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.
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.