Incident Date 30-06-2021 Launch Instruct 00:38 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Corbyn Head area Launched following reports of a vulnerable person on the cliff edge at Corbyn Head, Torquay.Police and coastguards were on the scene, the ILB stood off until the person was talked away from the edge and taken to an ambulance.ILB stoodContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 41 : 30-06-2021”
Incident Date 27-06-2021 Launch Instruct 14:34 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty English Channel area Launched to assist a French trawler with an engine room fire 37 miles south east of Berry Head; Salcombe ALB also launched to the same incident.On arrival there were two helicopters on scene. Three firefighters and one rescue swimmer wereContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 21: 27-06-2021”
Incident Date 26-06-2021 Launch Instruct 13:42 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Anstey’s Cove, Torquay Launched to assist a Coasteerer that had fallen and was reported to be in the water at Anstey’s Cove.Teignmouth B class lifeboat also launched.On arrival it was found that some friends that were with the casualty had managed to recoverContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 40 : 26-06-2021”
Incident Date 24-06-2021 Launch Instruct 11:00 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Meadfoot Beach area Both boats launched to stand off an incident where a vehicle had left the road and gone down the rocks above Meadfoot beach huts.Police/ Fire and HMCG also in attendance, and they recovered the injured person who was assessed inContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 20/ILB SHOUT 39: 24-06-2021”
Incident Date 17-06-2021 Launch Instruct Assembly Only Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Meadfoot Beach area. Request received to assist with a search for a vulnerable missing person.However, person was located before the launch was carried out.
Incident Date 15-06-2021 Launch Instruct 22:52 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Goodrington. Launched following the report of an object in the water off Goodrington North Sands. Coastguards on the scene following a 999 call.ILB identified the object as a log and took it ashore to the safe keeping of the Coastguards.A false alarm withContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 38 : 15-06-2021”
Incident Date 13-06-2021 Launch Instruct 10:16 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Thatcher Point area. Launched to search area around Thatcher Point for a person ashore or in the water following the discovery of a kayak that appeared to have been washed ashore at Thatcher Point. After much investigation and a shoreline search of theContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 37: 13-06-2021”
Incident Date 12-06-2021 Launch Instruct 14:50 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torquay area. Launched to attend area of rocks off the Imperial Hotel where a person was showing signs of possible secondary drowning after exiting the water.Casualty was eventually airlifted to hospital by Coastguard rescue helicopter and ILB stood down.
Incident Date 11-06-2021 Launch Instruct 18:17 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to to medivac a male from a 35’ yacht 18 miles east of Berry Head.Two crew assisted to sail yacht back to Brixham whilst ALB took the male to Torquay harbour where an ambulance attended and took the casualtyContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 19: 11-06-2021”
Incident Date 09-06-2021 Launch Instruct 16:14 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Preston Sands. Launched following a 999 call relating to a distressed person entering the sea at Preston Sands.Stood down once the casualty had been assisted back to shore by the Coastguards.