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All Weather Lifeboat Shouts (ALB)    July-September 2017

14-Jul-17 23-Jul-17 01-Aug-17 03-Aug-17 17-Aug-17
19-Aug-17 03-Sep-17(2) 05-Sep-17 16-Sep-17  
         
         

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Incident Date 16-Sep-17
Ready for Service Date 16-Sep-17

Launch Instruct 13:49
Ready for Service Time 14:47

Launch Time 13:55

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 36

Coxswain Roger Good Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Shoreline - Berry Head Hotel

Service The ALB was tasked to assist the ILB that had been previously tasked to a diver in difficulty.

Casualty recovered to the ILB and then to the ALB and returned to the Lifeboat station. The

Casualty was then transferred to an awaiting ambulance.

Additional Notes Coastguard Helo R187 together with two Helimed units and HM Coastguards all tasked.
 
     

Incident Date 05-Sep-17
Ready for Service Date 05-Sep-17

Launch Instruct 07:43
Ready for Service Time 09:07

Launch Time 07:57

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 35

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of Casualty Torre Abbey Sands

Service Launched to support the ILB following a report of a person in a state of distress entering the water at

'Curly Bridge' Torquay. Extensive search by the ILB, ALB, HMCoastguards and Coastguard

Helicopter R924 in the area failed to locate anyone. The search was stood down at approximately

08:50 and units returned to station.

Additional Notes
 

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

Launch Instruct 21:57
Ready for Service Time 23:13

Launch Time 22:13

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 34

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Gary Fletcher

Location of Casualty Scabbacombe

Service Launched to join a search for a missing person thought to be in the Scabbacombe area. Dart

Lifeboat searched from the River Dart towards Scabbacome and Torbay searched from Sharkham to

Scabbacombe. The missing person was located on Scabbacombe Beach and escorted away by the

Police. Visibility was poor and both lifeboats were released around 22:45.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard and D&C Police on scene
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 02:29
Ready for Service Time 03:26

Launch Time 02:35

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 33

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Berry Head Quarry

Service Both Lifeboats launched following an incident at Berry Head Quarry resulting in one person falling

from the old Quay into the sea. The casualty self recovered before the Lifeboats arrived. A crew

paramedic was put ashore by the ILB. The casualty was checked over and found to be all OK if a bit

wet and cold. The incident was apparently caused by a rock under a fire exploding resulting in him

falling off the old quay.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard, Fire brigade and SW Ambulance all attended.
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 01:51
Ready for Service Time 04:32

Launch Time 02:06

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 32

Coxswain Roger Good Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Oddicombe

Service HM Coastguard, Torbay ALB, Teignmouth ILB and Rescue Hellicopter 187 all tasked following a report of a person

entering the water at Oddicombe Beach. Detailed search carried out by all assets but no one

located. Seach stood down at approximately 04:00.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 17-Aug-17
Ready for Service Date 17-Aug-17

Launch Instruct 13:32
Ready for Service Time 15:05

Launch Time 13:42

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 31

Coxswain Richard Fowler Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Arm Chair Rock

Service Launched at the request of the ILB Helm to provide additional equipment and stretchers to assist in

the recovery of two injured fallers at Arm Chair Rock. Two ALB crew also ashore to assist.

Casualties transferred in stretchers to Broadsands Beach and an awaiting ambulance.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 17:31
Ready for Service Time 17:36

Launch Time 17:31

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 30

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Breakwater Beach

Service Diverted to investigate a report of a diver apparently in difficulty near the five knot marker buoy off

Breakwater Beach. Found to be a swimmer and all OK. ALB returned to initial tasking of a shoreline

search around Berry Head.

Additional Notes

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

Launch Instruct 17:21
Ready for Service Time 18:24

Launch Time 17:29

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 29

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty South Side of Berry Head

Service Tasked to carry out a shore line search to the South side of Berry Head following reports of shouts

for help. On leaving Brixham Harbour the ALB was diverted for a few minutes (Shout 30) before

returning to the original incident. Various detailed searches carried out - there was a lot of

coasteering activity in the area and nothing untoward was found. The ALB was released to return to

station.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

Incident Date 01-Aug-17
Ready for Service Date 01-Aug-17

Launch Instruct 10:56
Ready for Service Time 12:18

Launch Time 11:04

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 28

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 4 miles NNE of Berry Head

Service Launched to the assistance of a 34ft motor cruiser suffering failure of one engine and loss of

adequate steerage.. Vessel escorted into Torquay Harbour where they were assisted into a marina

berth by the harbour launch.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 23-Jul-17
Ready for Service Date 23-Jul-17

Launch Instruct 11:23
Ready for Service Time 12:38

Launch Time 11:31

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 27

Coxswain John Ashford Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Orestone

Service Launched in response to a MayDay from a 20ft Cabin Cruiser with five persons on board suffering

engine failure close to the Orestone Rock. Vessel taken in tow by another and returned to Torquay

Harbour. The ALB escorted them to the Harbour approach before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 14:04
Ready for Service Time 16:31

Launch Time 14:13

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2017 Shout Number 26

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty 9 miles SSE of Berry Head

Service Launched to a 32ft yacht that had suffered an engine fire/overheat and lost all facilities. Yacht

reported as being four miles East of the River Dart entrance. Actual position was approx 8 miles SE

of the River Dart entrance. ALB towed the yacht to the lifeboat pontoon at Brixham..

Additional Notes Dart lifeboat also launched and was released once the ALB had located the yacht.
 
     

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