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Arklow Fame - Collision Damage Repairs in Dublin

Photographs  Tony Brennan 2007

Exceptionally heavy rain on the afternoon of July 05, 2007 caused problems for the 4,500dwt cargo ship, ARKLOW FAME. Whilst she was transiting the canal she came into contact with Irlam Railway Viaduct due to her being caught be an exceptionally strong current caused by the high rainfall.

ARKLOW FAME is seen here in Dublin undergoing repairs on July 10.

IMO number :9361720
Name of ship :ARKLOW FAME
Call Sign :EIXN
Gross tonnage :2998
Type of ship :General Cargo
Year of build :2006
Flag :Ireland
Status of ship :In Service

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