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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)  -  April to June 2018

12-Apr-18 14-Apr-18 03-May-18(2) 15-May-18 30-May-18
31-May-18 01-Jun-18(2) 07-Jun-18    
         
         

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Incident Date 07-Jun-18
Ready for Service Date 07-Jun-18

Launch Instruct 09:38
Ready for Service Time 13:05

Launch Time 09:54

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 19

Coxswain James Hoare Mechanic Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Approx 11 Miles SSE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 30ft Fishing Vessel out of Dartmouth suffering electrical and engine problems and

unable to make way. Vessel taken in tow and returned to Dartmouth Harbour

Additional Notes This was newly appointed Dep Cox James Hoare first operational tasking  
 
 
     

Incident Date 01-Jun-18
Ready for Service Date 01-Jun-18

Launch Instruct 19:00
Ready for Service Time 21:25

Launch Time 19:00

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 18

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Nigel Crang

Location of Casualty Possibly Elberry Cove to Preston

Service The ALB was departing on exercise when their assistance was called on to carry out a shoreline

search from Elberry to Paignton initially extending towards Livermead. The ALB carried out a very

detailed search in both directions before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 01-Jun-18
Ready for Service Date 01-Jun-18

Launch Instruct 10:40
Ready for Service Time 12:33

Launch Time 10:50

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 17

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Mansands - Southern end

Service The ALB was launched following various reports of a yacht aground and seriously listing to the

South of Mansands towards Scabbacombe. Investigations into the circumstances of the grounding

continuing with others. Shore line search carried out before returning to station with one casualty

where they were met by an Ambulance.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard checking the coastline from Mansands to Scabbacombe
 
     

Incident Date 31-May-18
Ready for Service Date 31-May-18

Launch Instruct 18:22
Ready for Service Time 21:24

Launch Time 18:33

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 16

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 8 miles ESE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 29ft becalmed yacht, two persons on board,with engine failure. Yacht located using

Direction Finder equipment. Two crew transferred to the yacht to establish a tow line. Yacht returned

under tow to Brixham.

Additional Notes Very poor visibility with extensive fog patches
 
     

Incident Date 30-May-18
Ready for Service Date 30-May-18

Launch Instruct 11:42
Ready for Service Time 12:55

Launch Time 11:53

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 15

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Approx 200 metres North of Paignton Pier

Service Both lifeboats launched to a 32ft Commercial Sailing vessel with six persons on board that had run

aground to the North of Paignton Pier. Four casualties were transferred by the ILB to the ALB. The

ALB then proceeded to Torquay Harbour where they were landed before the ALB returned to station.

Additional Notes HM Coastguards and the Harbour launch also in attendance remaining on scene pending a refloat of

the vessel
 
     

Incident Date 15-May-18
Ready for Service Date 15-May-18

Launch Instruct 12:16
Ready for Service Time 19:05

Launch Time 12:28

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 14

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty 27 Miles SSE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 23ft Fishing Vessel suffering engine failure. The fishing vessel was taken in tow and

returned to Torquay Harbour arriving shortly after 18:00. They were met by HM Coastguards. The

ALB then returned to Brixham and refuelled before returning to station

Additional Notes
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Incident Date 03-May-18
Ready for Service Date 03-May-18

Launch Instruct 13:55
Ready for Service Time 16:10

Launch Time 14:06

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 13

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty 4.5 miles NNE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 28ft yacht having been dismasted. Once the mast had been cut away and stowed

safely the lifeboat returned her under tow to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 03-May-18
Ready for Service Date 03-May-18

Launch Instruct 03:17
Ready for Service Time 04:10

Launch Time 03:33

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 12

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic

Location of Casualty New Fish Quay, Brixham

Service Launched to assist in the recovery of an injured fisherman from a vessel within the harbour. Casualty

landed at the passenger pontoon and transferred to the care of HM Coastguard and SW Ambulance.

Additional Notes The incident occurred shortly after low water making landing to shore difficult hence lifeboat transfer
 
     

Incident Date 14-Apr-18
Ready for Service Date 14-Apr-18

Launch Instruct 12:20
Ready for Service Time 14:02

Launch Time 12:25

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 11

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Shoalstone

Service Both lifeboats launched to a local fishing boat that had grounded on rocks off Shoalstone. The ILB

moved a crewman aboard the casualty vessel to assess the situation The ALB established a line to

maintain a steady pull as the tide came in. The casualty vessel came free at approximately 13:30

and was escorted back to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes
 
 

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Incident Date 12-Apr-18
Ready for Service Date 12-Apr-18

Launch Instruct 09:41
Ready for Service Time 10:51

Launch Time 09:55

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2018 Shout Number 10

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty 1 Mile NE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 15 metre fishing vessel with possible electrical problems and having anchored

awaiting assistance. The ALB brought the fishing vessel under tow into Brixham Harbour before

returning to station.

Additional Notes Shortly after being brought into harbour the fishing vessel rectified the problem and returned to carry

on fishing.
 
 
     

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