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|Operator:||Coiste an Asgard|
|Port of registry:||Dublin, Ireland|
|Builder:||Arklow, County Wicklow|
|Commissioned:||7 March 1981|
|Identification:||Official Number 402135|
|Fate:||Sank, 11 September 2008, Bay of Biscay|
|Type:||Sail training vessel|
|Length:||26.6 m (87 ft 3 in) (overall)|
Asgard II was the Irish national sail training vessel, until she sank in the Bay of Biscay in 2008. A brigantine, she was commissioned on 7 March 1981 and purpose-built as a sail training vessel by Jack Tyrrell in Arklow, County Wicklow. She was named after the Asgard, a yacht which smuggled weapons for the Irish Volunteers in 1914.
The vessel was owned by the Irish state and operated by Coiste an Asgard (a founding member of Sail Training International). For a period of time in the early eighties, the vessel was commissioned by UCC for use in marine research. Asgard II had a traditional figurehead in the form of a carving of Granuaile.
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