Peterhead RNLI Lifeboat Launches to rescue possible casualties from Slains cliff
Peterhead RNLI Lifeboat Launches to rescue possible casualties from Slains cliff area.
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat The Misses Robertson of Kintail was requested to launch by UK Coastguard on Saturday 7 January at 6pm with its volunteer crew, to rescue possible casualties reported as being possibly in distress from the cliff area South of Boddam. The lifeboat and coastguard teams searched the area and located two fishermen wearing head lighting who were not in distress. After establishing that all was well, the lifeboat was stood down at approximately 6.50 pm. The lifeboat returned to its berth at 7.00 pm. The sea condition was 1.0M swell and wind was SSW force 2 - 3 and visibility was good.
Peterhead Lifeboat is always interested to hear from anyone wishing to help save lives at sea by joining the fund raising team, or the crew. If you think you have some spare time to help raise funds to save lives at sea, or you have what it takes to be a member of the lifeboat crew, then please contact us at Peterhead lifeboat station on 01779 473331.
David Anderson, Peterhead RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07850 956130 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.