Medivac from Yacht in Crookhaven

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Published on: July 15, 2013

At 00:04 on Sunday 14 July a call was received to provide medical assistance for an adult male who had dislocated his shoulder following a previous injury. The man and his wife had been on a 40ft yacht at a mooring in Crookhaven harbour. The Tamar class all weather lifeboat Alan Massey proceeded to Crookhaven, where crew Jerry Smith boarded the yacht to provide first aid. The man was taken off the yacht and taken by the lifeboat to rendezvous with an ambulance for further medical attention. Onboard were Coxswain Aidan Bushe, Mechanic Cathal Cottrell, Brian MacSweeney, Jerry Smith and Pat Collins.

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