town in Ireland

Cobh, known from 1849 until 1920 as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland.

Cobh the last port visited by the RMS Titanic.[1]

After the RMS Lusitania sank in May 1915, its passengers were taken to Cobh.

The port had several Irish language names. It was first called "Cove" in 1750. It was renamed "Queenstown" in 1849 to honor a visit by Queen Victoria. The name was later renamed again, this time to "Cobh".[2]


  1. "Remarkable Facts about Cobh". Irish Central. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  2. Cobh. Britannica. Retrieved March 31, 2019.