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Summer 2009/2010 Statistics

It has once again been been a busy summer for the St Helens Marine Rescue Association. Our radio logs show that during this period we: logged 3,012 radio transmissions on VHF logged 262 radio transmissions on UHF Channel 94 provided

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Easter Fishing Tournament

Easter Saturday saw a field of 14 boats head out of St Helens in some choppy Southerly conditions for the Jones Waste Management Easter Tournament. On Sunday, Ken Turner landed one of the best Yellowfin Tuna caught off St Helens

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Crew of Anmaropa Rescued after Capsize

FOUR crew of the scallop fishing vessel Anmaropa were rescued and taken to St Helens today. The Anmaropa was loaded with scallops and overturned on the St Helens barway in heavy seas. The Anmanaropa requested an escort across the barway

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Yacht Blue Print Recovered at Cod Bay

During April 2004 the yacht “Blue Print” was recovered from Cod Bay after running aground in stormy weather. Blue Print had contact with St Helens Marine Rescue radio listening watch in the evening, reporting they were heading north and had

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