A Nation Born, A Boat Built
C1 was the first motor fishing boat to be registered in Cork after Irish Independence.
Researched and compiled by Eoin Ryan, Baltimore and Peter O Shea, Ballycotton.
Design by Cecilia Scholte Lubberink
With thanks to Cork County Archives, Cormac Levis, John Finn, the O’Riordan Family and Hegartys Boatyard.
Official opening at 16.30, Saturday 26th March by Joe Carroll MCC at the Baltimore Harbour Building near the Ferry Pier.
Image of Free State at centre of picture as the first motor lifeboat the Mary Stanford arrives in Ballycotton in 1930