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Breaking News – SAR vessel Georges Bay can now tow

This is a very important announcement to mariners covered by St Helens Marine Rescue. A review of the stability data for the SAR vessel “Georges Bay” was undertaken by our Naval Architect. We are pleased to announce, subsequently there has been a revision

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Breaking News: Georges Bay is on the water

St Helens Marine Rescue is excited to inform mariners Georges Bay is finally in Survey. This came through as of Friday the 29th of January, 2016. In order for this to take place the vessel had to undergo a rigorous

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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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Passing of Greg Schmerl

It is with regret St Helens Marine Rescue informs mariners of the passing of Greg Schmerl, a most valued member of our Association. Greg was a dedicated, very involved, hard working executive member of Marine Rescue. He had a vision

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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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