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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)  -  April to June 2017

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Incident Date 24-May-17
Ready for Service Date 24-May-17

Launch Instruct 09:42
Ready for Service Time 10:11

Launch Time 09:50

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 14

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Off Seven Quarries

Service The casualty vessel raised a MayDay following water ingress. The ALB was tasked and the

'Brixham Express' on passage to Brixham took the casualty under tow to Brixham Harbour. The

water ingress apparently ceased when the engine was stopped. The ALB proceeded and checked all

was under control before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

Incident Date 15-May-17
Ready for Service Date 15-May-17

Launch Instruct 10:32
Ready for Service Time 13:39

Launch Time 10:40

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 13

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 3.5 miles South of Berry Head

Service Tasked to a vessel suffering from fouled propellers. The ALB towed the Vessel to Dartmouth

Additional Notes

Incident Date 14-May-17
Ready for Service Date 14-May-17

Launch Instruct 19:40
Ready for Service Time 20:09

Launch Time 19:50

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 12

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 0.7 miles East of Paignton Pier

Service Launched to an apparently broken down speed boat reported to be approximately 0.7 miles off

Paignton Pier. As the ALB left Brixham Harbour the casualty vessel managed to restart her engines

and made way to Brixham Harbour. The ALB shadowed them to safety before returning to station.

Additional Notes

 

 
 

Incident Date 12-May-17
Ready for Service Date 12-May-17

Launch Instruct 12:40
Ready for Service Time 13:45

Launch Time 12:45

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 11

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 0.3 miles SE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to a vessel taking water. The vessel was able to make way and the ALB escorted her to the

safety of Brixham Harbour. The ALB had her salvage pump prepared and ready to transfer should

the situation become any worse. The casualty vessel was checked over before the ALB returned to

station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 09-May-17
Ready for Service Date 09-May-17

Launch Instruct 15:45
Ready for Service Time 16:40

Launch Time 15:53

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 10

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Close to Berry Head

Service Tasked to a vessel fouled by fishing gear without power and drifting close to Berry Head. Other

vessels in the area went to their assistance and esatblished an emergency tow to keep her from the

rocks prior to the arrival of the All Weather Lifeboat. ALB towed the vessel to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 28-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 28-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 16:56
Ready for Service Time 21:32

Launch Time 17:08

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 9

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty 23 miles SSE of Berry Head

Service The fishing vessel 'Ruby Tuesday' with two people on board raised a 'PanPan' following engine

failure. The All Weather Lifeboat was tasked to her assistance and returned her under tow to

Brixham arriving shortly before 21:00hrs.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 22-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 22-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 14:41
Ready for Service Time 15:48

Launch Time 14:48

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 8

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Off Meadfoot

Service Tasked to a 19 ft Bay Liner with four people on board apparently drifting towards Thatcher Rock

having suffered engine failure. A JetSki in the vicinity took the vessel in tow pending arrival of the

lifeboat. Casualty vessel taken in tow by the ALB to Torquay Harbour before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 13-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 13-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 17:34
Ready for Service Time 19:24

Launch Time 17:44

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 7

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of Casualty Reported as 3 miles South of Berry Head

Service Launched to the yacht 'Sister Moon' reportedly unable to make progress and giving a position as 3

miles South of Berry Head. After a detailed search the vessel could not be located - eventually the

vessel was reported to be in the Start Point area. Salcombe lifeboat was then tasked and Torbay

Lifeboat released to return to station shortly before 19:00..

Additional Notes To establish her position the casualty vessel was requested to launch a 'Red Flare' She was actually

12 miles SSW of Berry Head.

 

Images of 'Sister Moon' arriving in Dartmouth around 20:00hrs - Andy Kyle

   
     

Incident Date 04-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 04-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 12:29
Ready for Service Time 17:00

Launch Time 12:42

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 6

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 21 Miles East of Berry Head

Service The ALB was tasked to the sailing vessel 'Magic Mood' that had raised a 'PanPan' call having

suffered a main sail problem and engine failure. She was unable to make reasonable

headway. ALB once on scene put a crewman aboard and returned the vessel under tow to Brixham

arriving shortly before 17:00.

Additional Notes
   


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