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All Weather Lifeboat Shouts (ALB)    July-September 2015

05-Jul-15 10-Jul-15 20-Jul-15 04-Aug-15 05-Aug-15
12-Aug-15 15-Aug-15 22-Aug-15 29-Aug-15 10-Sep-15
16-Sep-15 27-Sep-15      
         

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Incident Date 27-Sep-15
Ready for Service Date 27-Sep-15

Launch Instruct 09:14
Ready for Service Time 10:01

Launch Time 09:23

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 35

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 200 metres off Corbyn Head

Service Launched to investigate a report of an unidentified object 200 metres off Corbyn Head. Object found

to be an anchored 'speed boat donut' - no further action required - both lifeboats released to return to

station

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 16-Sep-15
Ready for Service Date 16-Sep-15

Launch Instruct 01:04
Ready for Service Time 02:35

Launch Time 01:19

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 34

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Berry Head area

Service Launched to join in an ongoing search for a missing person thought thought to be in the Berry Head

area. ALB tasked to carry out a shore line search between Shoalstone and Mansands. The ALB

was released from the ongoing search at 01:59hrs

Additional Notes HM Coastguard, Police and Rescue Helicopter 169 all involved during the search period which ended

at 03:45
 
 
     

Incident Date 10-Sep-15
Ready for Service Date 10-Sep-15

Launch Instruct 14:15
Ready for Service Time 15:27

Launch Time 14:25

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 33

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Elberry / Broadsands area

Service Launched following a report by a member of the public of a possible JetSki without anyone visible on

board. Following coastline searches between Brixham &Torquay it was confirmed the casualty was

safe and well ashore at Torquay. ALB stood down and returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 29-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 29-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 14:05
Ready for Service Time 14:51

Launch Time 14:11

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 32

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty St Marys Bay

Service Both Lifeboats tasked following a reported overdue swimmer in the St Marys Bay area. Swimmer

located and all OK. Both lifeboats released and returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 22-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 22-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 12:56
Ready for Service Time 17:41

Launch Time 13:05

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 31

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty 23 miles East of River Dart entrance

Service Launched to the 24ft Fishing Vessel 'Highlander' with three people on board and suffering with a

complete steering failure. Initial position suggested she was two miles off Dartmouth however this

was corrected to twenty miles East of Dartmouth. FV Highlander returned under tow to Brixham.

Additional Notes
   
   
     

Incident Date 15-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 15-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 16:13
Ready for Service Time 17:42

Launch Time 16:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 30

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty North of Hopes Nose

Service Tasked to the dive vessel 'Jennifer Ann' who had recovered six people from a speed boat, apparently

out of Teignmouth, which sank. Casualties transferred to the ALB and then to Torquay Harbour

where they were assisted by the Harbour Authority.

Additional Notes ALB returned to 'Jennifer Ann' after casualties put ashore. Speed boat not recovered by the ALB.
 
     

Incident Date 13-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 13-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 16:50
Ready for Service Time 16:57

Launch Time

ALB Assembly Only
2015 Shout Number 4

Coxswain   Mechanic  

Location of Casualty Thatcher Rock

Service Stood down before launch. Vessel thought to be drifting at Thatcher Rock but all OK

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 12-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 12-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 01:12
Ready for Service Time 03:21

Launch Time 01:25

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 29

Coxswain John Heale Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 2 miles ESE of Froward Point

Service Launched to a 28 ft yacht with two people on board becalmed and suffering engine failure. Taken in

tow to Dartmouth.

Additional Notes
 
Images by Andy Kyle, Dartmouth - click for a larger version    

 

     

Incident Date 10-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 10-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 00:13
Ready for Service Time 00:28

Launch Time

ALB Assembly Only
2015 Shout Number 3

Coxswain Mechanic

Location of Casualty Brixham Harbour

Service Preparing to launch to report of a person in the water off Brixham Breakwater. Before launch the

casualty swam into Brixham Harbour slipway adjacent to the station. Crew recovered him to the

Lifeboat Station. No further action taken.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 05-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 05-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 01:32
Ready for Service Time 07:39

Launch Time 01:46

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 28

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty 21 Miles East of Berry Head

Service Tasked to the fishing vessel 'Bon Accord' that suffered a main engine failure and fire disabling the

vessel. All brought under control by the crew. The ALB returned her under tow to Brixham and arrived at

around 07:00.

Additional Notes
   

   
     

Incident Date 04-Aug-15
Ready for Service Date 04-Aug-15

Launch Instruct 15:20
Ready for Service Time 16:30

Launch Time 15:26

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 27

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty St Mary's Bay

Service Launched following a report of a person with a suspected broken leg having slipped on the rocks at

St Mary's Bay. 'Y' boat launched with Crew Paramedic to assess the casualty before evacuation by

Devon Air Ambulance.

Additional Notes Devon Air Ambulance tasked to evacuate casualty
 
     

Incident Date 20-Jul-15
Ready for Service Date 21-Jul-15

Launch Instruct 00:03
Ready for Service Time 01:44

Launch Time 00:15

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 26

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty 3 miles SE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to an 8 metre yacht 'Goldrush' with one person on board and suffering engine failure.

Casualty vessel reported being in the River Dart approaches but GPS position did not match. ALB

tasked to the yacht which was located 3 miles SE of Berry Head. Yacht returned under tow to

Brixham.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 10-Jul-15
Ready for Service Date 10-Jul-15

Launch Instruct 17:13
Ready for Service Time 18:50

Launch Time 17:20

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 25

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty One mile east of River Dart entrance

Service Launched to the 12 metre ketch 'La Jolla' with two persons on board with engine failure and requiring

assistance to enter the River Dart. ALB towed the yacht in escorted by Dart ILB.

Additional Notes Dart ILB initially tasked but ketch too large for her to assist.
Images by Nigel Crang and Andy Kyle - click on image for larger version
 
 

 

   
     

Incident Date 10-Jul-15
Ready for Service Date 10-Jul-15

Launch Instruct 13:33
Ready for Service Time 14:06

Launch Time 13:42

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 24

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Tor Bay Wave Buoy

Service Launched to assist a yacht caught up in a 'wave buoy'. Oscar IV was in attendance and requested

ALB assistance however shortly after launch the yacht was freed and the ALB released to return to

station.

Additional Notes
 
   
     

Incident Date 05-Jul-15
Ready for Service Date 05-Jul-15

Launch Instruct 17:37
Ready for Service Time 18:06

Launch Time 17:44

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2015 Shout Number 23

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Approx 0ne mile NE of the Brixham Breakwater

Service Launched to a yacht reported to have a rope around the propeller and requiring assistance. Shortly

after launch the yacht was reported as making way to Brixham having resolved the problem. ALB

checked all OK before returning to station

Additional Notes
   
     

 

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