On the 24th of December 1895, the sailing ship Moresby ran aground in Dungarvan Bay with the loss of 20 lives. To mark the centenary of this tragedy Triton Productions created this dramatic reconstruction of the event based on the accounts of Henry Blount, the ships apprentice. This production is no longer available in the shops but is available to download for free from the Waterford County Museum web site. Waterford County Museum wish to thank Michael O’Brien for his assistance in converting this video to digital format, Margaret O’Brien, Head Librarian Of Dungarvan Library, for providing the video and Dungarvan Dramatic Society for their permission to make the video available. The video is approximately 13 minutes long and is available to download in low, medium or high quality formats.
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