Conwy RNLI immediately launched to report of a vessel on fire

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08 January 2018 00:55:14 WN.com - Africa News

Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to immediately launch on Sunday afternoon (7th January) by UK Coastguard, to reports of a vessel on fire up river from the lifeboat station. RNLI lifeboat The May-Bob launched with her volunteer crew, shortly after being paged at 2.48pm. Whilst approaching the vessel, smoke could be seen coming from the vessel and it was apparent that she was nearing ignition. The lifeboat crew were able to safely rig up a tow and proceeded to make best speed to Conwy Marina. Whilst on passage to Conwy Marina, Llandudno Coastguard Rescue Team... Full article on Conwy RNLI immediately launched to report of a vessel on fire

Vice All News Time08 January 2018 00:55:14


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2.456659 16 December 2017 19:38:03 WN.com - Europe News

Recently, Volunteer Helmsman Leon Kynaston became the very proud father of Ayla Michelle Kynaston, who was born on 28 October 2017 weighing a healthy 8lb 1oz. In true Conwy RNLI tradition, Ayla was photographed in her Dad's RNLI safety helmet at the lifeboat station as pictured. Leon said: 'Hannah and I couldn't be happier following the birth. The support we have received from all at Conwy RNLI is fantastic. Family is very important to us volunteers, as no matter what time of the day or night our...

Vice All News Time16 December 2017 19:38:03


Rhyl and Llandudno RNLI lifeboat volunteers called to fire on board vessel.

2.4429529 05 December 2017 01:45:07 WN.com - Africa News

The 'Kitty Petra', a wind farm support vessel working on the wind farms off Rhyl, put out a 'Mayday' distress call that they had an engine fire on board. The vessel was approximately six miles from Rhyl. Both Rhyl and Llandudno crews were paged at 5.53pm on Monday 4 November. The Rhyl crew had the shortest distance to travel, and arrived on scene a few minutes before the Llandudno crew. The vessel had contained the fire, but was proceeding back to Mostyn port on one engiine. Other Windfarm support vessel were on hand as...

Vice All News Time05 December 2017 01:45:07


Padstow RNLI lifeboat launched to fishing vessel with gear box issues

2.4429529 28 September 2017 00:54:37 WN.com - Europe News

The Padstow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched this morning (Wednesday 27 September) at 8.37am to assist a 10m fishing vessel with gearbox problems approximately seven miles west of Trevose. The volunteer crew of the station's Tamar class lifeboat, Spirit of Padstow, arrived on scene and established a tow line. The lifeboat then towed the fishing vessel Serenesafely into Newquay Harbour. The crew returned to the lifeboat station at 11am. Notes to Editor Image: View of fishing vessel being towed Credit: Steve...

Vice All News Time28 September 2017 00:54:37


Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out when fishing vessel reported a fire onboard (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

2.2920604 23 October 2016 05:49:45 WN.com - Africa News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboats News Release Date: 22/10/2016 Author: Michael Howland Douglas RNLI lifeboat was launched today (22 October) at 8.25pm when a fishing vessel reported a fire in its galley. The 21m fishing vessel with seven crew on board was approximately 13 miles south of Douglas when they reported the fire. The Steam Packet's fast craft Manannan on route to Douglas from Liverpool was put on standby to assist as was helicopter Rescue 196. In the event the casualty vessel's crew managed to bring the fire under control and both Manannan...

Vice All News Time23 October 2016 05:49:45


Conwy RNLI lifeboat launched to assist a 16ft vessel drifting through the river (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

2.1367602 19 September 2016 17:27:40 WN.com - Europe News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboats News Release Date: 18/09/2016 Author: Alan Davidson Flood Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch Sunday afternoon (18 September) by HM Coastguard, to assist a 16ft powerboat which had suffered engine failure and was drifting through the river with the tide The station's D-class lifeboat The May-Bob launched with a volunteer crew of three at 2:45pm shortly after being paged. En route, HM Coastguard relayed the position of the vessel and the lifeboat arrived promptly at 2.50pm to assist her and her three occupants. The...

Vice All News Time19 September 2016 17:27:40


Conwy RNLI lifeboat launched to reports of a person in the water (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

1.6746805 03 September 2016 18:28:35 WN.com - Africa News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboats News Release Date: 03/09/2016 Author: Danny-Lee Davies MNI Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to immediately launch shortly after midnight by HM Coastguard, to reports of a person in the water between Deganwy and Conwy Marinas. The volunteer crew pagers were sounded at 12:11am and the RNLI lifeboat, The May-Bob launched into the darkness with a crew of three minutes later. Whilst conducting an extensive search between the marinas, unconfirmed reports that the male had been found and recovered nearby were received. The lifeboat continued its...

Vice All News Time03 September 2016 18:28:35


Angle RNLI lifeboat alerted after report of vessel 'fire (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

1.6246395 23 July 2016 20:41:37 WN.com - Europe News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboats News Release Date: 23/07/2016 Author: Ted Goddard Angle RNLI's all weather lifeboat Mark Mason was alerted on Friday night (July 22), following a report of a vessel on fire off Hazelbeach in the Milford Haven Waterway. The Tamar class lifeboat was launched shortly before 9pm and while making best speed to the location, a local tug in the area reported that it could see no evidence of any vessel on fire. The lifeboat reached the scene in 11 minutes and the Mid and West Wales...

Vice All News Time23 July 2016 20:41:37


Conwy RNLI lifeboat launches to assist 32ft sailing vessel (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

1.6246395 28 June 2016 15:43:05 WN.com - Europe News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboats News Release Date: 28/06/2016 Author: Danny-Lee Davies MNI Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch Sunday afternoon by HM Coastguard, to assist a 32ft yacht which had suffered engine failure on approach to Conwy fairway buoy. Conwy RNLI lifeboat The May-Bob launched with her volunteer crew of three at 1.30pm, shortly after being paged. Once on scene, a lifeboat crew member was able to safely board the yacht and assist the skipper and his two crew. After a short period, the engine problem first...

Vice All News Time28 June 2016 15:43:05


Conwy RNLI lifeboat requested for immediate launch to swimmer ‘drowning’ (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

1.6246395 03 June 2016 22:49:20 WN.com - Africa News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to immediately launch this afternoon by HM Coastguard, to reports of two swimmers reportedly drowning off Deganwy beach. The volunteer crew pagers were sounded at 2:47pm and the RNLI lifeboat The May-Bob launched with a crew of three minutes later. HM Coastguard rescue helicopter 'Rescue 936' was also tasked from Caernarfon to assist with a paramedic on board. On arrival, the lifeboat found that the two...

Vice All News Time03 June 2016 22:49:20


Lough Derg RNLI launched following a report of a vessel aground at Kylenoe Rocks (RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

1.6236029 30 May 2016 10:21:22 WN.com - Europe News

(Source: RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution) At 7.01pm (Sunday 29 May) Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard, following a report of two adults in difficulty after their 18ft motor boat went aground at Kylenoe Rocks, at the northern end of Lough Derg. The lifeboat, with helm Eleanor Hooker, Dom Sharkey and...

Vice All News Time30 May 2016 10:21:22