Incident Date 27-05-2022 Launch Instruct 19:10 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area. Launched after a request from the Coastguards to search after a ‘pan pan’ had been received.The coastguard helicopter had been following a search pattern but was called away to a medevac.The ALB continued the search pattern but nothing was found andContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 11: 27-05-2022”
Incident Date 13-05-2022 Launch Instruct 19:28 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area. Launched to assist ILB with search for missing person.Person found elsewhere.
Incident Date 01-05-2022 Launch Instruct Assembly Only Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Tasked to search for an inshore fishing vessel overdue, however as Crew assembled, the vessel was reported safe and all Crew stood down.
Incident Date 26-04-2022 Launch Instruct 12:34 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour area. Launched to assist an 11m yacht stuck on the weather buoy off Torquay.The vessel was released by the ALB, then towed into Torquay harbour and handed over to the harbour and marina team who moored her up.
Incident Date 18-04-2022 Launch Instruct 14:25 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched assist a 29ft motor boat that was disabled approximately 1 mile SE of Thatcher Rock with two people on board. The vessel was towed back to Brixham marina and assisted onto her berth by the RNLI boarding vessel.
Incident Date 07-03-2022 Launch Instruct 17:53 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Oddicombe/Torquay Harbour area Launched to assist with search for a missing person.Casualty turned up at home.
Incident Date 12-02-2022 Launch Instruct 13:50 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to assist an 11 metre yacht that had broken steerage and was four miles east of Berry Head. The vessel was taken under tow to Brixham marina’s visitors pontoon with five persons onboard.
Incident Date 29-01-2022 Launch Instruct 10:08 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Hopes Cove area Launched to investigate an AIS (Automatic Identification Systems) man overboard alert in Hopes Cove. Upon arrival at scene it was established that the alarm had been inadvertently activated by a diver in the water who was perfectly safe.
Incident Date 04-01-2022 Launch Instruct 19:11 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched on request of Solent Coastguard following a 999 call from a Torquay resident who spotted a red flare in the centre of Torbay.After an in depth search with nothing found, ALB was stood down. Search pattern below.
Incident Date 04-12-2021 Launch Instruct Assembly Only Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Tasked by Solent Coastguard at 11:12 to look for two overdue divers near the Ore Stone rock. Fortunately the divers were found fit and well prior to launch, crew stood down.