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Double trouble in West Cork

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Published on: August 4, 2012

04/08/2012 A busy bank holiday weekend required the attention of Baltimore Lifeboat in two separate incidents. The first alarm was raised at 19:15 when it was reported that a yacht was in difficulty near Ballydehob. Helm Micheal Cottrell with crew Ronan Callanan and Diarmuid Collins in the Inshore Lifeboat Bessie [...]

ALB & ILB in search near Glandore

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Published on: July 10, 2012

A missing dinghy in Glandore this evening 10th July gave rise to concern that a sailor had not returned safely. The Coastguard raised the alarm at 20:36 and requested that both lifeboats based in Baltimore be launched to initiate a search and rescue operation. The Tamar class all weather lifeboat [...]

Alan Massey at Baltimore Pier for Divisional Inspection

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Published on: July 6, 2012

60 ft schooner dragging anchor in Crookhaven

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Published on: June 30, 2012

A 60ft schooner with 3 persons on board called for help as she was dragging anchor in Crookhaven today 30 June. The alarm was raised at 15:03 requesting the RNLI Tamar class all weather lifeboat Alan Massey to assist. The lifeboat was within 3 miles of Crookhaven when she was [...]

Disabled yacht towed to Union Hall

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Published on: June 23, 2012

A yacht experiencing engine difficulty 2 miles East of Adams Island near Glandore Harbour, West Cork made a call for assistance as variable wind conditions impeded progress to safety. The alarm was raised at 20:04 this evening Saturday 23 June. Within minutes the RNLI allweather lifeboat Alan Massey was leaving [...]

Lifeboat tasked to medical emergency

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Published on: June 14, 2012

A call for assistance came for a second time today when the bleepers went off at 21:55, this time for the all weather lifeboat. The coastguard had issued a request for an immediate medical evacuation from Sherkin Island. In difficult weather conditions Coxswain Kieran Cotter, with mechanic Cathal Cottrell and crew Jerry Smith, [...]

Disabled yacht in tow and heading for Baltimore

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Published on: May 21, 2012

The disabled yacht has been taken under tow near three castle head. Two people were on board the yacht and are reported safe. A member of the lifeboat crew has been put on board the yacht to assist with the passage back to Baltimore.

ALB launched to assist disabled yacht

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Published on: May 21, 2012

At 20:02 this evening, Valentia Coastguard raised an alarm concerning a yacht disabled 5 miles South of Mizen Head. The Tamar class all weather lifeboat Alan Massey was launched to give assistance to the 35ft yacht and is currently en route to the stricken vessel. Although weather conditions are good, [...]

Medical Evacuation from Tanker

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Published on: April 13, 2012

At 18:22 this evening Baltimore Lifeboat was asked to go to the assistance of a merchant seaman in urgent need of medical attention on board the Tanker Clarisa. The tanker was 4.8 nautical miles SW of Cape Clear at the time of the alert.

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