Incident Date 01-08-2021 Launch Instruct 13:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to a possible fire on 9m motor fishing vessel with three persons on board at a position approx 20 miles east of Torquay. No serious fire and the vessel taken undertow.The owner arranged for a trawler to take overContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 27: 01-08-2021”
Incident Date 29-07-2021 Launch Instruct Assembly Only Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour. Request received to assist following reports of a person in Torquay Harbour.Police recovered the person before the launch was carried out.
Incident Date 21-07-2021 Launch Instruct 20:12 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Berry Head area Launched to assist Devon and Cornwall Police.
Incident Date 21-07-2021 Launch Instruct 05:50 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Off Brixham Breakwater Launched following reports of a drifting rib 1.2 miles north east of Brixham breakwater. The rib was recovered and the owner located ashore safe and well.
Incident Date 19-07-2021 Launch Instruct 17:18 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Off Torquay harbour Launched to assist a reported person lying face down on a stand-up-paddle board (SUP)On arrival it was discovered that the person had been sunbathing and fallen asleep.Paddle boarder escorted back to Torquay harbour.
Incident Date 14-07-2021 Launch Instruct 00:27 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Off Torquay Seafront ILB launched following reports of a person in distress in the water off Torquay Seafront. Although the casualty was in telephone communication with the Coastguard there was some confusion as to their exact location, which was causing concern, so itContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 25/ILB SHOUT 42: 14-07-2021”
Incident Date 09-07-2021 Launch Instruct 21:53 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay Launched to assist a 23′ motor boat with five persons on board.Contact had been established via the Coastguards and mobile phone so it was decided to launch as it was getting dark and they had no VHF on board.ALB assisted the boatContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 24: 09-07-2021”
Incident Date 06-07-2021 Launch Instruct 17:21 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty St Mary’s Bay area Launched to assist three persons who had been stand-up paddle boarding but due to the strong breeze had ended up climbing Cradle Rock and calling for help.The Y boat was launched to recover the casualties from the rocks backContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 23: 06-07-2021”
Incident Date 04-07-2021 Launch Instruct 16:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to assist an 8.5m yacht with two crew on board, one suffering from sea sickness and causing concern. Vessel was 10/12 miles out in Lyme Bay in a Force 6.Two ALB crew members were transferred on board the yacht,Continue reading “ALB SHOUT 22: 04-07-2021”
Incident Date 30-06-2021 Launch Instruct 00:38 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Corbyn Head area Launched to assist Devon and Cornwall Police.