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13529-h.pdf
"Preface
The definite object proposed in this work is an examination of the general history of Europe and America with particular reference to the effect of sea power upon the course of that history. Historians generally have been unfamiliar with…

brennan re museum.pdf
A Photographic Study of an original Brennan Torpedo. It is housed in the Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham, Kent.

1889-1893_c.h.f.c.r.p.t.i.jpg.jpg
Reference

Date of W. O. (War Office) Authority Cork 5 /4541: 20th July 1889
--D o-- Commencement of Work 4th November 1889.
--D o-- Completion --- D o - 25th Feb 1893.

Estimated Cost £3,834.
Actual Cost £9,225.

Measured and Drawn by…

TKS.1889.09.21 Notes_and_News.pdf
A wonderful article describing Mr. Louis Brennan, inventor of the highly secretive Brennan Torpedo.

We learn for the first time that he was a first sleight of hand conjurer.

The encyclopedia Britannica states: The knowledge of scientific…

1889.05.24_TCE_Bread.jpg
Bread Delivery Advertisement:

CROSSHAVEN
CAMDEN FORT, MYTRLEVILLE, FENNELS BAY, RINGABELLA
BREAD

Will be delivered by our van daily during the season, commencing 20th May.

F. H. Thompson & Son Ltd. Cork

louis.brennan.jpeg
Inventor Extraordinaire! Louis Brennan was born in Castlebar Co. Mayo in 1852. His family emigrated to Australia in 1861. As a young child Louis was an inventor, problem solver and deep thinker. While playing with his Mother's sewing reels he was…

1843.fort.camden.cork.harbour.jpg
Series: Ireland South Coast, Map of Cork Harbour 1843
Note: Fort Camden New Pier marked in Red ink. Direction Arrow marked in Pencil shows Torpedo Slipway. Arc drawn in pencil shows range covered.
Shipping lanes marked.
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