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Medical Evacuation in Church Strand

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Published on: August 1, 2013

A 3 masted barque called for assistance after a middle aged woman sustained leg injuries following a fall. A local GP went aboard and assessed injuries calling for immediate medical evacuation. The boat was anchored in Church Strand 50 m from the Lifeboat Station House. Coxswain Kieran Cotter went alongside [...]

ALB & ILB respond to reported sighting of flares

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Published on: July 31, 2013

31 July 2013 Baltimore RNLI lifeboats were involved in two separate incidents to investigate reported sightings of flares. On Saturday 27 July at 8:17pm, a red flare was reported in the area of Inisbeg. The inshore lifeboat was carriage launched from the slip in it’s first service from the redeveloped [...]

Baltimore RNLI tow yacht with 2 people on board to safety

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Published on: July 26, 2013

26 July 2013 Baltimore RNLI lifeboat was called today at  6:36pm Friday 26 July to assist a yacht in difficulty west of the Stags Rocks near Baltimore Harbour in West Cork. The 30ft yacht had 2 people on board, a man and a woman, when their engine failed and they [...]

Statuette Awarded

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Published on: July 24, 2013

All weather lifeboat crew Eoin Ryan was presented with a statuette today by Ronan Boyle RNLI in recognition of his contribution to Baltimore lifeboat station.

Medical Evacuation from Cape Clear

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Published on: July 20, 2013

The Baltimore RNLI all weather lifeboat was called to provide a medical evacuation today 20 July when a young boy on Cape Clear Island with a suspected appendicitis needed immediate medical attention. Coxwain Kieran Cotter and his crew received the call for assistance at 1:58 pm. The Tamar class lifeboat [...]

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 [...]

Medical Evacuation from Cape Clear Island

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Published on: July 7, 2013

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The all weather lifeboat was called out this afternoon 7th July to medically evacuate a casualty from Cape Clear Island. Following the call for assistance at 14:12 this afternoon, the Alan Massey proceeded to North Harbour on under the direction of Coxswain Kieran Cotter. A young woman who had suffered a leg injury requiring medical attention was taken on board and taken to Baltimore Harbour. Crew on board were mechanic Brian McSweeney, Sean McCarthy, Pat Collins, Aidan Bushe

 

 

Disabled Fishing Boat near Sherkin Island

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Published on: June 11, 2013

Both RNLI Baltimore lifeboats were called to assist a disabled fishing boat at 18:19 this evening 11th June. The Hardy 20 half decker with 2 persons on board was departing Sherkin Island when they experienced engine failure. The disabled vessel drifted onto Garrison point due to south easterly winds. When the all weather lifeboat arrived on scene one of the fishing crew had jumped onto rocks ashore in an attempt to keep the boat off the rocks in a dangerous surge.

Coxswain Aidan Bushe took the vessel in tow and brought her to safe moorings while the inshore lifeboat stood by. Once the boat had been secured the inshore life boat returned the 2 adult men to the safety of shore.

On board the all weather lifeboat were Coxswain Aidan Bushe, mechanic Jerry Smith, Brendan Cottrell, Sean McCarthy, Pat Collins, John O’Flynn and Ronnie Carthy

On board the inshore lifeboat were Helm Kieran Collins and crew John McDonagh and Shane Sweeney

Yacht adrift near Mizen Head

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Published on: June 2, 2013

RNLI Baltimore all weather lifeboat was launched today Sunday June 2nd to assist a yacht in difficulty 1 mile south of Mizen Head in West Cork.

The 32 ft yacht with 4 persons on board had been propped by a pot buoy immobilising her in the water.

The alarm was raised at 10:41. The lifeboat Alan Massey was launched minutes later. The lifeboat proceeded to Broe Head to rendezvous with the distressed vessel.

A local RIB who had commenced towing passed the tow to the lifeboat and the yacht was then taken by the lifeboat to the safety of Crookhaven Pier.

This is the second shout this week for the lifeboat. Last Thursday three men without life jackets were rescued when their punt overturned near Horse Island.

On board were: Coxswain Kieran Cotter, Mechanic Jerry Smith, Pat Collins, Simon Duggan, Brian McSweeney, and father and son Anthony & Ger Sheehy.

Three rescued from water

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Published on: May 29, 2013

Baltimore RNLI lifeboats responded to an emergency in the Ballydehob area this evening 29th May 2013. The alarm was raised at 17.45 and both the all-weather and inshore lifeboats responded immediately. A kayaker had reported persons in the water between Horse Island and Audley cove. The ILB helmed by Michael [...]

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