Here are a selection of call outs `shouts' that MIRO has responded to: Not all shouts are published 2018 3rd April Call relating to missing child. MIRO launched. Stood down when person found safe and well.
7th April Responded to coastguard response to a faint MAYDAY. Launched 22.30 carried out search in conjunction to other units. Stood down 00.30 hrs. Nothing found.
April 15 Call to assist people rescuing dog in Findhorn Bay.
2017 Paged by coastguard on numerous occasions throughout 2017 in response to vessels and people in difficulty including:. 15 October Attended in response to call from Coastguard. Dog located by the rescue helicopter and MIRO boat crew completed a successful rescue. 23 July Call out to Burghead boat reported in difficulties 11 July Call out to Nairn 15 June Called to assist Kite Surfer 28 June Call out to assist Kayaks and boarders in difficulty at the Old Bar
2016 May 21st Attended Nairn Harbour Day. Called to assist capsized sailing boat at harbour entrance. Diverted by Aberdeen Coastguard to major incident off Findhorn Bay. Sudden squall with 60mph wind resulted in capsize of 7 boats. Working with Invergordon,& North Kessock RNLI vessels plus Coastguard Helicopter. Recovered upturned day sailer craft to Findhorn.
May 23rd Called to assist with inland incident upstream in River Findhorn near A 96 Road bridge. Person reported in difficulties in River.
June 5th Called by coastguard following reports of 2 persons in difficulty off Hopeman. MIRO recalled in transit when situation resolved.
June 25th Paged by coastguard following reports of people cut off by rising tide near Sculptor's cave East of Hopeman. Casualties located by MIRO who then stood by to assist with rescue by small inshore craft launched from Buckie deepwater RNLI lifeboat.
August 2nd Pager call at 0715hrs from Aberdeen Coastguard following reports of vessel drifting about 2nm north of Findhorn channel. Vessel located with no persons aboard. Appears to have broken from mooring. Vessel towed into Findhorn. MIRO boat refuelled and back on station by 0845hrs.
September 6th Called out by coastguard following reports of persons in difficulty out on sand at inner part of Findhorn Bay. Shallow draft MIRO 2 vessel launched. Crew recalled when persons reported safely ashore.
October 1st Pager call out by Coastguard at 2015hrs following reports of red distress flares seen near Hopeman. MIRO vessel launched and area search carried out in conjunction with local coastguard on shore. Nothing found. Vessel refuelled and back on station by 2250hrs. 2015 Sept 18th Called by Aberdeen Coastguard at 22 30 hrs to assist with search for missing person. Boat launched and search carried out in Findhorn bay and Findhorn North shore as far as Roseisle. MIRO stood down when missing person found ashore. Vessel refuelled and back on station 0038hrs.
Sept 27th Called by Aberdeen Coastguard following reports of vessel in difficulty with engine trouble off Findhorn Bar. Boat launched 1755 hrs and area searched. MIRO boat recalled by Coastguard after missing vessel located in Burghead. MIRO boat refuelled and back on station by 1900hrs.
Nov 8th Pager call by Aberdeen Coastguard following reports of 2 people cut off by tide on sandbar near Nairn. Casualties assisted ashore by Nairn mobile CG unit and MIRO vessel recalled at 1330hrs.
Nov 13th Called out at 1440hrs following reports of swimmer in difficulty on west side of Findhorn Bay entrance channel. Casualty located and recovered to Findhorn Marina. Ambulance in attendance and casualty checked for hypothermia by paramedics before being taken to hospital.
2014 June 23rd Called by Police 1930 hrs to assist with search for missing person. Shoreline search carried out from Burghead to the Old Bar. Search stood down at 2130 hrs.
July 1st Pager call-out by Coastguard 1745 hrs. Two persons trapped by rising tide on sandbank near Nairn. Casualties located and taken to Nairn Harbour.
August 1st Called by Coastguard. Person reported in water off Nairn. Launched 0428 hrs. Arrived on scene and stood by whilst person recovered from shallow water by shore-based Coastguard and Police. Boat refuelled and back on station 0525 hrs.
August 1st Called by Coastguard 2115 hrs. Two joggers cut off by tide on sandbar near Nairn. Casualties located and taken ashore where they were checked by ambulance crew.
August 6th Called following reports of boat drifting at southern end of findhorn Bay. Launched 1905 hrs and boat quickly located. Area checked for possible persons in the water. No-one found. Boat recovered to pier and handed over to Coastguard shore party.
September 5th Called at 2020 hrs following report of person in water off Nairn West Beach. On scene at 2050 hrs. Following systematic search, reported sighting turned out to be creel marker. Search stood down and boat back at base at 2220 hrs.