Monday 4th July 2016

le W B Yates the Irish Navies latest ship returns to Appledore after builders trials.

le W B YATES has requested a TDC Pilot for the mornings tide (Tuesday 5th July 2016 High water 0710 hrs.) to conduct the ship in to the Middle Yard after reportedly successful Builders trials over the last two days and nights.

Pilot R. Hoad will board via the Lundy Puffin, and one of the ship's fast Rigid Inflatable Boats. Leaving Appledore Quay at 0510 hrs.

She will subsequently sail on the 19th of July for Ireland after acceptance trials.WBYATES NormH July16
W. B. Yates sailing for the first time on Sunday. photo N. Hardaker