ALB SHOUT 43: 16-11-2021

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”

ALB SHOUT 42: 04-11-2021

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

ALB SHOUT 41: 13-10-2021

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”

ALB SHOUT 40: 11-10-2021

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.

ALB SHOUT 39: 07-10-2021

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..

ALB SHOUT 38: 27-09-2021

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.

ALB SHOUT 37: 21-09-2021

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

ALB SHOUT 36: 14-09-2021

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.

ALB SHOUT 35: 03-09-2021

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”

ALB SHOUT 34: 31-08-2021

Incident Date 31-08-2021 Launch Instruct 23:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Tor Bay area Launched to assist a yacht with six persons on board, which had a fouled propeller.The vessel was near the end of the breakwater with a fresh easterly onshore wind blowing, so a tow was secured and it was taken toContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 34: 31-08-2021”