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Asgard Artefacts Come to the Surface

8th July 2010
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Asgard Artefacts Come to the Surface

A team of Irish Divers has brought to the surface items from the wrecked hull of the Sail training Vessel Asgard II. Photographs of the dive team with the ships wheel and bell are below. The Sail training organisation Coiste an Asgard says it will be seeking the “return” of items retrieved by Irish divers from the wreck of its ship Asgard II off the northwest French coast this week. As well as retrieving the ships wheel and bell, the dive team also took extensive video and stills. The Diver team comprised as follows Frank McKenna from Kilkenny, Brendan Flanagan from Longford, Timmy Carey from Cork, Eoin Mc Garry (expedition organiser) from Waterford, Philip Murphy from Kilkenny, Stephane Portrait originally from Brittany (now resident in Cork), and Yann (boat skipper Belle Ile).

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The dive team: Frank Mc Kenna from Kilkenny, Brendan Flanagan from Longford, Timmy Carey from Cork, Eoin Mc Garry (expedition organiser) from Waterford, Philip Murphy from Kilkenny, Stephane Portrait originally from Brittany (now resident in Cork), Yann (boat skipper Belle Ile) Photo: Stephane Portrait
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The wheel of Asgard II before being brought to the surface. Photo: Timmy Carey

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