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Ellen Elder: Articles
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Sandra Millsopp: Bangor Hotels of the 19th Century
Patricia Norrington: Bangor Boats
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Bangor Boats: by Patricia Norrington
Bangor Boats: Part 1
On Friday 19 April 1816, the wooden paddle steamer, Greenock arrived at Bangor to become first steamer to cross from Scotland to Ireland.
Bangor Boats: Part 2
Messrs Moore Brothers, the Belfast, Bangor and Larne Steamboat Company, the Bangor Boats Race, and a steamship company goes bust.
Bangor Boats: Part 3
Railway company steamers, the death of Captain Alexander McCorquodale, and the Bangor Boat sails again!
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