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120 Year Old Yacht Visits St Helens

We at St Helens Marine Rescue are privileged to escort another princess of the seas to St Helens. This time it is Heartsease (pronounced Hart Seas), a vessel built in 1897 in New Zealand. ‘Heartsease’ is named after  a New Zealand wild

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Barway Rescue

On Saturday 2 February 2013 a crew from St Helens Marine Rescue, coordinated by Sergeant Bidgood of the Tasmania Police Marine and Rescue Services, St Helens, rescued three fishermen when their vessel was overwhelmed by a large breaking wave on

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Dredging at Pelican Point in Progress

The dredging at Pelican point has commenced and we can look forward to an improved channel. Please take care while the dredging is in progress.

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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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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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