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14th October 2013

Lecture: The "Kerlogue"

#LectureKERLOGUE – Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) autumn/ winter lecture series continues with the next lecture about the "Kerlogue" presented by Pat Sweeney, Maritime historian and author.

During WW2 (1943) Wexford Steamship Co.'s small coaster Kerlogue” hauled 168 injured and shipwrecked German sailors from the icy waters of the Bay of Biscay .

The lecture is this Thursday 17 October (starting at 8pm) and as usual takes place in the Stella Maris Seafarers Club on Beresford Place, Dublin City Centre. The venue behind the Customs House is close the Busaras.

All are welcome to attend the evening where a bar and refreshments are available. A voluntary contribution is payable to the door to the M.I.I. which runs the National Maritime Museum (NMMI) in Dun Laoghaire).

The lecture organisers would be pleased for anyone to kindly forward details about the lecture programme, held monthly (third Thursday).

Public transport to Stella Maris Seafarers Club: The nearest DART stations are Connolly Station and at Tara Street in addition to the LUAS (Red) line stop at Busáras. Car parking is located in the Irish Life Mall (ILAC) on Lower Abbey Street.

For further information in general about the National Maritime Museum of Ireland (Dun Laoghaire) visit


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