The MY Jairo Mora Sandoval is a vessel in the Sea Shepherd fleet. It is the latest addition and the fifth current vessel. It was purchased by Sea Shepherd UK and announced on June 26th, 2013. The vessel was named after Jairo Mora Sandoval, a sea turtle conservationist murdered in Costa Rica in May, 2013. The vessel was set to be revealed in August, 2013, but was delayed to a later date.
Operation Sunu GaalEdit
In January of 2014, it was announced that the Jairo Mora Sandoval was deployed in West Africa to assist the Senegal government in locating illegal fishing operations.