Skip to main content

Diving Operation For Irish Fishing Vessel “Alize”

Friday 24th January 2020, 3.10pm
LÉ Samuel Beckett P61
Diving Operation For Irish Fishing Vessel “Alize” Which Sank Off Hook Head

On request from An Garda Síochána, Óglaigh na hÉireann deployed the Naval Service Diving Section to conduct operations at the site of Irish fishing Vessel “Alize” which sank off Hook Head on the 4th of January.

Operating from the Commissioners of Irish Lights vessel ILV Granuaile with support from LÉ Samuel Beckett, naval personnel over the last two days conducted specialised surface-supplied diving operations and have this afternoon recovered a body from the wreck.

The remains have been embarked onboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett and will be brought ashore later this evening.

Press Release Date: 24th January 2020

For Further Information contact:

Press Officer: Comdt. James O'Hara

Tel: 045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503

Mobile: 087 2482130

E-mail: Press Officer