Pieter De Kam

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The SS Astrid: the decision to scrap her was made in consultation with the insurers after assessing the damage to the vessel when she sank at Quay Rock off Ballymacus Point near Kinsale, Co Cork, earlier this year.

The owner of the historic tall ship Astrid, which was salvaged last week after sinking off the west Cork coast yesterday, spoke of his sadness at the (...)

The 95-year-old brig ‘Astrid’ sinking near Kinsale last month. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The owner of the tall ship Astrid, which sank off the west Cork coast last month, yesterday expressed his delight at the news that a number of items f(...)

 The  Coast Guard is monitoring the vessel from the air and coast. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The captain of the tall ship Astrid, which sank off the west Cork coast last week, yesterday expressed his dismay at the news that thieves have stolen(...)

The Astrid early yesterday morning on rocks off the mouth of Oysterhaven harbour. Photograph: Michael Prior

Salvage experts will today meet the surveyors for the insurer of Dutch sail training ship, Astrid to put together a wreck removal plan to salvage the (...)

Video: 30 rescued as Dutch tall ship sinks off Cork coastline

  Irish and Dutch authorities are expected to investigate the circumstances surrounding the sinking of the 42m Tall Ship Astrid off the(...)