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Published by Nonsuch in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Lifeboat service -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Search and rescue operations -- Ireland -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [160]).

Other titlesLifeboats of Rosslare Harbour and Wexford
StatementNicholas Leach.
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18519844M
ISBN 101845885740
ISBN 109781845885748

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