Latest Rescues

Powerboat on Dublin Bay No. 32/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             08/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1198/13
Launch:  18:40  Return:  19:15  H/W:  23:45
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  OUT OF FUEL
Wind:  SW   Force: 2    LIGHT BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SMOOTH        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Request from Dublin C/G for the ILB to go to the aid of a broken down power boat in Dublin bay.
Casualty located and towed back to Dun laoghaire Marina.

 

Jetski off West Pier No. 31/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             08/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1191/13
Launch:  15:21  Return:  15:55  H/W:  12:13
Type of casualty:  JET SKI         JET SKI
Cause of Service:  MAN OVERBORD
Wind:  NE   Force: 2    LIGHT BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Request from Dublin C/G to go to the aid of a person who became separated from his Jet Ski at the
back of the West Pier Dun Laoghaire. Just as the ILB arrived the casualty had managed to board his
jet ski and then made his own way ashore.

 

Powrboat off Dalkey No. 30/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             06/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1162/13
Launch:  16:53  Return:  18:30  H/W:  16:46
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  SSW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Whist leaving another casualty ashore Dublin C/G requested the ILB to attend to a small power boat
which had broken down in Dalkey sound. ILB located casualty and towed back to Dun laoghaire Marina.

 

Person in water No. 29/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             06/07/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1162/13
Launch:  16:53  Return:  18:30  H/W:  16:46
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SSW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Person fishing from boat which had run aground on Dalkey Island entered water to push boat off the
rocks casualty was struggling in water to get the boat off. Ilb recovered casualty and handed over
to local C/G unit.

 

Boat aground No. 28/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             23/06/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1038/13
Launch:  18:38  Return:  19:25  H/W:  23:14
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  WNW  Force: 7    NEAR GALE     Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  OVERCAST

Launched to assist two persons reported aground on Dalkey Island. Casualty managed to refloat
before ILB arrived. Escorted to safety of Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

 

Windsrufer debris No. 27/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             22/06/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1026/13
Launch:  15:15  Return:  17:32  H/W:  10:13
Type of casualty:  OBJECT          OBJECT IN THE SEA
Cause of Service:  DEBRIS
Wind:  SSW  Force: 7    NEAR GALE     Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB was tasked by Dublin C/G to the Killiney Bay area after a windsurfer sail was found. After an
extensive search all units were stood down whan a lone windsurfer confirmed to Dublin C/G that he
had lost his sail a few hours earlier.

 

Multihull capsize No. 26/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             22/06/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1024/13
Launch:  14:55  Return:  18:08  H/W:  10:13
Type of casualty:  MULTI ENG       MULTIHULL WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  CAPSIZE
Wind:  SSW  Force: 7    NEAR GALE     Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

A trimaran capsized during an inshore race east of Dun Laoghaire. One crewman had
suspected spinal injuries. ALB attended and cordinated medivac via Rescue 116. Thereafter stood by
whilst divers cut away standing rigging (yacht being inverted) to facilitate tow back to the No 2
berth at Dun Laoghaire.

   

Swimmer off Killiney No. 25/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             21/06/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1014/13
H/W:  21:39
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  DROWNING

Coastguard contacted station to advise of swimmer missing in Killiney Bay.
Shortly after ALB launched and ILB was about to informed swimmer found safe ashore. Both Lifeboats stood down.

 

Fishing boat out of fuel No. 24/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             20/06/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1007/13
Launch:  19:26  Return:  20:18  H/W:  20:49
Type of casualty:  LEIS FISHING    FISHING VESSEL (LEISURE)
Cause of Service:  OUT OF FUEL
Wind:  SW   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Small leisure fishing craft ran out of fuel. Located and towed to Dun Laoghaire by ILB

   

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