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  • IE Eithne class



        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    NZ Protector OPV class 2010


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    1910full load (tn)
    81length (m)
    12beam (m)
    4.30draught (m)
    7000range (nm)
    20max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm


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        Typical Max
    IE Irish Air Corps SNIA Alouette III 11
    IE Irish Air Corps SNIA SA365F Dauphin 2 11

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    IE Verlome Dockyard - Rushbrooke1

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    IEIrish Naval ServiceP31LÉ EithneEIYS19842022
    NZRoyal New Zealand NavyP55Protector OPV class HMNZS WellingtonZMFS - WGN2010--
    NZRoyal New Zealand NavyP148Protector OPV class HMNZS OtagoZMKF - OTA2010--

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    1982-dec-15Laid downIE P31 LÉ Eithne
    1983-dec-19LaunchedIE P31 LÉ Eithne
    1984-dec-7CommissionedIE P31 LÉ Eithne
    2005-jun-24DeploymentIE P31 LÉ Eithne Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitIE P31 LÉ Eithne Present at International Festival of the Sea in Portsmouth
    2006-feb-6DeploymentIE P31 LÉ Eithne Departed for 2 month goodwill visit to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, returning to Cork on 7 Apr 2006
    2022-julDecommissionedIE P31 LÉ Eithne End of life. Possibility of becoming a museum ship, pending Irish Gov decision on viability.

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