All Blog Posts Tagged 'Ship' (3)

MV Kerlogue at War: Serving Neither King Nor Fuehrer, But Humanity: PART 2 OF A 2-PART SERIES

By Marie-Claire McGann

Special to TheWildGeese.com

Sixty years ago this month, the 11-man crew of this Irish cargo ship braved tempestuous seas and possible RAF attack to save 168 German sailors from drowning. Her experience was emblematic of the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

MV Kerlogue at War: Serving Neither King Nor Fuehrer, But Humanity

Courtesy of Kenneth King

Seen here in its wartime colors, plying the seas alone, the 142-foot long Kerlogue made an easy target. The EIRE markings and…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Review: The Jeanie Johnston Experience Replica of Irish emigrant ship provides insights into the woes of the Atlantic crossing

Review: The Jeanie Johnston Experience

Replica of Irish emigrant ship provides insights into the woes of the Atlantic crossing

By Gerry Regan

Producer/The Wild Geese Today

WGT Photo/Gerry Regan

Jeanie Johnston at her Manhattan berth, with the Statue of Liberty to its left and Ellis Island immigration center, today a museum and history…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:55am — No Comments

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