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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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PV Freycinet For St Helens Marine Association

Tasmanian Government Press Release David Llewellyn, Member for Lyons, today presented the St Helens Marine Rescue Association of Tasmania with the recently decommissioned Police Vessel, Freycinet. “Although the Freycinet is 29 years old, it has been meticulously maintained and will

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Sea Guardian to be replaced

Posted on ABC News on Friday 4 May 2007 Coast guard safety concerns because of ageing boat The St Helens Marine Rescue says it will not be able to attend distress calls in larger seas in the near future because

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