Breaking The Boom

After three and a half months, from April 18th to July 30th, 1689, the Siege of Derry ended when two ships, the Mountjoy (shown here) and the Phoenix, broke through a timber boom that had been placed across the Foyle. Approximately half of the population of the city had died. Roulston Avenue, Londonderry.


Copyright © 2003 Peter Moloney

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