So far in 2013 our lifeboats have launched on 32 occasions (ALB 13 & ILB 19)
[In 2012 the total was 81 and in 2011 we launched 93 times]
Last launch: Monday 14 May - 19:20 Inshore and All Weather Lifeboats launched to assist the 42ft Gaff Cutter Freja which was dragging its acnchor in adverse weather conditions in Falmouth Inner Harbour
Falmouth Lifeboat crew members onboard the Chemical Tanker Paul Schulte during the medical evacuation on 29 April 2013
Casualty boarding the lifeboat during the medical evacuation from the Chemical Tanker Paul Schulte
LATEST NEWS: Falmouth RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew bring sick man ashore for treatment
While the rest of us were snug in our beds at 4 am this morning the volunteer lifeboat men were informed by the coastguard that a crew member onboard the tanker Paul Schulte needed hospital treatment.