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Pelican Point Disaster – Recovery

It is with the greatest of pleasure I can report St Helens Marine Rescue has ordered a replacement vessel for the tragically capsized Break O’Day. The community response to our recent appeal has been sensational. So  now we are in the

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Pelican Point Disater – Help Us to Help You

In my previous posting I described the disaster and the incredible misfortune of losing our primary rescue vessel (see the post below).  Subsequent to this  Break O’Day has been written off.  So now we are in the throes of acquiring a new

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Pelican Point Disaster – Break O’Day Capsizes

 The ABC News did a really good job covering the incident, go to: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-06/tasmanian-east-coast-marine-rescue-capability-takes-a-hit/6003348?section=tas Click on the video in the article to see the telecast. This post is to assure mariners the three St Helens Marine Rescue volunteers who were capsized

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Sea Guardian – Grand Lady of the Sea

The Sea Guardian is the last sea going, solent-class vessel of her type in the world. Built in 1969 she served in sea rescue saving many lives and vessels over a 45 year period. She started her working life in

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St Helens Marine Rescue and TS Argonaut combined exercise

                                                    Saturday the 22nd of November witnessed a fantastic working together of two community groups.

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