mines

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Dangerous waters – 1942

Connacht Tribune 6th June, 1942 p.5 (abridged) Numerous reports of mines having been seen in Galway Bay and along the west coast have been made during the last week by fisherman, including one proceeding from Connemara to Kinvara with a boat load of turf on Wednesday.  It is worth recalling that, during the last war, … Continue reading

Galway Bay – 1914

Irish Independent 30th October, 1914 p3 A rumour gained currency in Galway on Wednesday evening that mines had been laid in Galway Bay. It appears that when the ss Karlsburg from Sweden, with timber, steamed into the harbour, 20 police and coastguard officers boarded her and remained throughout the night. Their places were taken by … Continue reading

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