When the Fastnet Race starts in Cowes, Isle of Wight today three Baltimore Lifeboatmen will be on board Anthony O’ Leary’s Kerr 39 ‘Antix’. Station mechanic Cathal Cottrell, Inshore Lifeboat Helm Youen Jacob and Assistant Coxswain Pat Collins are part of the thirteen crew aboard. Best of luck to the [...]
Congratulations to Brigit Cotter who was presented with a Gold Badge from the RNLI at their annual awards ceremony at the Barbican theatre in London. The award was presented by HRH the Duke of Kent, in recognition of her voluntary work for the RNLI, and in particular Baltimore Lifeboat Station. [...]
Thursday marked another phase in the near completion of the Baltimore lifeboat boathouse refurbishments. Baltimore ILB (inshore lifeboat) ‘City of Bradford v’ was conducting trials on the slipway at the station. The boat was hauled and launched several times on a purpose built Do-Do trolley, that runs on rails on [...]
Baltimore Lifeboat ‘Alan Massey’ tows a boat to safety, after it suffered engine trouble and went ashore on Sherkin Island. Baltimore ILB (inshore lifeboat) escorts the stricken vessel to assist in putting it on its mooring.
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.
With south easterly winds blowing force 7, gusting 8, Baltimore Inshore Lifeboat was launched to assist boats in Baltimore Harbour. A yacht that broke clear of her mooring was driven across the harbour by the high winds and steep seas, until she went aground on rocks at Sherkin Island. Several [...]
Baltimore Lifeboat ‘Alan Massey’ launched at 2020hrs tonight the 8th of June, to go to the assistance of a grounded fishing trawler. The ‘Sceptre’ was making it’s way down the Ilen River from Oldcourt to Baltimore, when it’s propellor became fouled on a partially sunken bouy with rope attached. The boat was [...]
This morning at 7am Beaumaris lifeboat in Wales launched for a very important tasking. The job awaiting them was to carry the Olympic flame acros the Menai Strait to Menai Bridge. A job well done by all, the flame was landed safely and still lighting.
At 1957hrs on Monday 21st May Baltimore Lifeboat crew were paged to launch to a yacht in difficulties off Mizen Head. By 2012hrs the Lifeboat ‘Alan Massey’ under coxswain Kieran Cotter was powering her way towards the casualty, also aboard were mechanic Cathal Cottrell, Pat Collins, Mícheál Cottrell, Ronnie Carthy, [...]