Peterhead RNLI Lifeboat launches to dog fallen at Slains cliffs

Lifeboats News Release

The RNLI Peterhead Relief Tamar Lifeboat Edward and Barbara Prigmore was requested to launch by UK Coastguard on Saturday 15 September 2018 at 12.31pm with its volunteer crew to a report of a report of a dog having fallen off cliffs at Slains Castle.

RNLI/David Anderson

The volunteer lifeboat crew and Coastguard personnel attended the scene. Peterhead's volunteer crew recovered the dog and returned the lifeboat to its berth for 1.35 pm. The dog was then returned to very grateful owners. The sea conditions were calm, and wind was SW 12 Knots. 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

RNLI/David Anderson

RNLI/David Anderson

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