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Afloat.ie: Baltimore RNLI Lifeboat in Flood Rescue

22nd November 2009
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Afloat.ie: Baltimore RNLI Lifeboat in Flood Rescue

The crew of Baltimore lifeboat went to support flood rescue efforts in Skibbereen last Thursday. The eight crewmen who made their way to Skibbereen that evening were Cathal Cottrell, Aidan Bushe, Youen Jacob, Ronan Calnan, Ronan Sheehy, John McDonagh, John O’Flynn and John Rochford. They were well equipped for the task wearing RNLI dry suits,lifejackets and using borrowed dinghies.

They assisted by ferrying stranded home and business owners to safety and with a vast experience of sea rescue were able to put people at their ease in difficult conditions.

Below RNLI Baltimore Lifeboat Coxswain Aidan Bushe with the Minehan Family, resuced from
Townshend St. Skibbereen in Co. Cork.

 

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