City of Cork Steampacket Company Archive Descriptive List


City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd

the latter travelling on the last trip of the vessel Glengariff, on 7 Dec 1963, marking the end of the Cork-Liverpool passenger service.






MV Innisfallen - Stationery

Level: item Extent: 3 christmas cards, 1 blank letter with envelope Scope and Content:

Christmas cards issued by the Company, 1950, 1958, 1959, with photos of the Innisfallen. Notes explain that the first Innisfallen was built in 1896 and sunk by a U Boat in 1918. The second Innisfallen was built in 1930 and sunk by a mine in 1940. The third Innisfallen came on the service in June 1948. Also present is a blank letter with printed heading 'M.V. Innisfallen' and Company crest, 'established 1823'. With envelope also showing Company crest on reverse.




1859 - 1869


Cork Steam Ship Company Receipts

Level: item Extent: 1 box [c300 items] Scope and Content:

Receipts issued by the Cork Steam Ship Company in respect of goods received for freight from stated ports on stated ships. The receipts have columns headed 'Landing', Harbour Duty', 'ITEM', 'Goods' [description], 'Contents' [value], 'Rate', 'Freight', port charges, additional freight, and 'Total'. Many items are marked as 'paid'. Most of the receipts relate to freight from Liverpool on the Company's own vessels. There are also receipts in respect of goods moving to and from Bristol and London, and on vessels of other companies, eg, the Bristol General Steam Navigation Company. A notice printed on each receipt states the conditions under which the Cork Steam Ship Company receives goods for conveyance. Most receipts are signed by W Fullwood. Company ships named in receipts include the Halcyon and the Cormorant. The receipts are in fragile condition.

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