Troon lifeboats launch to person in the water at Irvine
At 10.00pm on Sunday 5 November 2017 Belfast Coastguard Operations Centre (CGOC) activated the pagers of the lifeboat crew after receiving reports of a person in the water at Irvine harbour.
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