MARINE NOTICE, No 056 of 2017

Sarsfield's Lock and Arthur's Quay; © esri; click to" esri-map Limerick-Town and Arthur's Quay"
Sarsfield’s Lock and Arthur’s Quay; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 56 of 2017

Shannon Navigation

Limerick – Sarsfield’s Lock

Opening Schedule

Waterways Ireland wishes advise masters and owners of vessels of the current schedule. The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 only during the hours of operation as shown below.

 Friday 30th June 09:00am – 12:00pm
 Thurs 6th July  2:00pm – 5:00pm
 Monday 17th July  10:00am – 1:00pm
 Friday 21th July  2:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday 31 July 10:00am – 1:00pm

Masters are advised to contact the ESB Ardnacrusha hydroelectric power station (00353 (0)87 9970131) 48 hours in advance of commencing their journey to book passage through the locks at Ardnacrusha.
It is advised NOT to undertake a voyage if more than one turbine is operating (20MW), due to the increased velocity of flow in the navigation channel, which can be dangerous. To ascertain automatically in real time how many turbines are running, users can phone 00353 (0)87 6477229.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 25 Jun 2017

Sarsfields Lock upstream; © Captain’s Handbook
Sarsfields Lock upstream; © CHB

Sarsfields Lock downstream; © Captain’s Handbook
Sarsfields Lock downstream; © CHB

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