The Wreck of RMS Celtic

Cobh Library
18 August

The Wreck of RMS Celtic

Event: The Wreck of RMS Celtic

Date and Time: 18 August, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Venue: Cobh Library, Arch Building, Cobh

Details: On 10 December 1928, the White Star Liner RMS Celtic ran aground at the mouth of Cork Harbour. Initial efforts to refloat her were unsuccessful, she was declared a wreck and eventually broken up in situ. In this illustrated lecture historian Marita Foster will describe the last voyage of the Celtic, the salvage operation and the tragic events of November 1929 which led to the death of a number of men working on the wreck. Booking Required. Admission Free. Suitable for Children: No.

Contact: cobh.library@corkcoco.ie or phone 021 4811130 Online: corkcoco.ie/library; facebook.com/corkcocolibrary/; twitter.com/corkcolibrary

Event Details

Organiser: Heritage Week

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