The fleet at Foynes, Co. Limerick on the top of the tide and on a flat calm on the Shannon Estuary. Little did Morning Mary think when rowing in a regatta in Foynes that those same waters once held these giants of the seas! The weather must have been fine with the awnings up around the ships and there is no evidence that they are going anywhere soon so they could sit back and enjoy the peace?
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Circa 1865 - 1914
NLI Ref: L_ROY_09699
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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