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New Naval Service Vessel on Sea Trials

The new Naval Service ship LE Samuel Beckett underwent successful sea trials in the UK this week. The ship, built by Babcock Marine in Appledore, Devon, is now on route home and is expected to arrive in the Naval Base, Haulbowline, Cork on Wednesday morning (30th April 2014). The ship will be formally named and commissioned into the Naval Service on Saturday 17th May 2014. Further information will issue in advance of the commissioning ceremony.

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