For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Category: Callouts
  • Callout 784

    Callout 784

    Following reports that a partially capsized Canoe was spotted at the Fisherman’s Co-Operative on the River Bann, LNR flood and swift water rescue teams were tasked at 19:59 to investigate and conduct a search of the immediate area. Our teams launched flood and swift boats from the slip at Toome canal and retrieved the canoe […]


  • Callout 783

    Callout 783

    Lifeboats paged at 21:07 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a fishing vessel that had lost engine power and was drifting towards rocks near Ballyronan. Lifeboats launched and made best speed whilst searching for the casualty vessel. A short time later our lifeboats located the vessel with 2 persons onboard. Once on scene the crew […]


  • Callout 782

    Callout 782

    Lifeboats paged at 12:02 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a cruiser that had hit rocks on the south side of Rams island. Lifeboats launched and proceeded to the area to commence a search; the casualty vessel was located at Lignaboy Point. Once on scene the crew confirmed all onboard were ok before a tow […]


  • Callout 781

    Callout 781

    Lifeboats paged at 16:31 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a broken-down speedboat at Hunters Point. Once on scene the casualty vessel was inspected, and crew confirmed all onboard were ok before a tow was commenced towards Kinnego. The casualty vessel and the 3 persons on board were returned safely to Kinnego Marina Lifeboats returned […]


  • Callout 780

    Callout 780

    Lifeboats were tasked at 11:17 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a broken down Jetski between Ardmore Point and Rams Island. Once on scene the Jetski was inspected before a tow was commenced towards Antrim. The Jetski was recovered at Antrim Marina and handed into the care of Lough Neagh Coastguard Rescue Team. Lifeboats returned […]


  • Callout 779

    Callout 779

    LNR Lifeboats and Swift Response Units were tasked by Belfast Coastguard at 14:38 to respond to reports of a vehicle in the water at Kinnego marina.  Crew responded quickly and upon arriving on scene worked alongside colleagues from statutory bodies.  Following a successful outcome to the multi-agency tasking the lifeboats and response units were stood […]


  • Callout 778

    Callout 778

    LNR Lifeboats were tasked at 18:13 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a sailing vessel with 2 persons on board that was aground at the entrance of the six-mile water. The lifeboats launched and made best speed to the casualty vessel, when on scene the crew confirmed that those onboard the vessel were safe and […]


  • Callout 777

    Callout 777

    While crew were carrying out routine training, they were made aware by a member of the public at 20:40 that a vessel had engine difficulty at Stanierds point. Our lifeboats were then tasked to assist and made best speed to the casualty vessel.  The lifeboat arrived on scene and checked the condition of all onboard, […]


  • Callout 776

    Lifeboats were tasked at 20:37 by Belfast Coastguard to reports of a speed boat with 3 persons on board that was taking on water in the vicinity of Rams Island. Lifeboats launched immediately and proceeded towards Rams Island and commenced a search, our lifeboats rendezvoused with a vessel at the south side of the island […]


  • Callout 775

    Lifeboats and shore crew were tasked at 19:48 to search for a vessel that had lost steering on the River Bann. As information was limited at the time of the tasking, lifeboats and shore crew launched and searched both the Lower and Upper River Bann, North and South of the lough. Our crew located the […]