#OnThisDay 1887 John Roach the shipping magnate from Cork died. Roach moved to New York at 16, worked in a shipping yard & made his way up. He supplied the Union Navy during the Civil War & eventually owned the largest shipbuilding company in America.
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar