Latest Rescues

Sunken speedboat No. 14/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             11/05/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0609/13
Launch:  12:15  Return:  14:35  H/W:  12:15
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  LEAK SWAMPNG
Wind:  WNW  Force: 6    STRONG BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Towed sunken speedboat to Bray Harbour. Persons had already been brought to safety by local safety
boat.

 

Powerboat off Seapoint No. 13/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             06/05/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0586/13
Launch:  14:22  Return:  15:10  H/W:  08:57
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  W    Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Power boat broken down Seapoint Bay. Towed to Dun Laoghaire Marina.

 

Powerboat off Bray No. 12/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             22/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0507/13
Launch:  20:55  Return:  00:15  H/W:  21:18
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  ESE  Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Yacht broken down off Bray Hd. Towed to Dun Laoghaire Marina.

 

Person on rocks No. 11/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             21/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0497/13
Launch:  14:48  Return:  15:58  H/W:  08:05
Type of casualty:  PRS ROCKS       PERSON ON ROCKS
Cause of Service:  INJURY
Wind:  WNW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB on exercise @ 1200 hrs.and tasked by CG to yacht in difficulty off Harbour. CG informed DLA of
second incident south of Station with woman injured at 'White Rock' and requiring assistance.
 Both ALB and ILB on scene at 'White Rock' and standing by whilst CG Shore Unit attends to casualty.
Casualty evacuated by SAR CG Helicopter and both RNLI LIfeboats stood down and returned to
Station.

 

Assist dinghy No. 10/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             21/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0496/13
Launch:  12:00  Return:  16:20  H/W:  08:20
Type of casualty:  SAIL DINGHY     SAILING DINGHY
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  WNW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Sailing dinghy got blown up unto marina breakwater ILB towed casualty off rocks and handed over to
sailing club launch.

 

Fouled prop No. 09/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             18/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0478/13
Launch:  18:32  Return:  19:06  H/W:  17:25
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  FOULED PROP
Wind:  SSW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Tasked to report of local fishing boat with fouled prop in danger of going onto rock at Dalkey
Island. On arrival found vessel had freed herself and was able to make own way home to Dun
Laoghaire. ALB escorted.

 

Swimmer in difficulty No. 08/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             07/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0406/13
Launch:  11:35  Return:  13:05  H/W:  09:21
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SE   Force: 6    STRONG BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ALB tasked to assist search for swimmer in difficulty Dalkey Sound. Refer to ILB service deatails
of same date

   

Swimmer in difficulty No. 07/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             07/04/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0406/13
Launch:  11:26  Return:  12:39  H/W:  09:21
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  DROWNING
Wind:  SE   Force: 6    STRONG BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Tasked ILB to Dalkey Sound to locate swimmer reported in difficulty. On arrival liased with Garda
Water Unit and commenced search. A body was subsequently recovered and transferred to Rescue Heli
116. ALB also assisted in search.

 

Canoes in difficulty No. 06/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             09/03/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0275/13
Launch:  12:52  Return:  13:30  H/W:  09:37
Type of casualty:  CANOE/KAYAK     CANOE/KAYAK
Cause of Service:  ADVRS CONDTS
Wind:  ENE  Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  OVERCAST

Report of 11 canoeists in difficulty near Bray Head. Recalled whilst enroute, they had made
their own way to safety ashore.

   

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