Hoylake Lifeboat Station News

Nov 19, 2016

UK Coastguard requested the assistance of Hoylake Lifeboat after a fast catamaran used in the offshore windfarm industry developed engine problems near the Mersey Bar.

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Oct 31, 2016

Hoylake RNLI were called out on the night of Halloween to search for persons heard shouting for help in dense fog on the North Wirral coast. UK Coastguard requested the assistance of the hovercraft at 6.22pm after several 999 calls were made by members of the public who were concerned after hearing shouts for help from the sandbanks near the old Derby Pool site at Harrison Drive.

Oct 29, 2016

Hoylake RNLI were tasked to the assist a person trapped in mud near Talacre at the mouth of the River Dee on Saturday evening.

Oct 9, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat was tasked to assist a 6m diving RIB with 4 persons on board that had suffered engine failure west of the Liverpool bar.

Jul 27, 2016

Hoylake RNLI Lifeboat was called out this morning to a yacht in difficulties off the Dee estuary. In a freshening wind the lifeboat was called to assist after the yachtsman became disorientated in poor weather and sea conditions.

Jul 10, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat was tasked to assist a passenger ferry that had run aground off Eastham Locks in the River Mersey.

Jun 29, 2016

Hoylake RNLI's Shannon Class lifeboat showed just how capable she is when tasked by HM Coastguard to the assistance of a fishing vessel 38 miles north west of the lifeboat station. The Scottish-registered beam trawler Tjeerd Jacoba had suffered engine failure.

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Mar 9, 2016

At 13:59 Liverpool Coastguard requested Hoylake Lifeboat to launch to assist Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service's Marine Fire 1 RIB

Feb 24, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat launched after a body was sighted in the sea a few miles north of the mouth of the River Dee.

Feb 13, 2016

While Hoylake Lifeboat was preparing to recover after an exercise, Liverpool Coastguard received a 999 call reporting 4 people cut off by the tide on the sandbank at Meols. As the lifeboat arrived on scene, it was decided that Hoylake's Tractor 'Bravo' would be best suited to assist. The tractor arrived at the location and transported the casualties to the shore.



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