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What is this hull from

Posted by Robbie 
What is this hull from
10 November, 2017 12:37
Coming through (SAD) Lowtown over the summer, I saw this Hull upside down, and wondered what sort of vessel this Hull was from.
The shape looks very eye pleasing

Any ideas......
Re: What is this hull from
10 November, 2017 13:33
Bit more to the story, but some of it here:

[www.iwai.ie]

The one where the owner was located is the one in your picture AFAIK
Re: What is this hull from
10 November, 2017 15:05
Hi Paul
Thanks for the info and a great read. The Boats I saw on my trip were not as bad as the ones in the photos on the link.
Shame on People for being so inconsiderate, as bad as fly tipping
Still dont know what the Hull came from....
Re: What is this hull from
11 November, 2017 10:35
Hi Robbie,

Its a boat called the "Rosbeg". She was originally built as a small survey steamer for the Dublin Port & Docks Board. Originally called "Erin" and later "Depthfinder" and renamed "Rosbeg" in 1947. Built in Dublin Dockyard Co. Re-engined in the 1960s with diesel power. She was sold by the board to a fisherman in Howth sometime later.

Pat Sweeney's book "Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding" has a half page on her.

Best Wishes,

Colin
Re: What is this hull from
11 November, 2017 11:56
Quote:
Colin Becker
Hi Robbie,
Its a boat called the "Rosbeg". She was originally built as a small survey steamer for the Dublin Port & Docks Board. Originally called "Erin" and later "Depthfinder" and renamed "Rosbeg" in 1947. Built in Dublin Dockyard Co. Re-engined in the 1960s with diesel power. She was sold by the board to a fisherman in Howth sometime later.

Pat Sweeney's book "Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding" has a half page on her.

Best Wishes,

Colin

Hi Colin
Much appreciate the information, though she was worth asking about, pity she is in such a state, but anyway she is still there to be saved at some time in the furure
Regards Robbie
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