Latest Rescues

Powerboat aground No. 41/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             02/08/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1574/13
Launch:  15:15  Return:  16:05  H/W:  20:47
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  W    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

See ALB service details. Launched to assist refloating of vessel Dalkey Island

 

Search for windsurfer No. 40/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             31/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1560/13
Launch:  18:50  Return:  19:30  H/W:  18:48
Type of casualty:  SURFBOARD       SURFBOARD
Cause of Service:  ABANDONED
Wind:  WSW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Launched following reports of a windsurfing board without owner floating in Killiney Bay. Located
and brought to Dun Laoghaire. Owner found safely ashore meanwhile.

 

Yacht aground No. 39/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             27/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1499/13
Launch:  19:32  Return:  20:05  H/W:  02:59
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  SW   Force: 1    LIGHT AIRS    Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SMOOTH        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Yacht grounded on a rock off Sandycove and was refloated with assistance from the ILB

 

Powerboat grounding No. 38/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             26/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1481/13
Launch:  22:05  Return:  22:30  H/W:  02:07
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  E    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB re-launched to recover casualty vessel which had beached earlier at low water, in order to tow
it into Dun Laoghaire coal harbour, The vessel was put alongside the quay wall in the coal
harbour.  Crew were persuaded not to attempt to cross Dublin Bay in the dark, and agreed to come
back and recover their vessel next day.

 

Powerboat aground No. 37/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             26/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1472/13
Launch:  18:57  Return:  19:17  H/W:  14:01
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  E    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Dublin CG launched ILB due to casualty vessel in immediate danger of being swept up on the East
Pier, Dun Laoghaire.  ILB launched and proceeded to scene, on arrival casualty vessel already
swept ashore and two occupants beings assisted by CG shore unit.

 

Person in distress No. 36/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             25/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1459/13
Launch:  13:50  Return:  14:37  H/W:  13:14
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  IN DISTRESS
Wind:  SW   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB tasked in recovery of person seen walking into water at Sandymount beach. ILB recovered person
and returned to shore.

 

Stranding on Dollymount No. 35/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             13/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1255/13
Launch:  13:45  Return:  14:31  H/W:  15:39
Type of casualty:  PRS SAND        PERSON ON SANDBANK/MUD
Cause of Service:  CUT OFF
Wind:  N    Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SMOOTH        Weather:  CLEAR SKY

Family cut off by tide on Dollymount beach. All made their own way ashore before ILB arrived. ILB
stood down after making sure all were ok.

   

Yacht lost in fog No. 34/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             10/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1221/13
Launch:  13:45  Return:  14:50  H/W:  12:41
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  POSTN UNSURE
Wind:       Force: 0    CALM          Visibility:  POOR          Sea:  CALM          Weather:  FOG

Yacht lost in fog South Bay. Located and escorted to Dun L

 

Jetski off Seapoint No. 33/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             09/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1204/13
Launch:  22:04  Return:  22:35  H/W:  00:15
Type of casualty:  JET SKI         JET SKI
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:       Force: 0    CALM          Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CALM          Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Report of jet ski in difficulty Seapoint Bay. Whilst en route found it being towed in by another
jet ski. ALB recalled

   

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