Latest Rescues

Double-tow No. 22/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             17/06/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0740/12
Launch:  11:35  Return:  15:30  H/W:  11:08
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  S    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Whilst en route to Dun Laoghaire with broken down RIB took a motor vessel in tow from Killiney Bay.

 

Boat off Codling No. 21/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             17/06/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0737/12
Launch:  11:35  Return:  15:30  H/W:  11:08
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  S    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Located a broken down RIB north of the Codling and towed to Dun Laoghaire

 

Kitesurfer rescuued No. 20/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             05/06/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-740  GIN: DUB0682/12
Launch:  13:33  Return:  14:04  H/W:  12:00
Type of casualty:  KITEBOARD       KITEBOARD
Cause of Service:  SAIL FAILURE
Wind:  SE   Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  RAIN

Kitesurfer in dfficulty Merrion Strand. Located and brought to safety of shore.

 

Racing yacht No. 18/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             03/06/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0663/12
Launch:  08:23  Return:  09:27  H/W:  10:10
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  ENE  Force: 7    NEAR GALE     Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  ROUGH         Weather:  RAIN

Yacht on ISORA race Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire requested assistance to enter harbour
due to engine failure. Towed to the marina.

 

Yacht tow No. 19/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             03/06/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0664/12
Launch:  08:23  Return:  09:27  H/W:  10:10
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  ENE  Force: 7    NEAR GALE     Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  ROUGH         Weather:  RAIN

Yacht en route from Holyhead to Dun L requested assistance as their engine was
broken. Towed to the marina at Dun Laoghaire

 

Overdue divers No. 17/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             27/05/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0622/12
Launch:  11:40  Return:  12:45  H/W:  15:55
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  MISSING PER
Wind:  SE   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Two overdue divers NW of Dalkey Island. Launched, located and brought to Dun L marina. No medical assistance was necessary.

 

Dog in difficulty No. 16/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             26/05/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-740  GIN: DUB0617/12
Launch:  19:26  Return:  19:40  H/W:  15:03
Type of casualty:  ANIMAL          ANIMAL
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SE   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Launched to recover a dog in difficulty in harbour. Stood down en route as dog made own way to shore.

   

Two rescued at Kish No. 15/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             12/05/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0526/12
Launch:  10:35  Return:  13:30  H/W:  16:56
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  NW   Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Small power boat broke down near Kish Lighthouse with two aboard. Taken to Dun Laoghaire

 

Person in Water No. 14/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             23/04/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0425/12
H/W:  12:37
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  IN DISTRESS

50 year old male entering the water in Bray Harbour. Helped out by Guards before ILB launched.

   

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