Eithne P31

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Eithne Moored at the Oil Wharf at Haulbowline

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Publicity photo of Eithne during exercise

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View of Fo'rd superstructure

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View from aft,looking Fo'rd

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Bow view at Cork,1987

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Eithne being fitted out after launch ,Verolme Dockyard

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The Hull being Blessed prior to launch

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Its the job of these guys to push the ship down the slipway....

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and off she goes...

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the last ship built at Verolme Cork Dockyard,Rushbrooke ,Cobh.

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Bilge Keel and Gyroscopic stabilizers shown here retracted.

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Stern section prior to launch without Rudder or Twin Screws

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Model of Eithne at the Officers Mess,Haulbowline.

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At Berth in Cork during the 50th anniversary in company with the Montreal and the Vaedderen

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With Dauphin on the Helideck during the Tall Ships race in Cork Harbour,1991

Weapons and Equipment

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Dauphin SA365f tied down to the Helideck during Exercise

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Dauphin Preparing for takeoff (notice tiedowns removed,harpoon holding aircraft to honeycomb)

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Rhein-Metall 20mm Cannon

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Wallop 57mm Rocket launcher being fired(illum)