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”
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”
Incident Date 31-08-2021 Launch Instruct 07:12 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Tor Bay area Launched to assist a 24ft yacht with one person on board that was drifting close to the shoreline at Battery Point, Brixham.A crewman was put onto the casualty to secure a tow-line and the yacht was then towed to aContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 33: 31-08-2021”
Incident Date 30-08-2021 Launch Instruct 04:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched in response to a Mayday call from a yacht that was taking on water eight miles east of Berry Head.On arrival a lifeboat crewman was put aboard the vessel to assess the situation, he stayed aboard the casualty andContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 32: 30-08-2021”
Incident Date 15-08-2021 Launch Instruct 15:05 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist the ILB and SAR helicopter with an ongoing search around the Goodrington Sands/Torbay area.
Incident Date 10-08-2021 Launch Instruct 09:40 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Off Dartmouth Launched at request of the Coast Guard to a 64’ Motor Yacht with st’bd engine failure leading to a fire in the engine room with three persons on board, in a position 3.5nm SSW of Dartmouth Castle .. 0.5nm from BellContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 30: 10-08-2021”
Incident Date 07-08-2021 Launch Instruct 10:20 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to to attend a yacht five miles east of Berry Head with a sick crew member aboard. Yacht was escorted back to Brixham with Lifeboat paramedic attending to casualty on board and then subsequently handed over to Ambulance crew.
Incident Date 04-08-2021 Launch Instruct 12:30 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched to attend a small tug approximately seven miles east of Torbay, en route to Torquay, that had developed a fuel leak and potential fire hazard. The ALB stood by whilst the tug made it to Torquay where the ALBContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 28: 04-08-2021”
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”