Thursday 1st August 2013 - Naval Service come to the Assistance of Fishing Vessel .

The LÉ NIAMH responded to a request for immediate assistance from the Irish registered Fishing Vessel 'SAINT CLAIRE' approximately 80 miles west of the Dingle Peninsula yesterday evening.

The Fishing Vessel had engineering problems and was unable to generate power. The LÉ NIAMH responded and was on site within an hour.

A team boarded the vessel to assess the situation, it was subsequently taken under tow and is currently being brought to Castletownbere, West Cork, where it is expected to arrive later this evening.

All crew are safe and uninjured.

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Press Release Date: Thursday 1st August 2013

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