16th February in wartime Northern Ireland

Photographs from 16th February 1941 and 1943 show the Royal Navy patrolling and the British Army training in the waterways in and around Northern Ireland.

Royal Navy in Northern Ireland

On 16th February 1941, a photographer from the Belfast Telegraph newspaper photographed an unidentified Royal Navy corvette underway as part of a convoy escort.

72nd Independent Infantry Brigade

On 16th February 1943, 72nd Independent Infantry Brigade trained in Co. Down using a raft of iron and waterproofing to cross Corbet Lough carrying vehicles.

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