Mayoral Reception for the crew of LE James Joyce

On Wednesday 22nd March 2017, the Mayor of Waterford City & County Cllr. Adam Wyse extended a Mayoral Reception to the Captain & Crew of the LE James Joyce, twinned with Waterford, for saving 2,594 lives in a humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean in 2016.

The reception coincided with the visit by the L.E. James Joyce to Waterford on March 21st – 23rd 2017.

Lieutenant Commander Manning gave a compelling account of the horrific stories of recovering 21 bodies during their humanitarian mission as well as the rewarding accounts of the 2,594 lives which they assisted in rescuing.

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