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    Howth Lifeboat in Dun Laoghaire

    November 26, 2009

    Sunny day in the Harbour and the Howth Lifeboat is on the hard for quick powerwash of her hull.

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    It’s an all-weather Trent Class designed to lie afloat at deep water moorings or at berth. The sheerline sweeps down for ease of survivor recovery and the hull is of a ‘hard chine’ design

    Name: Roy Barker III
    Length: 14.26m(46ft 9in)
    Range: 250n. miles
    Beam: 4.9m (16ft 1in)
    Crew: 6

    Displacement 27.5 tonne
    Construction: Fibre Reinforced Composite
    Speed: 25 knots

    Howth Lifeboat website

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