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MARITIME HISTORY

Title

Mountjoy

Object Name

Nameplates

Maker

Crawford, Frederick Hugh (R. F. A.) (Major) (Primary maker)
Crawford, Frederick Hugh (R. F. A.) (Major) (maker)

Date Made

1914
1914

Description

Canvas nameplates; "Mountjoy" printed at sea on the "Clyde Valley" by Major.F.Crawford. The Clyde Valley temporarily changed its name to the 'Mountjoy,' as historic reference to the Mountjoy ship during the Seige of Derry, for coming into Larne and Bangor to unload the guns for the awaiting Ulster Volunteers during the Home Rule crisis.

Materials

canvas, paint

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.L2.1944

Copyright

National Museums NI