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All Weather Lifeboat (ALB) - October to December 2017

09-Oct-17 14-Oct-17      

Information is indicative only


Incident Date 18-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 18-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 23:09
Ready for Service Time 23:24

Launch Time

ALB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 2

Coxswain Mechanic

Location of Casualty Anstey's Cove / Haldon Pier

Service Preparing to launch to support a missing person search initially in the Anstey's Cove area. Missing

person was located on Haldon Pier, Torquay shortly before the ALB launched. Launch stood down.

Additional Notes Police, HMCoastguard and Teignmouth Lifeboat all involved.

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

Launch Instruct 18:23
Ready for Service Time 19:54

Launch Time 18:29

All Weather Relief
2017 Shout Number 38

Coxswain Mark Criddle Mechanic Nigel Crang

Location of Casualty Orestone

Service Launched to assist in the location and recovery of three divers and then locate the dive vessel at

anchor to the NNE of the Orestone. ALB & ILB met with the casualty vessel - five divers taken by

the ILB to Ansteys Cove to recover transport vehicles. Eight divers transferred to the ALB. Dive

vessel towed to Torquay Harbour.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 09-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 09-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 19:56
Ready for Service Time 21:39

Launch Time 20:10

All Weather Relief
2017 Shout Number 37

Coxswain Roger Good Mechanic Nigel Crang

Location of Casualty approx 3 miles East of River Dart entrance

Service A 26 ft Fishing Vessel suffered engine failure. All Weather Lifeboat launched to her assistance

following no response from any other vessels in the area and towed into Dartmouth Harbour before

returning to station.

Additional Notes
Friday 6 October - The relief Severn Class Lifeboat 17-27 (Volunteer Spirit) has taken over the station lifeboat role whilst 17-28 (Alec & Christina Dykes) is at South Yard on the Isle of Wight for a major refit expected to last three and a half months.    

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