Latest Rescues

Medical call No. 7/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             30/03/2011  Lifeboat No:  ON1210 GIN: DUB0296/11
Launch:  10:15  Return:  11:15  H/W:  08:49
Type of casualty:  TANKER LARGE    SICK MAN ON BOARD TANKER BRO GLOBE
Cause of Service:  ILL CREWMAN
Wind:  S    Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Attended the MV BRO GLOBE at anchor in Dublin Bay on reports received that the master had
collapsed and was unconscious. Put two crew aboard to assist Rescue Heli paramedic. Casualty
transferred to R116 and then to hospital. DOA.  LB recalled
 

Out of fuel No. 6/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             23/03/2011  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0269/11
Launch:  16:35  Return:  19:00  H/W:  13:53
Type of casualty:  FISH VL SMLL    FISHING VESSEL GOLDEN VENTURE
Cause of Service:  OUT OF FUEL
Wind:  S    Force: 2    LIGHT BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

MFV Golden Venture ran out of fuel north east of Muglins and requested assistance. LB was on
exercise and diverted to effect tow and return to coal harbour Dun Laoghaire.
 

Vessel aground No. 5/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             01/03/2011  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0189/11
Launch:  10:00  Return:  10:58  H/W:  09:30
Type of casualty:  FISH VL SMLL    FISHING VESSEL CAROL ANNE
Cause of Service:  STRANDING
Wind:       Force: 0    CALM          Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CALM          Weather:  PART CLOUDY

MFV Carol Anne was reported aground on rocks near Bulloch Harbour. ALB tasked and attended. Pulled
her off the rocks and escorted to the safety of Dun Laoghaire
 

Call to swimmers No. 3/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             20/02/2011  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0156/10
Launch:  11:48  Return:  12:36  H/W:  12:40
Type of casualty:  BATHER          SWIMMERS
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SSE  Force: 6    STRONG BREEZ  Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  OVERCAST

Swimmers reported to be in difficulty Dalkey Sound. Launched, located and established all was well
and no assistance required. Stood down.
 

Call to swimmers No. 4/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             20/02/2011  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0156/10
Launch:  11:48  Return:  12:36  H/W:  12:40
Type of casualty:  BATHER          SWIMMERS
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SSE  Force: 6    STRONG BREEZ  Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  OVERCAST

Swimmers reported to be in difficulty Dalkey Sound. Launched, located and established all was well
and no assistance required. Stood down.
 

Person in water No. 2/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             18/01/2011  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0055/11
Launch:  21:27  Return:  21:40  H/W:  22:41
Type of casualty:  PRS JTY FALL    PERSON IN THE RIVER
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SE   Force: 2    LIGHT BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SMOOTH        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Tasked to assist search for person seen in water in River Liffey. Stood down en route, Fire
brigade and Gardai personnel coped
 

Person in water No. 1/2011

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             02/01/2011  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0011/11
Launch:  19:10  Return:  20:00  H/W:  22:26
Type of casualty:  PRS IN WATER    PERSON IN THE SEA
Cause of Service:  IN DISTRESS
Wind:  NW   Force: 2    LIGHT BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SMOOTH        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Female, mid thirties, reported distressed and walking in sea near Clontarf. ILB tasked to support
CG Heli R116, local coastguard unit and Gardai. ILB was stood down when local CG team had person
safely evacuated by R116

   

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