Posts Tagged ‘cobh’

USS Porter in Cobh

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

USS Porter, (DDG-78) an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy, moored in Cobh this morning.

USS Porter

More photos here

P31 LE Eithne returns home from the Med

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The flagship of the Irish Naval Service, LE Eithne returned to Haulbowline from the Med this morning.
While on deployment she and her crew rescued over 3000 migrants.

P31 LE Eithne returns from the Med

P31 LE Eithne returns home


P62 LE James Joyce arrives in Haulbowline to join the Irish Naval Service

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The newest ship in the fleet, LE James Joyce arrived this morning in Cobh.

P62 LE James Joyce

P62 LE James Joyce alongside P31 LE Eithne

Cobh, from the water

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Cobh, looking fantastic from the water.

Empire State in Cobh

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

French Frigate la Motte-Picquet in Cobh

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

French anti-submarine frigate La Motte Picquet in Cobh today.

USS Leyte Gulf (CG-55) in Cobh

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf visited Cobh this weekend.

cobh from the sea

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

just a mobile phone snapshot of Cobh from the water today.

lovely weather.

search and rescure demonstration in Cobh today

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

The Coastguard, Naval Service, Air Corps, Civil Defence and more put on a superb search and rescue demonstration in Cobh today.
They showed rescues in a variety of situations – from fishing boats on fire to swimmers in the water.

S-61 winching operations

Lots more photos here.

naval service fleet review 2012

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

President Michael D. Higgins took part in a review of the Naval Service in Cobh yesterday.

5 ships took part, L.E. Eithne the flagship of the Irish Naval service, LE Niamh, LE Aisling, LE Aoife and HMS Mersey from the Royal Navy. LE Eithne was moored at the deepwater quay, waiting to welcome the president aboard for the review.

Once the 4 ships had arrived in Cobh, they anchored just offshore and prepared for the review.
L.E. Niamh, L.E. Aisling, L.E. Aoife and HMS Mersey arrive for the fleet review.

The president boarded LE Eithne, and LE Eithne moved down towards Whitegate, to turn and conduct the fleet review heading upriver.
President Higgins conducts fleet review

As LE Eithne passed each ship, they saluted each other.
L.E. Eithne passes HMS Mersey during fleet review.

L.E. Eithne passes L.E. Aoife during fleet review.

You can see more photos from the event on my flickr.