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HMS Defender moored at Marino Point

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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,814 ✭✭✭sparky42


    Tony H wrote: »
    Just saw this on the way out of Cobh , its moored at the IFI jetty should be able to see it well from Monkstown

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Defender_(D36)


    Why would it be at the the IFI Jetty?
    Edit, never mind the Harbour Commissioners own it now.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,488 ✭✭✭roadmaster


    I d say they are here due to Brexit and are going to give us the ship to be are new flagship in return for granting all the crew asylum


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,814 ✭✭✭sparky42


    roadmaster wrote: »
    I d say they are here due to Brexit and are going to give us the ship to be are new flagship in return for granting all the crew asylum


    Joking aside, we are getting more Port visits from the RN, this is the second time a 45 has been in this year.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,029 ✭✭✭Rhys Essien


    They put up this video of them coming in today.

    https://twitter.com/hmsdefender/status/1065989669991735306?s=21


  • Registered Users Posts: 907 ✭✭✭scuby


    It's tied up there the as pontoons in cobh were gone for maintenance, and water not deep enough beside the pier. It Draws 8m of water, so needed to go there instead


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