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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB) - October to December 2014

01-Nov-14 13-Nov-14 16-Nov-14 18-Nov-14 23-Nov-14
         
         
         

Information is indicative only


     

Incident Date 23-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 24-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 22:43
Ready for Service Time 00:45

Launch Time 22:53

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 39

Coxswain Roger Good Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty River Dart approaches

Service Tasked to the 42ft yacht 'Avocete' with a reported possible fire onboard at the end of a passage from

Cowes to Dartmouth. The ALB together with Dart ILB were both tasked to her aid. She was

subsequently returned under tow by the ALB to Dartmouth for the problem to be investigated.

Additional Notes Dart ILB also attended

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

Launch Instruct 21:53
Ready for Service Time 22:57

Launch Time 22:05

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 38

Coxswain Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty Preston Beach possibly

Service Both lifeboats tasked to join a missing person search - general search from Roundham towards

Corbyn Head. During search the missing person was located ashore - search stood down at 22:33.

Both lifeboats released to return to station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 16-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 16-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 16:14
Ready for Service Time 16:53

Launch Time 16:14

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 37

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty Roundham Area

Service Diverted on return from Torquay Harbour following reports of three objects in the water. Concluded

the three objects reported were paddle boarders who successfully made passage in the failing light

from Paignton Harbour to Goodrington where they were located by HM Coastguard team.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 16-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 16-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 15:10
Ready for Service Time 16:14

Launch Time 15:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 36

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Coulton

Location of Casualty 1 mile South of Thatcher Rock

Service Launched to two capsized kayaks with three people in the sea and unable to recover. Position

established by NCI Tower at Walls Hill. Casualties recoverd to the lifeboat and transferred to

Torquay Harbour and an awaiting ambulance cold and wet.

Additional Notes Initial communication by mobile phone from a casualty in the sea. Mobile phone then failed.
 

Incident Date 13-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 14-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 22:02
Ready for Service Time 00:31

Launch Time 22:16

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 35

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Will Bower

Location of Casualty Meadfoot Beach

Service Both lifeboats tasked following a report that a person may have been washed over the walkway at

Meadfoot into the sea. Sea conditions difficult following early storm conditions. A possible sighting

occurred on one occasion - extended searches carried out. Search terminated shortly before

midnight without locating a casualty.

Additional Notes Police Helo MPAS44 and Rescue Helicopter 169 from Chivenor joined the search

Incident Date 01-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 01-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 19:21
Ready for Service Time 20:49

Launch Time 19:21

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 34

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Babbacombe Bay Coastline

Service Diverted after the tow was transferred to join a search for a missing person possibly in the vicinity of

Babbacombe. Detailed shoreline search carried out from Hopes Nose to Maidencombe and return -

missing person located on shore - ALB released to return to station at 20:27

Additional Notes

Incident Date 01-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 01-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 18:10
Ready for Service Time 19:21

Launch Time 18:18

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 33

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Three miles NE of Berry Head

Service Launched to the yacht 'Papyon' attempting to make harbour in Tor Bay but due to engine failure and

strong SW winds the yacht requested assistance. Tow established and yacht towed towards

Brixham. During this period the ALB was requested to join a missing person search. Tow transferred

to the Pilot Boat who was in the vicinity and the ALB diverted to the search area.

Additional Notes Winds gusting to >40knots at the time

Incident Date 01-Nov-14
Ready for Service Date 01-Nov-14

Launch Instruct 01:45
Ready for Service Time 02:53

Launch Time 01:57

All Weather Lifeboat (ALB)
2014 Shout Number 32

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Simon James

Location of Casualty Beacon Quay

Service Tasked to report of a male at Beacon Quay in possible danger in the old Coral Island arches. Police

in attendance. ALB provided lighting whilst casualty recovered to ILB and then returned to Torquay

Harbour.

Additional Notes First tasking under UK Coastguard (Falmouth).
   
     

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