Larne, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

The town of Larne, Co. Antrim played an important role in the Second World War. It was the first point of arrival for many service personnel.


Co. Antrim

Northern Ireland

The Larne Spitfire



12th August 2019

The Larne Spitfire P7841 caught fire at RAF Tangmere, West Sussex in 1941. People of the Co. Antrim town donated to the Belfast Telegraph Spitfire Fund.

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.

Map showing Larne Harbour, Larne, Co. Antrim

Larne Harbour, Larne, Co. Antrim

9 Olderfleet Road, Larne, Co. Antrim

During the Second World War, more than 5 million people including the British and American military passed through Larne Harbour, Co. Antrim.


Port of Larne