An early morning photograph from the Liffey quayside. The USCGC Eagle is docked at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. The US Coast Guard are offering free tours of the vessel until Monday evening. They set sail again on Tuesday.
The three week sailing from Connecticut wasn’t without incident. A recruit fell overboard while on duty off the Cork coast. The man overboard was back on the ship within 11 minutes setting a record in the ships 70 year history.