Irish Lights ship “Skua”

This November 2004 pic of “Skua” shows her moored in Dun Laoghaire harbour where she was kept as a spare. The vessel was sold to Arklow Shipping in December 2004 and the tug “Sea Trogan” towed her to Arklow on 13th June,2005 . Apparently she was offered for sale again in January 2006 and her present whereabouts are unknown.


Length: 116.5 ft

Beam: 25 ft

Draught: 15 ft

Authority: Commissioners of Irish Lights, Dublin

Year of construction: 1960

Shipyard: Phillip & Son, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Yard-No.: 1303

Tender price: £133,398

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