RNLI volunteers aboard Donaghadee’s All-Weather Lifeboat, Saxon, launched the £2 million vessel last night (Sep 29) to search for a family’s pet dog which was reported to have been cut off by the tide at Millisle.
The Lifeboat was launched shortly after 9.00pm after a request from the Coastguard. A vulnerable adult was reported to be in danger of entering the water at Warren Road close to Donaghadee Golf Club. The crew of the Saxon made Continue reading →
A small fishing vessel was towed back home to Donaghadee by the lifeboat after it experienced a gearbox failure 11 miles east of the Copeland Islands. The sea conditions were calm and The Saxon was back on station by 11.15am. Continue reading →
The lifeboat was launched at 2.17pm after the Coastguard reported a kayak and one person in difficulties in a strong offshore breeze near Ballyferris Caravan Park south of Millisle. A holidaymaker on a jet ski went to the aid of Continue reading →
The Donaghadee Lifeboat was launched at 1.20pm today after a request from the Coastguard. Contact had been lost between ground staff and a small light aircraft making its way across the North Channel from Scotland to Ireland. The Saxon and Continue reading →
THE Donaghadee Lifeboat Saxon and volunteer crew went to the aid of a sinking catamaran at Ballyhalbert today. The vessel suffered a split hull and was in danger of capsizing when the Coastguard called for the assistance of the RNLI Continue reading →