Peterhead RNLI launch to assist in multi agency incident
Peterhead RNLI launched early this morning to assist in a multiagency operation not far from Peterhead Harbour
The volunteer lifeboat crew were then stood down from the shout at 2:02 am and returned to the berth. The lifeboat was then cleaned and made ready for service once again.
Jurgen Wahle, RNLI Peterhead LOM commented:
“It really was a phenomenal team effort between the Volunteer RNLI crew and the other emergency services. The use of the the all-weather lifeboat and the Y-boat had a really positive impact and also increased the safety of all involved”
Coxswain Alan Robertson passed his thanks to the crew for their efforts and professionalism.
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.