Month: September 2011

Donation from Hunters Chemicals

Following the award of the PrideofAustralia Heroism Medal to Ian Hollingsworth, St Helens Marine Rescue received a generous donation from Hunters Chemicals in recognition of the work we do. This will enable us to continue what we do.

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Statistics for June 2010 to June 2011

During the period 15 June 2010 to 18 June 2011 St Helens Marine Rescue Association assisted 84 vessels, carrying a total of 239 persons. The activities included: aiding vessels in distress, including support to the Tasmanian Police (3); assisting vessels with

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Follow the Yellow Boat Road stops in St Helens

In September 2011, Robert Pennicott’s “Follow the Yellow Boat Road” expedition, a circumnavigation of Australia for polio eradication and conservation, visited St Helens. Robert, fellow skipper Mick Souter and cameraman Zorro Gamarnik took part in this journey, the first-ever circumnavigation

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