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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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Farewell to Ted Collings

St Helens Marine Rescue wish to express their sympathy to Lorraine and the extended family of our esteemed member Ted Collings who passed away on 18 June 2011 after a prolonged battle. Ted has been a loyal, dedicated and active

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St Helens Marine Rescue soon to be affiliated with Surf Life Saving Australia

St Helens Marine Rescue and Surf Life Saving Australia have agreed in principle to become affiliated. We would be retaining our name, St Helens Marine Rescue, as well as our uniform. We would, however, become an offshore arm of Surf Life Saving

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