The Naval Service ship LE Róisin has joined the search for missing crewmen after a cargo ship sunk in the Irish Sea.
The Naval Service responded to the request from the Coastguard to assist in the search and diverted the ship from Dublin Bay.
The ship departed Dublin Bay at approx 2.00pm for the search area.
An Air Corps CASA aircraft is already on scene assisting with the search.
Naval Today Staff , November 28, 2011;