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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)  -  April to June 2016

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Incident Date 25-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 25-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 09:15
Ready for Service Time 10:04

Launch Time 09:24

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 16

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Churston Point/Seven Quarries

Service The vessel 'Jennifer Ann' raised a 'PanPan' having been made aware of a cliff faller at Churston Point.

'Jennifer Ann' deployed divers ashore to assist. The ILB was tasked initially and the ALB launched in

support with a crew paramedic. Casualty transferred by the ILB Crew from land to the ILB and then

to Astra Zenica Car Park and the waiting Air Ambulance. The Casualty was then transferred by land

ambulance to Torbay Hospital.

Additional Notes HM Coastguards in attendance throughtout -Devon Air Ambulance tasked and landed at Astra

Zenica Car Park.
 
     

Incident Date 21-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 21-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 02:18
Ready for Service Time 04:20

Launch Time 02:33

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 15

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Nigel Crang

Location of Casualty Approx 3 miles SSE of River Dart entrance

Service Tasked to the 36 ft Sloop 'Cantreyn' caught in a fishing marker and unable to maintain steerage. To

avoid catching the marker around her propeller she raised a PanPan and called for assistance. The

ALB assisted the skipper freeing the marker before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 16-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 16-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 02:33
Ready for Service Time 03:19

Launch Time 02:46

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 14

Coxswain Roger Good Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Approx 1 mile NW of Breakwater end

Service Launched to locate a vessel unsure of her position but thought to be in Torbay. Found to be a rowing

boat with two teenagers on board. Casualties and rowing boat returned to the station where they

were met by the HM Coastguards.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 02-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 02-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 16:17
Ready for Service Time 17:28

Launch Time 16:31

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 13

Coxswain       Roger Good Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Both Lifeboats Tasked following a Police report of five young persons trapped in a cave at Corbyn

Head. The ILB located and recovered them. They were transferred to the All Weather Lifeboat and

onward to Torquay Harbour safe and well.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard Team also assisted.
 
     

Incident Date 30-May-16
Ready for Service Date 30-May-16

Launch Instruct 12:47
Ready for Service Time 13:34

Launch Time 12:47

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 12

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 200 metres off Holicombe Head

Service Tasked following the previous incident to a broken down speed boat with three people on board.

Speed boat returned under tow to Torquay Harbour before returning to station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 30-May-16
Ready for Service Date 30-May-16

Launch Instruct 12:24
Ready for Service Time 12:47

Launch Time 12:32

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 11

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Torquay Marina

Service Tasked to a vessel on fire within Torquay Marina. Fire was brought under control by the Fire Brigade

and declared safe as the ALB entered and checked out the vessel in Torquay Harbour. ALB then

tasked to a broken down speed boat.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 28-May-16
Ready for Service Date 28-May-16

Launch Instruct 02:28
Ready for Service Time 04:31

Launch Time 02:43

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 10

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Imperial Hotel - ledge

Service Launched in thick fog to investigate 'sounds' reported by a yacht at anchor - sounds possibly from

someone in distress. 'Y' boat launched to investigate report of someone on the Imperial Ledge.

Person recovered by the 'Y' Boat to the ALB and then onwards to Torquay Harbour and the awaiting

Coastguards before returning to station.

Additional Notes Very thick fog
 
     

Incident Date 01-May-16
Ready for Service Date 01-May-16

Launch Instruct 15:09
Ready for Service Time 16:20

Launch Time 15:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 9

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of Casualty 7 miles ENE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to intercept the yacht 'Gilliat' and confirm the remaining two crew were able to continue their

passage to Torquay following the medical evacuation of a crew member by Rescue Helicopter 106

from Portland. The casualty was landed at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 25-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 25-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 13:44
Ready for Service Time 16:19

Launch Time 13:55

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 8

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Transferred at approx 10 miles ENE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to the Fishing Vessel Angelina initially 18 miles East of Torbay to evacuate an injured crew

member. Casualty transferred to Torquay Harbour and an awaiting ambulance for onward transfer to

Torbay Hospital.

Additional Notes Crew Paramedic boarded the Angelina and assessed the casualty before transfer to the ALB
 
   

   
     

Incident Date 23-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 23-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 21:43
Ready for Service Time              02:25

Launch Time 22:01

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 7

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 16 miles East of Berry Head

Service 'PanPan' issued following engine failure on the 27ft vessel 'Channel Drifter' with two people on board.

She was on passage towards Portland Bill. ALB launched to their assistance. The vessel was

located 16 miles East of Berry Head and returned under tow to Brixham.

Additional Notes
   

   
     

Incident Date 11-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 11-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 08:22
Ready for Service Time 11:54

Launch Time 08:44

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 6

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 12 Miles East of Berry Head

Service Tasked to the 18' Fishing Vessel 'Lizzy Jane' with two people on board following a 'PanPan' call

reporting engine failure. Vessel towed back to Brixham Marina.

Additional Notes

 

   
     

Incident Date 08-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 08-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 16:09
Ready for Service Time 16:54

Launch Time 16:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2016 Shout Number 5

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 0.5 mile NE Breakwater end

Service Tasked following a 'MayDay' call from the motor vessel Discovery reporting a collision with an

underwater object that had caused some damage. The crew were concerned about possible water

ingress. The ALB launched and escorted them into Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes Whilst some damage was evident the vessel made it safely to her mooring.
 
     

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