The Sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster

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Books on the R.M.S. Leinster sinking:

Death in the Irish Sea(1) Death in the Irish Sea: The Sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster by Roy Stokes. Published in 1998 by The Collins Press, West Link Park, Doughcloyne, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. ISBN 1-898256-52-7.

The first ever book to be written about the Leinster, it deals with the circumstances of the sinking in the context of the war at sea.



Torpedoed(2) Torpedoed!: The R.M.S. Leinster Disaster by Philip Lecane. Published by Periscope Publishing Ltd, 33 Barwis Terrace, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2AW, United Kingdom. ISBN 1-904381-29-4 website Under agreement with the publisher, those living in Ireland may buy the book directly from the author. ISBN 1-904381-30-8

Philip Lecane's book tells the stories of many of the people who sailed on the last voyage of the R.M.S. Leinster, including ship's crew, postal workers, civilian and military passengers. The book gives a detailed background on Robert Ramm, commander of the UB-123, as well as information on the submarine's other two officers. It also has information on some of the rescuing ships and the aftermath of the sinking. Tracing the lives of a number of survivors in the years following the sinking, the book concludes with an almost complete list of those who were on the Leinster the day she was sunk.


Leinster postcard - colour   Departing Kingstown
R.M.S Leinster postcard   Departing Kingtown







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