The lifeboat was launched at 6.25pm after a passing aircraft reported an emergency signal five miles west of the Copeland Islands. After a 40-minute search of the area the Saxon was stood down and the incident logged as a false alarm.
Donaghadee’s All-Weather Lifeboat Saxon was launched at 4.00pm after a request from Belfast Coastguard. An inbound passenger flight reported a potential problem on its approach to George Best City airport. The flight landed safely and the lifeboat Continue reading →
he lifeboat was launched at 3.15pm after a request from the Coastguard and following reports of a person in difficulty in the water at Ballyhalbert Bay. The Saxon made full speed to the area and crew members dressed in dry Continue reading →
A member of the public reported a jet-ski in difficulty south of Millisle lagoon and the lifeboat responded to a request for assistance from the coastguard at 19.20hrs. At the scene, the smaller xp boat was deployed with two Continue reading →
Portpatrick lifeboat launched last Thursday evening 24th Oct to go to the aid of a 60ft fishing trawler the "Supreme" which had suffered engine failure 7 miles northwest of Portpatrick. Continue reading →
Donaghadee lifeboat launched at 21.20 last night to go to the aid of a becalmed 48foot yacht the Lazy Life with four people on board, which had broken down 2.5miles south east of Donaghadee harbour. Lifeboat crew were quickly able Continue reading →
A 18ft Shetland motor vessel with two people on board which was reported overdue by family, caused a large scale sea and helicopter search to be launched last night (Wed) off the County Down coast. Continue reading →