IRISH MARITIME SURVEY. A GUIDE TO THE IRISH MARITIME WORLD, 1945.

Lawlor, Colonel Anthony T.


£75.00




The Parkside Press, Dublin, 1st.ed., 1945. 373 pp., map e.p's, cold. frontis., + 32 other plates, etc. Qtr. dark blue cloth ; gilt ; light blue morocco-grain paper covered boards ; blue lettering. 25 x 16cm. Some shelf wear to extremities of binding o/w V.G. Although Ireland was neutral during the Second World War, its shipping played a vital role in the country's affairs during the "Emergency". In this post-war book, the author provides the first maritime history of Ireland, presents a detailed Maritime Directory of companies and activities in the 26 counties, and gives a useful Nautical Glossary. Subjects covered include the situation in Ireland following the Allied victory in Europe, planning for post-war shipping, the Irish naval uniform and its English origins, lighthouses, signals at sea, Irish maritime organizations, Lloyd's, Irish yachting, the welfare of its seamen, Irish ports and harbours, the Irish canal system, the Irish Navy, and the role of Irish seamen down the centuries. With 33 photographs and other illustrations. (See also Item No. 141)


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