Instituto de Socorros a Naufragos de Peniche - Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 39° 21.219 W 009° 22.713
29S E 467384 N 4356091
Quick Description: Instituto de Socorros a Naufragos de Peniche (Eng: Peniche Life Saving Station)
Location: Leiria, Portugal
Date Posted: 7/4/2011 3:42:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMBYA0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tornado Bram
Views: 4

Long Description:
The ISN history dates back to 1892 as Real Instituto de Socorros a Naufragos when it was founded by Queen D. Amélia as a private charitable organization due to the high number of shipwrecks that ocurred in the coasts of Europe.
Today ISN is part of the Portuguese Navy but it keeps the same principals and mission. To assist every individual no mather what is nationality is no mather if it´s friend or foe no mather if the country is at war or in peace.

ISN has pernanently:
31 Life Saving Stations
65 Life Saving Boats
140 Smallboats
24 Off Road Vehicles

During Summer season ISN is also responsible for the lifeguards on the beaches and operates a large quantity of ATV´s and water scooters.
Name of the Lifeboat or station: Instituto de Socorros a Naufragos de Peniche

Number of the Lifeboat: UAM 601

ISN Peniche
Largo da Ribeira
Peniche, Leiria Portugal

Callsign Marifoon: Not listed

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