The Amble All-weather lifeboat The Four Boys was launched at mid-day on Thursday 20th after the RNLI Station Mechanic witnessed a small leisure fishing vessel struggling at the harbour mouth and raised the alarm.
Author: Adam Ferguson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
The Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat was called out at 10.30am on Friday 21 October after the 12 metre trawler, Arcturus, contacted Forth Coastguard to request assistance as its engine suddenly stopped whilst it was approaching Eyemouth harbour.
Author: Helen Stuart, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
Both the Lytham St Annes inshore and all-weather lifeboats launched at 6.50pm tonight (Monday 24th October) and were joined by an RAF search and rescue and police helicopter in order to save lives at sea.
Photograph of ‘Spirit of West Norfolk’ (Credit RNLI/Tim Ash)
Author: Tim Ash, Divisional Media Relations Manager
Volunteer lifeboat crew members, special guests and members of the local community turned out in force on Saturday for the official naming ceremony of Hunstanton RNLI’s new lifeboat.
Author: Steven Fitch, Helmsman
HM Coastguard called out the RNLI Blyth lifeboat Jennie B at 10.48am on 24 October 2011 to search after a personal watercraft that appeared to have been washed ashore had been found on the beach at Cambois Bay north of Blyth Harbour.
Tynemouth RNLI all weather lifeboat returns to the river Tyne from the search for a possible missing jet ski rider. (Credit Adrian Don / RNLI)
Author: Adrian Don, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
Jet Ski owner causes major search after failing to report his craft was lost.
Author: Keith Shipman, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
On Monday 24th October,2011 Clyde Coastguard received a report that a man may have fallen into the water at Greenock Esplanade. The informant had reported seeing a man sitting on the railings at the Esplanade and, when looking again shortly afterwards, noted that the man had disappeared from view.
Author: Jo Damsell, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
Exmouth RNLI were tasked by Brixham Coastguards at 4.29pm on Sunday 23 October, after members of the public witnessed a seven metre rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with four persons on board, flip over at the sandbar in Exmouth.
Sunderland RNLI volunteers take part in training scenarios during the training course. Credit – Sunderland RNLI
Author: Paul Nicholson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
Eleven volunteers from Sunderland RNLI Lifeboat station have successfully completed an RNLI Casualty Care training course which has been funded by the ‘RNLI Forever by the Sea’ memorial fund set up in memory of ex-RNLI volunteer Andrew Cantle who was tragically killed on 10th February when the Manx2.com commuter plane he was co-piloting crashed at Cork Airport in thick fog.
DALLAS and MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 24, 2011 — AT&T* and Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) are forming an alliance to develop and deliver next generation LTE wireless solutions for agencies and first responders whose lifesaving efforts depend on timely access to critical information.