The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) station at Clogherhead in Ireland’s County Louth held an official naming ceremony for its newest lifeboat on Saturday, August 31.
The €2.5 million (US$2.76 million) vessel has been christened Michael O’Brien in honour of a former lifeboat coxswain who had served with Arklow RNLI.
Michael O’Brien has a length of 13.6 metres, a beam of 4.54 metres, a draught of 0.75 metres, and a speed of 27 knots. It has been operating with Clogherhead RNLI since July.
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