Early morning callout for Troon inshore lifeboat
At 2.34am on Thursday 23 November 2017, Troon inshore lifeboat was requested to launch by Belfast Coastguard after reports of a missing person who was believed to be in the area near to Port Ranald Drive, Troon.
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Gemma McDonald, RNLI Regional Media Officer for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07826 900639, email@example.com
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