The all weather lifeboat was launched in severe weather conditions yesterday 17th April. A local fishing vessel was dragging her mooring towards a rocky shore while a visiting yacht struggled to find shelter or holding ground within the harbour. The lifeboat Alan Massey transferred two crew onto the fishing vessel [...]
On Sat 16th March two orange flares and one red flare had been reported to the east and south of Goat Island just off the western end of Long Island. Pagers went off at 20:58hrs. Engines started at 21:05 and the ALB proceeded out the north sound and south of the [...]
At 1:15 this morning 6 March 2013, assistance was requested in a search for a man missing with a young child. Both the all weather lifeboat and inshore lifeboat were launched and proceeded to Audley Cove, where assistance was given in the recovery of the body of the adult male. [...]
Baltimore RNLI Lifeboat launched at 05:20 this morning 12 Feb 2013 to participate in a search for a missing Spanish fisherman. The Alan Massey, proceeded to an area 20 miles SW of Mizen Head in West Cork. Alongside the Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat, 2 Irish Naval vessels, Coastguard helicopters, an Irish [...]
The Baltimore All-weather Lifeboat ‘Alan Massey’, was launched on a MEDEVAC to Cape Clear at 10.10am this morning. A woman had taken ill on the island and the lifeboat was asked to transfer her to the mainland. At 10.55am the lifeboat landed the patient to an ambulance that was waiting on [...]
Baltimore’s All weather Lifeboat was launched at 10.10am on the stations first call out of 2013. The Lifeboat was launched to carry out a MEDEVAC (medical evacuation) from Cape Clear Island.
The all-weather lifeboat launched this evening at 19:50 in severe weather conditions. A lone yachtsman had been reported missing at Rineen as he tried to secure his boat. Coxswain Kieran Cotter and crew Aidan Bushe, Brendan Cottrell, Jerry Smith, John O’Flynn and Brian McSweeney launched immediately. On arrival they ascertained [...]
Concerns were raised when a single handed yachtsman lost radio contact with Valentia Coastguard this morning 27/10/2012. The alarm was raised shortly before 8am and soon after the Tamar class all weather lifeboat was making its way toward the last position given by the yachstman 25 miles offshore. The coastguard [...]
A singlehanded sailor on passage from Falmouth to Baltimore called for assistance as darkness fell last night 21 September 2012. His yacht was at a position West of the Stags when he realised that he would not be able to make landfall alone safely. The Coastguard alerted Baltimore Lifeboat Station. The inshore Lifeboat Bessie was launched just after 22:00 reaching the yacht at 22:30. Tadhg Collins and Youen Jacob went on board to help stow the sails and to secure a tow-line. Helm Micheal Cottrell then towed the yacht to Baltimore Harbour, where she was moored up to the pontoon at 23:30 approx. The lifeboat was then given a deep clean in preparation for the following days all weather lifeboat naming celebrations of the Tamar class lifeboat, Alan Massey.
The RNLI all weather lifeboat Alan Massey was launched this morning at 07:00 to assist in the continuing search for the diver reported missing yesterday. Weather conditions are favourable but as the incident happened at a wreck site 12 miles offshore the search area is large.