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Old 22 January 2013, 15:55   #1
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Over 8,000 launches in 2012

Just though some may be interested in these stats

Key RNLI figures in 2012

RNLI lifeboats launched 8,321 times
RNLI lifeboats rescued 7,912 people
RNLI lifeguards responded to 14,519 incidents
RNLI lifeguards assisted 16,414 people
The RNLI Flood Rescue Team deployed 12 times
4,073 (49%) lifeboat launches were to recreational craft
798 (10%) lifeboat launches were to commercial craft (fishing boats and other commercial vessels)
1,489 (18%) lifeboat launches were to boats with mechanical failure
Tower lifeboat station had the most launches overall and the most for an inshore lifeboat
Southend-on-Sea had the most launches for a coastal lifeboat station
The two new RNLI stations, Leverburgh and Lough Ree, had 11 and 14 launches respectively.

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