SS Lady Wicklow

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SS Lady Wicklow
History
Owner: City of Dublin Steam Packet Company then the British and Irish Steam Packet Company
Launched: 1890
General characteristics
Type: Steamship
Displacement: 1000 tonnes
Length: 262 ft (80 m)
Beam: 34 ft (10 m)

SS Lady Wicklow was a steamship built in 1890 in Belfast, Ireland for the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company. This ship was 262 feet long and had a beam of 34 feet.

She was used as a troopship for the Irish Free State[1] to transport 450 officers and men to Fenit, the port of Tralee during Irish Free State offensive of the Irish Civil War.[2]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ McIvor, Aidan (1994). A History of the Irish Naval Service. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. p. 46. ISBN 0-7165-2523-2. 
  2. ^ Harrington, Niall (1992). Kerry Landing. Dublin: Anvil Books. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-947962-70-8.