15/01/2012 Coxswain Kieran Cotter aboard ALB Hilda Jarrett, confirmed that the search is continuing for casualties after a Union Hall based fishing vessel sank on the west side of Adams Island earlier today. The area is strewn with debris and diesel. The lifeboat is operating in difficult conditions although visibility [...]
15/01/2012 The all weather lifeboat Hilda Jarrett was launched at 6:20 following an alert from Valentia Coastguard that reports had been received of a fishing vessel sinking near Union Hall in West Cork. The lifeboat is conducting a search and rescue operation at the mouth of Glandore Harbour with Courtmacsherry [...]
At 06:11 on Sunday morning the pagers issued an alert to launch ALB Hilda Jarrett. More news to follow as it becomes available.
The Alan Massey is a Tamar class lifeboat introduced by the RNLI in 2005. Knowing the technical specifications and key features will surely impress – not to mention being worth bonus points at next table quiz ! Category All weather Introduced 2005 Displacement 32 Tonnes Length 16.3 m Beam/width 5.3m [...]
Baltimore crew get new hi-tech lifeboat By Eoin English THE heroic lifeboat crew involved in some of the state’s most dramatic rescues are training in England this week to prepare for the arrival of a state-of-the-art new vessel. The RNLI confirmed last night that Baltimore lifeboat station in West Cork [...]
Excitement is mounting at the imminent arrival of the new Tamar class all weather lifeboat named Alan Massey in Baltimore next month. Crews are participating in training at Poole and work is commencing on renovations at the station in Bull Point. Wednesday February 15th is the scheduled arrival date and we hope there will be a big welcome from lifeboat supporters. She is pictured here whilst undergoing boatyard trials in Plymouth. Checkout the specifications on the ALB Alan Massey page
Date: 07/12/2011 An alarm was raised today at 12:28 pm when a child required medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island. The all weather lifeboat Hilda Jarrett was launched immediately and brought the child to Baltimore pier.
Baltimore Lifeboat has been no stranger to high profile rescues over its many years of service, but in the eyes of the world, Summer 2011 eclipsed all previous rescues. As so often before the exploits of Baltimore Lifeboat were inexorably linked with the Fastnet Rock when in an astonishing turn [...]