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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14 April 2019 @ 01:51
No.1

Provisional information

Yacht reported by Belfast Coastguard to have hit rocks at Rainey Island, Strangford Lough. 3 persons on board.

Portaferry Lifeboat launched on service and proceeded to Rainey Island.

On arrival the lifeboat crew found that the casualty vessel was clear of the rocks, and after ascertaining that all on board were safe, escorted the yacht and its crew to safety onto a jetty at Strangford Lough Yacht Club.

Portaferry Lifeboat returned to Station at 0335.

20 April 2019 @ 14:52
No.2

Provisional information

Belfast CGOC received reports of a small angling boat with engine failure near the Fairway Buoy off the Strangford Narrows. 3 persons on board.

Portaferry Lifeboat launched on service and proceeded to the casualty vessel's position.

On arrival on scene the lifeboat crew secured a tow line to the vessel and took it under tow to the Cooke Street quay at Portaferry where 3 persons were landed to safety ashore with the Portaferry Coastguard Rescue Team in attendance.

Portaferry Lifeboat returned to station at 16:15

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