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Dalkey mis-report 40/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             11/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1473/12
Launch:  15:12  Return:  15:25  H/W:  20:15
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  IN TROUBLE
Wind:  W    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Requested to investigate a yacht thought to be fouled on a lobster pot at the back of the East pier. Nothing found amiss. LB recalled

 

Skiff race No. 39/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             08/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1449/12
Launch:  17:10  Return:  20:05  H/W:  16:36
Type of casualty:  ROWING BOAT     ROWING BOAT
Cause of Service:  ADVRS CONDTS
Wind:  S    Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ALB crew paged at 1705 and launched at 1710. Both Howth and Dun Laoghaire Lifeboats assisted in recovery of rowing skiffs some of which were encountering difficulties during a race to the Kish Lighthouse ALB returned to Dun Laoghaire to land casualties after missing skiff was located at 1910 and arrived at 1925. Two ambulances were requested from MRCC.  Casualties transfered to care of IRCG Dun Laoghaire officer and HSE ambulance crew.

 

Cat capsize No. 38/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             06/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1437/12
Launch:  19:08  Return:  19:55  H/W:  14:51
Type of casualty:  MULTI NO ENG    MULTIHULL, NO ENGINE
Cause of Service:  CAPSIZE
Wind:  WNW  Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Stood by a local club safety boat as they righted a capsized catamaran in Scotsmans Bay

 

Muglins grounding No. 37/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             02/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1407/12
Launch:  13:18  Return:  14:10  H/W:  13:30
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  GROUNDING
Wind:  NW   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Launched to recover small boat reported aground at Muglins. Recalled en route as others located
and brought to shore, together with the five persons onboard.

 

Killiney break-down No. 36/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             01/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1401/12
Launch:  13:25  Return:  15:10  H/W:  11:58
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  OUT OF FUEL
Wind:  WSW  Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ALB launched for a 23ft motor boat broken down in Killiney Bay.  Towed back to Dun Laoghaire Marina.

 

Sailing Dinghy No. 35/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             27/08/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1365/12
Launch:  18:47  Return:  20:10  H/W:  21:49
Type of casualty:  SAIL DINGHY     SAILING DINGHY
Cause of Service:  CAPSIZE
Wind:  W    Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Two people were sailing in their Laser Vago dinghy off Dun Laoghaire when they capsized. Assisted by ALB.  The casualty helm was landed at the lifeboat station and HMA checked both at the National YC and no further medical attention was necessary.

 

Breakdown on bay No. 34/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             26/08/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1352/12
Launch:  13:24  Return:  14:00  H/W:  18:50
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  MACHNRY FAIL
Wind:  SE   Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ALB towed a broken down motor boat from Dublin Bay to harbour marina

   

Person in Water No. 33/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             16/08/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1257/12
Launch:  11:10  Return:  11:28  H/W:  10:37
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  IN DISTRESS
Wind:  SSW  Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB launched for a person in the sea off Merrion Strand. Stood down en route as others recovered the casualty.

 

Lobster pot No. 32/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             14/08/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1243/12
Launch:  20:26  Return:  20:30  H/W:  21:34
Type of casualty:  POWERED BOAT    POWERED BOAT
Cause of Service:  FOULED PROP
Wind:  SSE  Force: 3    GENTLE BREEZ  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Motor boat caught in lobster pot marker bouy freed itself before ALB launched.

   

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