The Maritime Institute of Ireland
Lecture Programme Winter 2007

Lectures are held on the third Thursday of each month at Stella Maris Seamans Mission,
Beresford Place, Dublin 1 (Behind the Customs House)
Lectures commence at 8pm
Details from Barney Yourell 087 9007466

The Real Captain Bligh

Thursday 20 September
Terry Cummins
Irish Naval Association

There was a contrast between the more gentle character of the real Captain Bligh compared to the film portrayal in "Mutiny on the Bounty". Among his other work was a survey of Dublin Bay.

Neutral Ireland and the sinking of Bismarck

Thursday 18th October
Dr Michael Kennedy
Royal Irish Academy project on Irish Foreign Policy

Wrecked Twice
some stories of Ships, Wrecks, and Salvage

Thursday 15th November
Dr Edward Bourke
Shipwreck Historian

Some 16,000 ships were wrecked on the Irish Coast and a few have the distinction of having been wrecked twice. A look at shipwrecks and salvage on the Irish Coast