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Images Dated 3rd March 2014

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Barnesmore Gap Featured 3 Mar 2014 Image

Barnesmore Gap

Barnesmore Gap - Irish: An Bearnas Mor, meaning - the big gapLouch Mourne overlooking Barnsmore Gap, Located between Ballybofey & Donegal Town, County Donegal, IrelandThis is a shot taken on the shore of Lough Mourne overlooking the famous Barnesmore Gap Mountains in the distance. This is a very famous area of Ireland due to its natural untouched beauty and the massive gap between the Bluestack Mountains. Old Irish tales say these mountains were split by Giants

© Copyright: Gareth Wray 2014

Male Kestrel Watercolour Plate 1. Aug 1848 Featured 3 Mar 2014 Image

Male Kestrel Watercolour Plate 1. Aug 1848

Original watercolour drawings and illustrated MS relating to Indian Birds, forming one of a set of volumes from which the illustrated MS work by Tickell on Mammals, &c. of India, in the Library of the Zoological Society of London was elaborated. Samuel Richard Tickell (c.1809-1875) Date: c, 1848 NHM Library Zoology 88 o TIC Date: crica 1848

© Mary Evans / Natural History Museum

SS St Julien as a hospital ship, at Newport Docks, c.1940 Featured 3 Mar 2014 Image

SS St Julien as a hospital ship, at Newport Docks, c.1940

This image shows SS St Julien at Newport Docks following her conversion into a hospital ship, as denoted by the red cross painted on the side of her hull. St Julien was one of 7 GWR ships that were requisitioned for war service in the early months of the war. The Company ships played a vital role in transporting troops, cargo and wounded soldiers across the English Channel. This was dangerous work for the ships and their crew, sailing over to occupied France, often under fire from enemy guns. The evacuation of Allied Troops from Dunkirk in 1940 was perhaps the most notable and dangerous missions carried out by these ships, as they were direct targets for Luftwaffe bombers as they sailed into French waters. Operation Dynamo, as the evacuation was known, was undertaken by a fleet of more than 800 boats and saved more than 338,000 soldiers from capture. Amazingly, no Great Western ships were lost during Operation Dynamo and the fleet continued with wartime operations on behalf of the Government

© STEAM Museum of the GWR