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Statistics for June 2011 to June 2012

During the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 St Helens Marine Rescue Association assisted 51 vessels, carrying a total of 116 persons. The activities included: aiding vessels in distress, including support to the Tasmanian Police (9); assisting vessels

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Combined Rescue Exercise

On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April St Helens Marine Rescue Surflivesaving (Tasmania) Tasmania Police and SES took part in marine rescue and training exercises in Georges Bay, at the St Helens Barway and at sea. Ten boats participated with

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Statistics for June 2010 to June 2011

During the period 15 June 2010 to 18 June 2011 St Helens Marine Rescue Association assisted 84 vessels, carrying a total of 239 persons. The activities included: aiding vessels in distress, including support to the Tasmanian Police (3); assisting vessels with

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Follow the Yellow Boat Road stops in St Helens

In September 2011, Robert Pennicott’s “Follow the Yellow Boat Road” expedition, a circumnavigation of Australia for polio eradication and conservation, visited St Helens. Robert, fellow skipper Mick Souter and cameraman Zorro Gamarnik took part in this journey, the first-ever circumnavigation

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Ian Hollingsworth awarded PrideofAustralia™ HeroismMedal

Ian Hollingsworth, St Helens Marine Rescue Operations Manager, was today awarded the PrideofAustralia™ HeroismMedal in Hobart. Tasmania. In awarding the HeroismMedal, Ian was lauded not just for his role as an administrator of St Helens Marine Rescue, but also for “…the

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