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LE Orla and LE Eithne

  • 24-09-2013 3:56am
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,348 ✭✭✭


    Anyone know where the LE Orla and LE Eithne are off to? Seen early this morning on ais entering the English Channel.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 138 ✭✭ruserious


    There's an English patrol vessel slightly ahead of them so one imagines some kind of joint exercise. Strange they let the AIS on.


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 2,688 Mod ✭✭✭✭Morpheus


    Probably a training exercise. Theyve all been following the same track for the last while. AIS not needed to be switched off for training?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,195 ✭✭✭goldie fish


    The RN no longer have enough ships to patrol the channel, the Irish NS have stepped in to assist.....


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 15,665 Mod ✭✭✭✭Tabnabs


    It's alright though, the French still have a few proper ships in the area...


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,984 ✭✭✭mikeym


    Possible foreign trip???


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,195 ✭✭✭goldie fish


    mikeym wrote: »
    Possible foreign trip???

    Exactly. Both are due on Courtesy visit to Portsmouth today, along with FS Pluvier,
    FS_PLUVIER_585013.940x1000.jpg


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