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- Gradually, medicine took over, and, although the Society continued to provide equipment like lifebuoys until the mid-20th century, its focus switched to awards for courage.
- Apart from the need for lifebuoys, the water safety report highlighted a number of hazards along the river.
- As the badly injured seaman struggled to stay afloat in the freezing water - he was not wearing a lifejacket - crewmen from his ship threw lifebuoys.
- These lifebuoys are there to save lives and I hope these people don't find themselves responsible for a death.
- We need to make sure that the proper back-up in is place so that we don't ever have a situation again where there are no lifebuoys.
- He said a lifebuoy closest to the scene had been replaced three days before the incident, but was not there on the day.
- Like a shipwrecked man clinging to a punctured lifebuoy, Scotland found it increasingly difficult to keep their heads above water and it is to their credit that they were not entirely submerged before the finish.
- In the inquiry report the Captain was criticised for failing to set up a proper lookout and for failing to deploy his vessel's lifebuoys and life raft.
- Meanwhile on Friday last Sligo Harbour Commissioners placed 15 lifebuoys on their stretch of the river from Hughes Bridge to the deepwater.
- As usual bag after bag was filled with litter but, more alarmingly, ten lifebuoys were hauled out from this short stretch.
- Peterhead clings to its harbour like a man overboard grips a lifebuoy.
- For some reason best known to whoever it was, a lifebuoy on Abbeyside strand was taken from its berthing and shamelessly burned.
- They are framed by a lifebuoy from the former Aranui ferry, which was dedicated on the same day as their school.
- He flung lifebuoys to them before jumping into the sea himself.
- As the tragedy unfolded, the eyewitness tried to find a lifebuoy.
- Elsewhere the Committee Secretary has contacted the Irish Water Safety Association to establish the number of lifebuoys needed and where they should be located.
- What is required is a motion demanding that the executive include funds under the appropriate heading for the purchase and maintenance of lifebuoys along the river.
- He said: ‘The city of Derry had a similar problem along the Foyle but they brought in alarmed lifebuoys.’
- He has called for the installation of 12 lifebuoys along the one-and-a-half-mile stretch of water from Doorly Park to the river mouth.
- That carries a cost and the cost rises with every act of vandalism where lifebuoys or ropes are removed.
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