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.
Incident Date 06-06-2021 Launch Instruct 21:00 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Berry Head area Both boats launched to search for a vulnerable person between Berry Head and Sharkham Point.Both boats stood off whilst the Police dealt with the situation which took some considerable time.Once the vulnerable person was deemed to be in safe handsContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 18/ILB SHOUT 34: 06-06-2021”
Incident Date 06-06-2021 Launch Instruct 19:15 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Hope Nose area Both boats launched following the report of a jet ski with nobody aboard drifting 0.5 mile north of Hopes Nose, Teignmouth B class boat also attended.After a lengthy search a jet ski with one person on board was located andContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 17/ILB SHOUT 33: 06-06-2021”
Incident Date 04-06-2021 Launch Instruct 15:05 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Goodrington Beach area. Launched following report of a pink inflatable approximately one mile off Goodrington beach.Due to S. W’ly wind direction, force 3, cruise ships also asked to search from their positions.Area searched by ILB and one inflatable found, returned to beach whereContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 32: 04-06-2021”
Incident Date 31-05-2021 Launch Instruct 22:35 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist a 6.5m cabin cruiser that had suffered engine failure close to the Orestone rock.The ILB located the vessel and the two people on board and towed them to Torquay Marina. The vessel and people were placed alongside andContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 31: 31-05-2021”