Portaferry Lifeboat - Rescues
RNLI Lifeboat House, The Strand, Portaferry, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Portaferry lifeboat crew working with coastguard and ambulance personnel

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23 January 2018 @ 17:32

Preliminary report

Portaferry Lifeboat launched on service following reports of an adult male being stranded on the flood tide whilst metal detecting on Gibbs Island, Strangford Lough.

On arrival at Gibbs Island the lifeboat crew transferred the male casualty to safety on Midge Island.

Portaferry Lifeboat returned to station at 18:20

30 January 2018 @ 20:26

Preliminary Report

4 persons reported overdue in a 16ft punt having left Whiterock, Strangford Lough, earlier in the day.

At the request of Belfast CGOC Portaferry Lifeboat launched on service.

The lifeboat crew were preparing to commence a search pattern from Whiterock to Ringhaddy when the 4 missing persons were located safe and well on Trasnagh Island following their craft running aground due to engine problems.

4 persons taken to safety at Whiterock were coastguards were in attendance.

Portaferry Lifeboat returned to station

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