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Shout Number 22/2015

Date/Time: 08/08/2015 20:25 - 21:45

Called to Pettycur for a Misc

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat was called to assist British Divers Marine Life Rescue who were dealing with a number of beached dolphins in the Pettycur / Burntisland area. the BDMLR personnel were in the water with the dolphins, trying to shepherd them back out to sea.

One dolphin was stuck in the Beacon area of Burntisland, and BDMLR requested that the lifeboat encourage the animal back out to sea. The crew ushered it out past the Lammerlaws point.

After searching for more dolphins in the area, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station

Boat Crew: M Brown, N Chalmers, H Wibberley, S Baillie
Shore Crew: S Robinson, S McIlravie