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Title

Full Steam Ahead

Object Name

Postcard

Maker

Belfast Newsletter (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1913-14
c.1913-14

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Postcard depicting ‘Full Steam Ahead’ – the Home Rule vessel hits the rocks with Commander Redmond on board and First Engineer Asquith. Commander Redmond: "Our Ship is at the Habour's mouth, the glass is set fair, and the orders are Full Steam Ahead." First Engineer Asquith: "There's a hole in the boiler sir. Ulster Bluster bust'er."

Materials

Paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1957
1957

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2011.1295.66

Copyright

National Museums NI