October 2018

Launch Event - Ships and Airships
Saturday 20th October, 19:00
Carrickfergus Museum and Civic Centre
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Marking the end of the First World War, this exhibition explores the war at sea around our shores. A particular focus of the exhibition will be the Bentra Airship station at whitehead which was home to the first military aviation facility in Ireland - one that played an important role in the First World War.


  • Guy Warner, who will be launching his latest pulication U boats Around Ireland
  • Mark McKee, Castlereagh Sub Aqya Club, on diving the wreck of SS Chirippo which sunk off the coats of Blackhead, 1917
  • Ruth Plets, Ulster University, on the surveying and 3D visualization of the SS Chirripo

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