Asgard II Artifacts Recovered

The divers who recovered the bell and wheel from the Irish sail training vessel Asgard II are reported to have said they intend to return the recovered artifacts to the State. The Asgard II sank on the 11th September 2008 in the Bay of Biscay off the coast of France and now lies in over 80 m of water on the Continental Shelf. The 5 crew and 20 trainees abandoned the vessel after she started sinking.