Almirante Brown

Irish Place Names and Landmarks in Argentina

History of the Toponym
William Brown, founder of the Argentine Navy. 

Admiral Brown qualified the brig General Balcarce as ‘a floating bottle of beer’, and the brig Nancy as a ‘good-for-nothing patacho’. [1]

Description & History of the Place
Street in BA city, La Boca (and district in the City of Buenos Aires, partido and serveral towns). From Parque Lezama up to Avellaneda bridge, between Irala and Necochea. Know from 1849 as ‘General Brown’ then changed to ‘Camino de la Boca’ and then ‘Almirante Brown’ (ordenanza municipal 1881). [1] 


Irish Settlements

[1] Cutolo I 194.


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