel named 'Ierne' she served the south west coast lighthouses between 1955 and 1971
Nov 22, 2010
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Lightkeeper Dwellings328 viewsThe Lightkeepers Dwellings on Dursey Sound
Nov 22, 2010
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Coastguard Station325 viewsCastletown Berehaven Coastguard Station
Nov 22, 2010
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