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Buckie

Lifeboat called to help broken down vessel off Moray coast

June 11, 2019

The lifeboat at Buckie has been launched to help a vessel in trouble off the coast. It was dispatched at around 9.15pm to help a broken down boat off the coast north of the town. A Coastguard spokeswoman said the lifeboat crew are working to tow the boat to safety.

Western Isles

Lifeboat launched to help ambulance on Raasay

May 23, 2019

A lifeboat has been launched to help ambulance crews working on Raasay. Crews received a call for assistance just after 8pm, with the vessel launching from Portree. A Coastguard spokesman said: “We may potentially be involved in helping to bring the patient back.” The injured person’s condition is not known at this time.

Highlands

Lifeboat crews launched in emergency call to Knoydart

April 21, 2019

Lifeboat crews alongside paramedics are currently on route after an emergency call was made to an injured person on Knoydart. The RNLI team received a call of a person injured at around 12.27pm today. Ambulance paramedics are being transported to the person by the lifeboat team. More to follow.

Inner Hebrides

Lifeboat launched from Portree on Skye

January 5, 2019

Stornoway Coastguard were called to assist a vessel with engine trouble earlier today. Coastguard were alerted to the incident, off Loch Snizort, at 12.46pm. A coastguard spokesman said: “A tugboat is assisting the vessel back to port, alongside Portree Lifeboat.”

Highlands

Oban lifeboat crew are top of the tree

December 24, 2018

Navigation on the high seas can be tricky at the best of times, but the crew at Oban Lifeboat Station utilised their navigational aids at the weekend to spread festive joy and cheer.

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