Helensburgh RNLI Lifeboat investigates possible persons on upturned hull
At 2044 hours on Saturday 23rd April 2016 Belfast Coastguard contacted Helensburgh RNLI Lifeboat with a report of what appeared to be an upturned vessel off Kilcreggan with two persons on the hull.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.