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ALB Shouts

30/05/2021

At 4.15pm this afternoon the Penlee all-weather lifeboat ‘Ivan Ellen’ and her volunteer crew launched on service after receiving a tasking request from the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre.A 10-metre fishing vessel with two persons onboard had suffered engine failure 9 miles SSE of Newlyn. As the lifeboat proceeded to the scene the experienced skipper reported […]

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ALB Shouts

22/04/2021

Penlee all-weather relief lifeboat ‘Volunteer Spirit’ and her volunteer crew launched at 1.30am this morning after receiving a tasking request from the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre. A single handed yachtsman was in difficulties 9 nautical miles SSW of Mousehole after losing steering in a strong easterly wind that was blowing up to 30 knots and […]

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ALB ILB Shouts

3/1/2021

At 3.04am this morning, after receiving a tasking request from the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre, both Penlee lifeboats launched from Newlyn to assist the Penzance Coastguard Rescue Team and officers from Devon & Cornwall Police to search for a person between Newlyn and St Michael’s Mount. Just as the ALB Ivan Ellen and the Inshore […]

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24/12/2020

At 12:21 pm today, 24 December 2020, the RNLI’s Penlee lifeboat ‘Ivan Ellen’ was dispatched to a paddle boarder by the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre. The casualty, who was a few hundred yards from St. Michael’s Mount, had been blown in a southerly direction with a strong offshore wind of force 6 to 7.The man, […]

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ALB ILB Shouts

3/11/2020

Yesterday evening (Monday 2 November), The Lizard all-weather lifeboat and Penlee Inshore lifeboat launched to reports of two people swept off the harbour wall into the water at Mullion Cove, making their way in rough sea conditions and strong winds. HM Coastguard helicopter and Coastguard rescue teams were also in attendance. The lifeboats stood by […]