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Alan Massey at Baltimore Pier for Divisional Inspection

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Published on: July 6, 2012

Baltimore Lifeboat Greets Passing Volvo Ocean Yachts

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Published on: July 5, 2012

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Ian Walker from the UK, rounding the Fastnet Rock on leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race) Volvo Ocean Race

Navigators

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Published on: April 21, 2012

Ronan Callanan and Sean Mc Carthy study electronic charts during a navigation exercise aboard Baltimore Lifeboat today.

Tomorrow Sunday 21st at 11am Baltimore lifeboat will rendevous with the Cape Clear ferry Dún an óir in Baltimore harbour to undertake a scenario based exercise. With the ferries heading into their busy season, training like this is valuable to both the lifeboat crew and ferry crew. It will help them develope their knowledge, skills and confidence to be able to deal with the events that everyone hopes will never happen. Thanks to the crew, managment and staff of the Cape Clear ferry for their time and help.

The night Spiderman dropped in

Ciaran Mc Hugh from rescue 115.

‘Spiderman’ was Ciaran Mc Hugh from the Shannon based Coastguard Rescue Helicopter. He was lowered from the new Sikorsky S-92 helicopter to the deck of our new Tamar class lifeboat, during a night training exercise. The S-92 will take over duties from the much older Sikorsky based at Shannon in a couple of months. Best of Luck to all of the Rescue 115 crew with their new flying machine.

Helicopter Exercise Photo

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Published on: April 19, 2012

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Alan Massey took part in a joint nightiime exercise with the Irish Coastguard Helicopter last night. RNLI photographer Nigel Millard was on board to record the action.

Bessie in Helicopter Highline Exercise

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Published on: July 3, 2011

Aedan Coffey snapped this photo of Bessie in an exercise with the Coastguard helicopter on the Ilen River coinciding with a Summer Fete at Inisbeg

RNLI CEO at Fastnet Lighthouse

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Published on: November 20, 2010

Date: 20/11/2010   RNLI CEO Paul Boissier, was given a whistle stop tour of the Baltimore Lifeboat area of service, including a close up encounter with the Fastnet Lighthouse during a visit to the station on 19/11/2010. RNLI Divisional Inspector Martyn Smyth and RNLI Trustee Peter Crowley had accompanied Mr [...]

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