Ships of the Irish Naval Service 1946 -

Formerly the Coastal and Marine Service 1923 - 1924, and The Marine Service 1939 - 1946

Name Formerly Type/Class Date Commissioned Date Disposed    
Dainty HMT Dainty Admiralty Rescue Tug 1923   Built by Finch
Chepstow 1918
 
Muirchu HMS Helga Fishery Protection Vessel 1922 1947 Built by Dublin Dockyard 1908
John Dunn HMT John Dunn Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923  

Built by Ferguson,
Port Glasgow1918

 
John Dutton HMT John Dutton Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Ferguson,
Port Glasgow1918
 
William Horner HMT William Honner Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923  

Built by Ferguson,
Port Glasgow1918

 
Robert Murray HMT Robert Murray Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Cochrane of Selby 1919  
Thomas Thresher HMT Thomas Thresher Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Cochrane of Selby 1918  
Christopher Dixon HMT Christopher Dixon Mersey Class Armed Trawler 1923 1930 Built by Cochrane of Selby 1918  
TR24 HMT TR24 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1917  
TR25 HMT TR25 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1918  
TR27 HMT TR27 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1918  
TR29 HMT TR29 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1918  
TR30 HMT TR30 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1918  
TR31 HMT TR31 Canadian Castle Class Armed Trawler 1923   Built by Vickers Montreal 1918  
Inisherer   Drifter 1922      
John S. Somers HMD
John S Summers
Drifter 1922      
ML1   Motor Launch 1922    
ML2   Motor Launch 1922    
ML3   Motor Launch 1922    
Fort Rannoch --------------- Trawler 1937 1947    
M1   Motor Torpedo Boat 1940 1948  
M2   Motor Torpedo Boat 1940 1948    
M3   Motor Torpedo Boat 1940 1948    
M4   Motor Torpedo Boat 1942 1948    
M5   Motor Torpedo Boat 1942 1948    
M6   Motor Torpedo Boat 1943 1948    
MPV Shark            
TV Isallt   Sail Training Vessel      
LE Macha HMS Borage (1942) Flower Class Corvette 1946 1970  
LE Maev HMS Oxlip (1941) Flower Class Corvette 1947 1972    
LE Cliona HMSBellwort (1941) Flower Class Corvette 1947 1970  
LE Grainne HMS Oulston (1956) ConistonClass
Coastal Minesweeper
1971 1985    
LE Banba HMS Alverton (1954) ConistonClass
Coastal Minesweeper
1971 1983    
LE Fola (CM12) HMS Blaxton (1955) ConistonClass
Coastal Minesweeper
1971 1986    
LE Deirdre (P20) -------------- Offshore Patrol Vessel 1972    
LE Emer (P21) -------------- Offshore Patrol Vessel 1977    
LE Aoife (P22) -------------- Offshore Patrol Vessel 1979    

LE Aisling (P23)

-------------- Offshore Patrol Vessel 1980    
LE Eithne (P31) -------------- Helicopter Patrol Vessel 1984    
LE Orla (P41) HMS Swift (1985) Peacock Class Patrol Vessel 1989    
LE Ciara (P42) HMS Swallow (1984) Peacock Class Patrol Vessel 1989    
LE Setanta (A15) Isolda (1953)
-for Commissioners of Irish Lights.
Patrol and Training Vessel 1976 1984 Built by Liffey Dockyard Dublin.
LE Ferdia (A16) Helen Basse (1965) Stern Trawler
used as
Patrol Vessel
1977 1977

Photo by John Harrington of Sovereign Dive Club.

(courtesy of Ger Harrington)

LE Roisin (P51) Offshore Patrol Vessel 1999    
LENiamh (P52) Offshore Patrol Vessel 2001    
             
             
             

 

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