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Wednesday 1st June 2016

Irish Naval ship trials dates. Welsh Piper due at Yelland.

The new build Irish Naval ship the le William Butler Yates is due to sail on shipyard trials on Sunday 3rd July for about 4 days, before returning to her berth at the Middle Yard Appledore.

She will then sail on acceptance trials on Tuesday 19th July, and all being well will sail direct for Ireland.

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The Willaim Butler Yates on her float out in March 2016.

Suction dredger mv WELSH PIPER has booked a TDC Pilot for Friday evenings tide at YELLAND QUAY. (1731 hrs 6.9m Yelland tide). She will berth an hour before high water and sail about an hour and ahalf after high water after landing her 1300 tonnes of sea dredged sand from the CULVER BANK.