Peterhead RNLI Lifeboat Launches to recover dog which had fallen over cliffs
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat The Misses Robertson of Kintail was requested to launch by UK Coastguard on Sunday 29 October 2017 at 12.46 pm with its volunteer crew to recover a dog which had fallen down a cliff at Slains Castle.
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat The Misses Robertson of Kintail was requested to launch by UK Coastguard on Sunday 29 October 2017 at 12.46 pm with its volunteer crew to recover a dog which had fallen down a cliff at Slains Castle. The lifeboat arrived on the scene of the casualty at approximately 1.20 pm. The lifeboat launched its daughter craft “Y” boat which proceeded into the cove at the foot of the cliff where the dog had fallen. The crew of the “Y” boat recovered the dog and returned to the lifeboat. The lifeboat then returned to Peterhead with the casualty on board. The lifeboat returned to its berth at 2.10 pm. The casualty was then returned to its owner. The sea condition was 1-2M swell and wind was NE 12 – 14 knots.
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