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13%OFFDaire Brunicardi - Haulbowline: The Naval Station in Cork Harbour - 9781845887568 - V9781845887568
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Haulbowline: The Naval Station in Cork Harbour

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Description for Haulbowline: The Naval Station in Cork Harbour Paperback.

From the first proposal that Cork Harbour was more suitable as a naval base than Kinsale, development began which would continue for almost 200 years. This book outlines that history, from the development of Haulbowline Island, and covering its many incarnations during that time. During WW1, it became a front line base and the headquarters of the admiral directing the war against the U-boats. The first US flotillas were based here, and, after armistice, the British navy were based here during the Irish Civil War. Now, the naval base is a modern, thriving organisation, but one with a fascinating history ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781845887568
SKU
V9781845887568
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Daire Brunicardi
Daire Brunicardi was a merchant naval officer and a former naval officer, having exercised naval command and more recently having served as a senior lecturer at the National Maritime College of Ireland.

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