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Articles: Coastguard Letters

1867. Fenian Rising in Cork
The first proceeding, in point of time, of an aggressive character, that I have learned, took place at Knockadoon, about six miles from Youghal.

1872. Bacon and Spuds
Bacon and spuds. Nanny Water Coastguard Station, Co.Meath. O.P.W. Dublin 10th.May 1872

1822. Nine smugglers detected at Greystones
Nine smugglers detected at Greystones. Custom House Dublin 18th.February 1822.

1847. Drunken Coastguards
Sir, I am directed by Col. H.D. Jones, Chairman of the Board of Works to complain to you of the conduct of the crew of the boat stationed at the entrance of Broadhaven Bay...

1831. Smugglers Captured or were they
On the evening of Saturday last, a small schooner was seen in the offing, by the Water Guards near Baldoyle. She appeared to be unacquainted with the coast, and the breeze having freshened...

1870. Flag-Staff
Sir, I am directed to enquire whether the flag-staff put up by Commander Burney on the Officers house at Howth is necessary for the Coastguard Service.

1819. Clontarf Salaries
Custom and Excise Papers. Re; Dublin Coast surveyor from Dublin to Drogheda. Copy of Propositions delivered to Mr. Grant in Dublin. 26th.October 1819. Coast Surveyor from Dublin to Drogheda and Coast Officers at Clontarf.

1839. Case of Mr. Dillon, late of the Coastguard
Sir, in your paper of the 29th. inst. A statement of my case, made by an eye-witness, and connected with your establishment. I cannot find words to express my feeling of gratitude, as well as to you, for your kindness in advocating the cause of so humble an individual.

1862. John David Switzer
I hereby Certify that Mr. Switzer, Master R. N. served as Chief Officer of the Station at Portloe in this Division, under my Command, from the 7th of September 1861 to the date here of during which period he conducted the duties to my entire satisfaction...

1863. Fowey (1)
I hereby Certify that Mr. J. D. Switzer, Master R. N. has served as Chief Officer of the Coast Guard Station at Portloe, under my Inspection, from the 15th. May 1862 to the date hereof...

1863. Fowey (2)
This is to Certify that Mr. J. D. Switzer Master R. N. has served under my command at the Coast Guard Station Fowey, from the 20th.

1838. Wreck of the Killarney Steamer
We have been favoured through the politeness of J. Dombrain, Esq., Inspector General of Coast Guard, with the following copy of the local inspectors report, in reference to the above melancholy catastrophe.

1875. HMS Vanguard
Extract from letter from Lieutenant William C S Hathorn to his sister, written aboard HMS Vanguard at Galway, 9th August 1875.

1869 - Arrival of Royal George
To Major General Sir E.R.Wetherall, The Castle, Dublin