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July 1st 2016

LÉ William Butler Yeats maiden voyage on Sunday.

LÉ William Butler Yeats will sail on Sunday morning's tide (High Water 0530 hrs.).

TDC Pilot will conduct the ship to sea on behalf of Captain jerry Waller, the shipyard trials master.

She will remain at sea for these shipyard engine trials until Monday evening's tide or possibly Tuesday morning's tide before returning to the Middle Yard at Appledore.

She will finally sail on the 19th July for handover trials and over to Cork.