ALB SHOUT 16/ILB SHOUT 22: 08-05-2021

Incident Date08-05-2021
Launch Instruct15:00
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head area

Both boats launched to stand by off Berry Head where a vulnerable person was threatening to self harm after part descending down the cliff.
Both boats stood down when casualty was confirmed to be safe and in Police care.

ALB SHOUT 15: 06-05-2021

Incident Date06-05-2021
Launch Instruct00:31
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyTorquay area

Launched to assist the Police and Coastguard Rescue Teams to ensure the safety of a vulnerable person to the east of Torquay.
The position was pinpointed by shore based assets who were unable to approach the person due to the location.
Two RNLI crew members went ashore and were able to guide the person from the shore to the ALB via the Y-boat, who then transported the individual to Torquay Harbour. Left in the care of shore based assets.


ALB SHOUT 14: 04-05-2021

Incident Date04-05-2021
Launch Instruct16:10
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyOff Paignton Beach

Launched to assist a paddle boarder being blown offshore from Paignton Beach in a fresh N. W’ly offshore breeze.
Coastguard helicopter was nearby on exercise and airlifted person back to the beach whilst ALB was en route. Paddle board recovered by a passing vessel.
ALB stood down.


ALB SHOUT 13: 02-05-2021

Incident Date02-05-2021
Launch Instruct18:05
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyLyme Bay area

Launched to assist a 21ft fishing vessel 26 miles east of Berry Head with reported engine problems, both persons on board were very sea sick and due to the adverse weather conditions it was not safe to transfer them to the ALB so a tow was put in place.
On arrival the ILB took the persons to a waiting ambulance (shout 21).

ALB SHOUT 12: 27-04-2021

Incident Date27-04-2021
Launch Instruct22:18
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyTorquay area

Launched to assist with the rescue of a vulnerable young person at Long Quarry Point, Teignmouth Lifeboat already on site.
Ferried Police Officers from Torquay Harbour to scene and then stood down.
Casualty was taken to safety by Teignmouth Lifeboat.

ILB SHOUT 19: 27-04-2021

Incident Date27-04-2021
Launch Instruct11:11
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyGoodrington area

Launched at the request of the Police to do a shoreline search in the Goodrington Beach area for a vulnerable person reported to be in the area.
Bay wide search conducted before the person was located safe and well; ILB stood down