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Refuel & crew change for ILB

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Published on: January 15, 2012

The crew of the inshore lifeboat RIB Bessie have been searching for casualties since early this morning in Glandore Harbour. Helm John Kearney & crew Tadhg Collins & Jim Baker are now being relieved by an alternate crew. The RIB has been refuelled and will rejoin the search shortly.

Search Continues

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Published on: January 15, 2012

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 [...]

Search & Rescue operation underway near Glandore Harbour

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Published on: January 15, 2012

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 [...]

Early morning call

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Published on: January 15, 2012

At 06:11 on Sunday morning the pagers issued an alert to launch ALB Hilda Jarrett. More news to follow as it becomes available.

Memories of Hilda

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Published on: January 14, 2012


Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting photos of Hilda in action – this shot was taken by Cathal Cottrell and merited an award from the RNLI Photographer of the year competition.

Tamar – Alan Massey in Torbay

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Published on: January 14, 2012

Nigel Millard snapped this shot of the Alan Massey on exercise in Torbay on 11 Jan 2012.

 

Getting to know Alan Massey

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Published on: January 12, 2012

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 [...]

Irish Examiner feature new Tamar Alan Massey

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Published on: January 11, 2012

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 [...]

Alan Massey

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Published on: January 9, 2012

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

Cape Clear Medical Evacuation

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Published on: December 7, 2011

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.

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