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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB) - January to March 2012

02-Jan-12 07-Jan-12 20-Jan-12 11-Feb-12 26-Feb-12
01-Mar-12 02-Mar-12 06-Mar-12 10-Mar-12  
         
         

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Incident Date 10-Mar-12
Ready for Service Date 10-Mar-12

Launch Instruct 11:30
Ready for Service Time 12:02

Launch Time 11:39

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 10

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Off Holicombe Head

Service Launched following a report of a capsized sailing dinghy thought to be in the Torre Abbey

area. The ILB checked vessels between Torquay and Paignton but none found to be in

difficulty. ALB released early on in the incident when all appeared OK.

Additional

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Incident Date 06-Mar-12
Ready for Service Date 06-Mar-12

Launch Instruct 16:48
Ready for Service Time 18:24

Launch Time 16:56

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 9

Coxswain
Mark Criddle
Mechanic Mat Tyler

Location of 5 miles SE of Berry Head

Service Fishing vessel Propitious TH181 reported flooding of the engine space and requested

assistance. May Day relay issued and ALB tasked to her assistance. Several other fishing

vessels made there way also. Emergency pump and crew members put aboard. Cause of

ingress isolated and engine recovered. ALB escorted vessel back to Brixham Harbour.

Additional

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Incident Date 02-Mar-12
Ready for Service Date 02-Mar-12

Launch Instruct 11:42
Ready for Service Time 12:23

Launch Time 11:44

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 8

Coxswain
Roger Good
Mechanic Simon James

Location of Shoalstone Pool

Service Whilst refuelling following previous shout the ALB was tasked to a report of people waving

for assistance in an inflatable off Shoalstone Pool. ALB checked - all OK and no assistance

Additional

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Incident Date 02-Mar-12
Ready for Service Date 02-Mar-12

Launch Instruct 10:28
Ready for Service Time 11:42

Launch Time 10:36

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 7

Coxswain
Roger Good
Mechanic Simon James

Location of 1 mile East of Hopes Nose

Service The vessel 'Red Rose' at anchor off Torbay reported a sighting of an unoccupied vessel

drifting. ALB tasked to confirm status - ALB recovered the vessel and returned under tow to Brixham

Additional

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Incident Date 01-Mar-12
Ready for Service Date 01-Mar-12

Launch Instruct 00:08
Ready for Service Time 01:07

Launch Time 00:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 6

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Simon James

Location of Assumed Berry Head

Service Tasked to join a search for a missing male thought to be at Berry Head. Weather conditions

made any search very difficult and ALB returned to station. Missing person was eventually

located elsewhere in Brixham.

Additional Fog - visibility <50 metres

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Incident Date 26-Feb-12
Ready for Service Date 26-Feb-12

Launch Instruct 09:45
Ready for Service Time 12:02

Launch Time 09:45

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 5

Coxswain
Mark Criddle
Mechanic Simon James

Location of 8.5 miles SE of Berry Head

Service The vessel 'Ruby Tuesday' out of Torquay suffered mechanical problems - position thought

to be close to Berry Head. The ALB was preparing to launch on exercise and proceeded

immediately to the casualty. Casualty location as indicated on the linked chartlet. Vessel

returned under tow to Torquay Harbour.

Additional

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Incident Date 11-Feb-12
Ready for Service Date 11-Feb-12

Launch Instruct 21:25
Ready for Service Time 22:30

Launch Time 21:35

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 4

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Mat Tyler

Location of Broadsands / ArmChair

Service Both lifeboats launched to assist in search for a distressed person thought to be in the vicinity

of Broadsands / ArmChair Rock. No one located - search terminated around 22:15

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Incident Date 20-Jan-12
Ready for Service Date 21-Jan-12

Launch Instruct 22:19
Ready for Service Time 00:06

Launch Time 22:33

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 3

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Fishcombe to Saltern Cove

Service Launching to assist Police in a missing person search between Fishcombe and Saltern ove.

'Y' Boat deployed to carry out close inshore search. No one located and search by ALB

terminated around 23:35

Additional Link to AIS Track

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Incident Date 07-Jan-12
Ready for Service Date 07-Jan-12

Launch Instruct 19:49
Ready for Service Time 21:46

Launch Time 19:58

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 2

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Corbyn Head Area

Service Following numerous (>20) reports of a Red Flare sighting the ALB and Coast teams were

tasked. 'Y' Boat deployed to check close to shore. Extensive search carried out - nothing in

difficulty found - search terminated at 21:15.

Additional Link to AIS Chartlet

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Incident Date 05-Jan-12
Ready for Service Date 05-Jan-12

Launch Instruct 23:30
Ready for Service Time 23:45

Launch Time

ALB Assembly Only
2012 Shout 1

Coxswain
Mechanic

Location of Centre of Torbay

Service Preparing to launch following a number of 'automatic' distress alerts from a vessel at anchor.

Resolved by others - launch stood down

Additional

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Incident Date 02-Jan-12
Ready for Service Date 02-Jan-12

Launch Instruct 16:06
Ready for Service Time 17:37

Launch Time 16:14

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2012 Shout 1

Coxswain
John Ashford
Mechanic Simon James

Location of 1 Mile NNW of Brixham Breakwater - at anchor

Service Launched to the motor vessel 'Mana' to carry out a medical evacuation. Casualty transferred

to Torquay Harbour and onward to Torbay Hospital

Additional Click here for the lifeboat AIS track & vessel details

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