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|
|Status of ship :||In Service|