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Articles: Coastguard Letters

1870. Morriscastle Coastguard Station
Sir, I am directed by the Board to call upon you to proceed at once with the sinking of the well at the above Station.

1826. Coastguard Office Dublin
I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 4th.instant transmitting Memorial from William McCann...

1821+2. Various Custom and Excise Papers
Attack on Preventive Waterguard at Loughshinney by an Armed mob of smugglers.

1920. Evacuation of Ballyglass
Ballyglass was evacuated on the 28th. August. H.M.Trawler 'Thomas Johns' arrived at 7 a.m., embarkation of stores commenced at 8 a.m., and she sailed at 8 p.m. for Buncrana to unload.

1870. Coastguard Sanitation
Sir, The Board have under consideration your letter of the 31st.May and referred to their architect the general subject of the dry earth system of closet accomodation.

1870. Kilkeel Cesspools
Sir, You are authorised to have cesspools at Kilkeel cleaned by J.Goonan...

1821. Custom House Dublin
Sir. I am directed to inform you for the information of the Lord Lieutenant that it appears from the report of Captain Christian that one of the Water Guard named Michael Griffin...

1821. Preventive Water Guard foil smugglers
Sir, I beg to acquaint you that Mr.Harris, Chief Officer of the Preventive Station at Rush and six of his men being out on duty at Loughshinney in company with the Chief Boatman and five of the crew...

1871. Suitable Quarters
Sir, In reference to your letter of the 24th. enclosing certain suggestions from the Divisional Officer with regard to improvements...

1846. Famine Times
The following is a letter by John Smith describing the conditions at the Coastguard Station in Cleggan, May 1846.

1871. Firegrate damage
I am directed by the Board to call your attention again as to the frequency of repairs to the grates and ranges in the house occupied by you.

1870. Clerk of Works Appointment
Sir. I am directed by the Board to inform you have been appointed Clerk of Works to superintend the erection of the new Coastguard buildings...

1854. H.M.S. Samson at Sebastopol
It is said that over 3,000 Coastguards, as Naval Reserve, served overseas during the Crimean War in 1854/5.

1824. Custom House Dublin
The Commissioners of Customs having received your letter of the 30th. ultimo transmitting by command of the Lord Lieutenant a memorial of J.O'Neill Esquire of Benowen Castle.

1845. Permission to go ashore Sir
You will very much oblige me if you insert the following in your very valuable journal: