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Preserved Ships – JEANIE JOHNSTON Replica in Ireland.

JEANIE JOHNSTON is the replica of a three masted barque that was originally built in Quebec, Canada, in 1847 by the Scottish-born shipbuilder John Munn and she’s berthed at the Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland. The original tall ship  was bought by Tralee, Co. Kerry-based merchants John Donovan & Sons, as a cargo vessel and traded successfully between Tralee and North America for …

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Maltese Fortifications – Fort Leonardo – 22.04.2020

FORT LEONARDO also known as Fort San Leonardo or Fort San Anard, is a polygonal fort (no bastions) in Żabbar, Malta. It was built between 1872 and 1878 by the British between the villages of San Leonardo and Żonqor above the shore east of Grand Harbour as part of a program of improvements to Malta’s fortifications. The fort was to be called Fort …

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