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Southport Offshore Rescue Trust is an independent charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the Southport coast  
 
 

News : Southport Lifeboat called out to aid fisherman

The Southport Lifeboat was called today (Wednesday 25th July) at 11.45am to aid a fisherman who had become trapped in the drive shaft of his boats engine.

Southport Rescue, along with Lytham IRB and RAF Valley helped free the man's foot before airlifting him to hospital.

The fisherman, who is in his 60s, was aboard his vessel at the mouth of the River Ribble, approximately 3 miles from Southport Pier.

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