Incident Date 26-11-2021 Launch Instruct 14:38 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist a yacht approx half a mile NW of Berry Head following a red flare and Mayday call One person on board the vessel which had a jammed headsail and engine difficulties. Weather on scene was blowing a steadyContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 44: 26-11-2021”
Incident Date 16-11-2021 Launch Instruct 19:14 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to a reported Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) signal 1.5 miles east of Roundham head. The related PLB or vessel was not on any automatic identification system (AIS). Search started but could not track PLB ( no signal)Coastguards contacted boat ownerContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 43: 16-11-2021”
Incident Date 04-11-2021 Launch Instruct 23:01 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Sharkham area (Brixham) Launched to assist Devon and Cornwall Police
Incident Date 13-10-2021 Launch Instruct 20:35 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Hollicombe beach/Torquay area Launched in conjunction with the ILB to assist Torbay Coastguards following reports of three red flare sightings.A thorough search of the area proved fruitless and it was concluded the flares had been fired from the shore so both boats wereContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 41: 13-10-2021”
Incident Date 11-10-2021 Launch Instruct 17:10 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Meadfoot beach area Launched in conjunction with the ILB to assist Torbay Coastguards with the evacuation of an injured person from rocks at Meadfoot beach.
Incident Date 07-10-2021 Launch Instruct 16:12 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist with the search for two overdue divers.Divers were seen back on the surface and after a debrief with the crew they were escorted back to their dive boat and then on to Brixham harbour..
Incident Date 27-09-2021 Launch Instruct 18:30 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to medivac a sick passenger from the cruise ship ‘Sky Princess’ miles off Berry Head. The casualty was successfully taken off the ship and delivered to a waiting ambulance crew at Torquay harbour.
Incident Date 21-09-2021 Launch Instruct 22:02 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Daddyhole Plain area Launched to assist Devon and Cornwall Police
Incident Date 13-09-2021 Launch Instruct 20:05 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched following a Mayday call from a 14m yacht taking on water 29 miles sooth-east of Berry Head.On arrival it was discovered the vessel had made temporary repairs and was under way. ALB escorted her back to Brixham marina.
Incident Date 03-09-2021 Launch Instruct 01:08 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched launched to assist an ocean going rowing boat two miles south east of Berry Head with two persons on board.One of the rowers was suffering with severe seasickness so it was decided to tow the casualty back to BrixhamContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 35: 03-09-2021”