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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB) - January to March 2017

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Incident Date 26-Feb-17
Ready for Service Date 26-Feb-17

Launch Instruct 03:22
Ready for Service Time 06:51

Launch Time 03:37

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 5

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Crang

Location of Casualty Berry Head Area

Service Launched to join a search for a possible missing person in the Berry Head area.. Extensive coastal

search from Shoalstone around Berry Head carried out. ALB released to return to station shortly

before 06:45. The search on land continued.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard, Police and R187 Helicopter all involved in the search.
 
     
 

Incident Date 03-Feb-17
Ready for Service Date 03-Feb-17

Launch Instruct 16:24
Ready for Service Time 16:53

Launch Time 16:24

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 4

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty On a bearing of 340 from the Lifeboat Sation

Service On return passage from the previous incident a report was received of an object in the sea

approximately half way across the Bay. The All Weather Lifeboat diverted to check out the report. It

was confirmed to be the Weather/Tide Station anchored within Torbay. ALB returned to station

Additional Notes

Incident Date 03-Feb-17
Ready for Service Date 03-Feb-17

Launch Instruct 15:45
Ready for Service Time 16:24

Launch Time 15:52

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 3

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Between Livermead & Corbyn Head

Service Launched following an observation that a swimmer could be in difficullty due to the sea conditions off

the Corbyn Head /Livermead Beach area. Detailed search carried out and other wind surfers

contacted. No one in difficulty located.

Additional Notes Strong SE Winds and large seas

 

 
     
 

Incident Date 26-Jan-17
Ready for Service Date 26-Jan-17

Launch Instruct 07:50
Ready for Service Time 09:15

Launch Time 08:05

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 2

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Sharkham Point area

Service Launched following a report of a 'Red Light' observed in the sea off Sharkham Point. ALB carried out

a detailed search in St Mary's Bay. HM Coastguard searched visually from the adjacent coastline.

Nothing found and lifeboat released shortly before 09:00 to return to station

Additional Notes
 
     
 

Incident Date 19-Jan-17
Ready for Service Date 19-Jan-17

Launch Instruct 20:37
Ready for Service Time 23:40

Launch Time 20:51

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 1

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 18 miles SSE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to carry out a medical evacuation of a fishing vessel crew member suffering an allergic

reaction. Casualty returned to Torquay Harbour to an awaiting ambulance. Following checks by the Casualty was returned to Brixham on the ALB.

Torbay Hospital

Additional Notes
 
     

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