LE Samuel Beckett Stops By Dublin, Ireland
Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LE Samuel Beckett made a one-day port visit to Dublin, Ireland, according to Dublin Port Company’s social media website.
The vessel was docked at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay.
LE Samuel Beckett was commissioned in May 2014. She is approximately 90m long, and is designed to carry remotely operated submersibles and a decompression chamber for divers.
Like other OPVs in the Irish Naval Service, the ship’s primary mission is fisheries protection, search and rescue, and maritime protection operations, including vessel boardings.
Naval Today Staff, October 02, 2014; Image: Irish Navy/Dublin Port Company (Robbie Cox)