Archives for 2010 (21)

Baltimore lifeboat search & rescue operation aborted

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Published on: December 29, 2010

Date: 29/12/2010 Concern about an overdue small boat with two persons on board led to a call for Baltimore lifeboat to carry out a search and rescue operation in Dunmanus Bay, West Cork. Two men in a small dinghy had earlier put to sea in poor weather conditions. Visibility was [...]

Baltimore Community News Winter 2010

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Published on: November 25, 2010

Baltimore Busiest in Summer 2010 RNLI Chief Executive 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 November 19th. RNLI Divisional Inspector Martyn Smyth and RNLI Trustee Peter [...]

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 [...]

RNLI Baltimore in moonlit midnight tow

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Published on: October 21, 2010

Date: 21/10/2010 Baltimore RNLI All Weather lifeboat was requested to go to the assistance of a 35′ wooden yacht, which was disabled approx 4nm SE of Mizen Head with three people on board. The alarm was raised at 12.21am and the lifeboat launched under Coxswain Kieran Cotter at 1230am. Wind [...]

Baltimore Busiest Station in Republic of Ireland Summer 2010

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Published on: September 28, 2010

Date: 28/09/2010 Preliminary figures* for summer 2010,  indicate that RNLI lifeboats were requested to launch 312 times during June, July and August in the Republic of Ireland. Baltimore was the busiest station with a total of 23 services. Two lifeboats are based at the Baltimore station, Hilda Jarrett, an all-weather [...]

RNLI Baltimore Inshore Lifeboat tows race yacht to safety

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Published on: September 11, 2010

Date: 11/09/2010 A yacht suffering equipment damage and in danger of being dismasted prompted a call for assistance to the RNLI at 13:16 on Saturday afternoon. The Schull based 1720 sportsboat had been participating in the Irish 1720 National Championships being run out of Baltimore Sailing Club, when the forestay [...]

Baltimore RNLI assist as sailor winched to safety

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Published on: August 28, 2010

Date: 28/08/2010 Baltimore RNLI Lifeboat crews went to the assistance of a yacht which reported a man overboard 1 mile to the east of Baltimore Beacon. Baltimore all weather lifeboat Hilda Jarrett under the command of coxswain Kieran Cotter and Baltimore inshore lifeboat Bessie, helmed by John Kearney were alerted [...]

RNLI Baltimore Lifeboat Assists Yacht Adrift

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Published on: July 26, 2010

Date: 26/07/2010 The Baltimore RNLI inshore lifeboat Bessie, was launched this evening (Monday 26 July) to assist a yacht that was adrift west of the Kedge Island near Baltimore, West Cork. The 26ft yacht with two people on board had been making its way from Glandore to Schull when its [...]

Baltimore RNLI Lifeboat evacuates medical casualty

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Published on: July 24, 2010

Date: 24/07/2010 The Baltimore RNLI all-weather lifeboat Hilda Jarrett was called to medically evacuate a 12 year old girl from Cape Clear this evening. The all-weather lifeboat Hilda Jarrett was launched within minutes of the alarm being raised at 17:04. The lifeboat proceeded to the North Harbour on Cape Clear [...]

Cork man takes part in world famous Mongol Rally to raise funds for the RNLI

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Published on: July 21, 2010

Date: 21/07/2010 Cork man James (Jerry) Barry is going to extraordinary lengths to raise funds for the Baltimore RNLI lifeboat this weekend (Saturday 24 July 2010) when he takes part in the most unusual car rally in the world. James along with his friend Mark Smeaton from Newcastle have won [...]

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