Troon RNLI launches to a person in the water at Ayr Harbour
At 2.30pm on Monday 14 September 2020, Troon lifeboat crew pagers were activated by Belfast Coastguard to launch the all-weather lifeboat and inshore lifeboats to assist with a person in water at Ayr harbour.
The volunteer crew made their way to the lifeboat station to launch Trent class all-weather lifeboat
RNLB Jim Moffat and D class inshore lifeboat Sheena to assist the Ayr Coastguard Rescue Team.
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Key facts about the RNLI
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.