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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)  -  April to June 2013

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Incident Date 26-Jun-13
Ready for Service Date 26-Jun-13

Launch Instruct 03:42
Ready for Service Time 11:35

Launch Time 03:56

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 22

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of 32 miles SE of Berry Head

Service Fishing vessel 'Fidelitas' lost all power close to the west bound lane of the Casquets Traffic

Seperation Scheme (TSS). Pan Pan broadcast failed to raise assistance and the ALB was

tasked. The fishing vessel was returned under tow to Brixham without further incident.

Additional A quiet and still summer morning!
 
     

Incident Date 22-Jun-13
Ready for Service Date 22-Jun-13

Launch Instruct 15:44
Ready for Service Time 18:47

Launch Time 15:54

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 21

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Transfer - 13 Miles SE of Berry Head

Service Launched to the tanker 'Promitheas' to evacuate an injured crew member. Tanker was

heading down channel and turned back towards Torbay to meet the lifeboat. Casualty

transferred in near gale conditions to the lifeboat. Casualty met by SWest Ambulance
  at Haldon Pier, Torquay.

Additional
 
     

Incident Date 13-Jun-13
Ready for Service Date 14-Jun-13

Launch Instruct 22:15
Ready for Service Time 00:08

Launch Time 22:26

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 20

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Possibly Roundham Head

Service Launched to join HM Coastguard in a search for a missing person. Coastline search covered

the area between Saltern Cove and Livermead. ALB released shortly before midnight - no

one fitting description observed from seaward.

Additional ALB 'Y' Boat launched to assist in search around Paignton Harbour
 
     

Incident Date 05-Jun-13
Ready for Service Date 05-Jun-13

Launch Instruct 17:55
Ready for Service Time 19:11

Launch Time 18:01

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 19

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Western End of Meadfoot Beach

Service Tasked following report of person in the water at Meadfoot Beach. Oscar IV assisted giving

CPR and ILB crew joined the team. Casualty recovered and lifted to Rescue Helo 106 and

onwards to Derrifod Hospital, Plymouth.

Additional Rescue Helo 106 joined and transferred casualty to Derriford.
   
     

Incident Date 04-Jun-13
Ready for Service Date 04-Jun-13

Launch Instruct 10:07
Ready for Service Time 11:34

Launch Time 10:16

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 18

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Shoreline Search

Service ALB tasked to join with others on a shoreline search for a missing person. Coastline from

Berry Head to Corbyn Head checked - missing person not located. ALB released to return to station

Additional
 

   

All quiet in May! Two months exactly between ALB Shouts...

   

 
   

Incident Date 04-Apr-13
Ready for Service Date 04-Apr-13

Launch Instruct 07:11
Ready for Service Time 07:59

Launch Time 07:25

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 17

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Paul Bradfield

Location of Corbyn Head

Service A member of the public apparently observed a person climbing over a fence and vanishing

over Corbyn Head. ALB tasked to check from seaward however no casualty was observed and

the ALB was released to return to station.

Additional  info Tide was low enough for HM Coastguards to check around the cliff base.
   

 

Incident Date 03-Apr-13
Ready for Service Date 04-Apr-13

Launch Instruct 21:41
Ready for Service Time 02:33

Launch Time 21:54

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 16

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Paul Bradfield

Location of 14 miles ENE of Berry Head

Service Launched following report via the Danish Authorities and Falmouth MRCC that a single

handed round the world yachtsman had suffered a broken mast and engine faillure and was

dead in the water. Yacht located by the ALB and crewman put aboard. Once the rigging had

been made safe and a tow established the yacht was returned to Brixham.

Additional  info Winds continue from the NE at force 6 gusting 8 - ALB made steady progress in difficult sea

conditions towards casualty at around 14 knots.

 

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Incident Date 01-Apr-13
Ready for Service Date 01-Apr-13

Launch Instruct 21:08
Ready for Service Time 21:12

Launch Time

ALB Assembly Only
2013 Shout 1

Coxswain Mechanic

Location of River Dart

Service Preparing to launch to report of a person in the water. Resolved by others. Launch cancelled

Additional  info


Incident Date 01-Apr-13
Ready for Service Date 01-Apr-13

Launch Instruct 09:59
Ready for Service Time 11:48

Launch Time 10:10

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2013 Shout 15

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Watcombe Head area

Service Tasked to join a missing person search checking the coastline between Long Quarry and

Mackerell Cove. Finally included a shoreline search to Torquay Harbour before returning to

station - no one located by the ALB.

Additional  info
 
   

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