Site Last Updated  February 2019


Shipwreck Lists

Harbour History

River Steamers

Irish Naval Service

Royal Navy in Cork

US Navy in Cork

USN Air Service in Cork

Killeagh Airship Station

Cruise Ships in Cork

Views Past and Present



Sealife of Cork Harbour

Lough Mahon Lighthouse

Martello Towers

Training Ships in Cork Harbour

Spit Bank Lighthouse

The Cork Hospital Ships

The Cork Prison Hulk

Site first uploaded 24th September 2002


Below is a list of valuable secondary sources. Primary sources consulted for this site include: The Irish Times, The Times of London, Lloyds Weekly Register, The Cork Constitution, The Cork Examiner, The Mercantile Chronicle, The Freemans Journal, various files from the PRO (Kew).

There are many other secondary sources available, including books,  journals, historical accounts and the Internet.

Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast

1105 - 1993

Edward J. Bourke

ISBN 0-9523027-0-9

Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast

Volume 2. 932 - 1997

Edward J. Bourke

ISBN 0-9523027-0-5

Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast

Volume 3. 1582 - 2000

Edward J.Bourke

ISBN 0 - 9523027-2-1

Shipwreck Index of Ireland

Briget Teresa and Richard Larn

ISBN 1 900839 970

Harbour Lights (Article in)

Colman O'Mahony and Tim Cadogan

Published by Great Island Historical Society

Warships U-Boats and Liners

Karl Brady Charise McKeon James Lyttleton Ian Lawler

ISBN 9781406427035

Ballycotton Wrecks and Rescue 1800-1855

Fr B Troy

(privately published)

Ballycotton Wrecks and Rescue 1855 - 1900

Fr B Troy

(privately published)