Book of Condolences for Rescue 116 has been opened in Baltimore

March 31st, 2017 11:32 AM

By Southern Star Team

The Ocean Challenger tug from Castletownbere is on its way to help in the recovery of Rescue 116. (Photo: Kevin Lynch/

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A BOOK of Condolences for the crew of Rescue 116 has been opened by Baltimore Lifeboat Station.

For anyone wishing to sign the book will be available at Bushe’s Bar, Baltimore until Saturday morning. 

On Saturday afternoon the book will be available for signing at Baltimore Lifeboat Station, which will be open to the public between 12 noon and 4pm, it will also be available for signing at the Sacred Heart church in Rath, Baltimore, before 7.30pm Mass on Saturday and again before Sunday morning Mass at 10.15am.
The book will be given to the Irish Coast Guard at a later date.

The thoughts and prayers of Baltimore RNLI and the community of Baltimore are with the families, friends and colleagues of the crew of Rescue 116, and it is hoped that all the missing crew members will be brought home soon.

Meanwhile, the Castletownbere-based tug the Ocean Challenger, left West Cork yesterday for Blacksod Bay in Co Mayo, to help with the recovery of the Rescue 116 helicopter.


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