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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - April to June 2015

11-Apr-15 18-Apr-15 24-Apr-15 02-May-15 03-May-15
04-May-15 09-May-15 (2) 21-May-15 (3) 05-Jun-15 14-Jun-15
19-Jun-15 21-Jun-15 27-Jun-15    
         

Information is indicative only


     

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

Launch Instruct 16:59
Ready for Service Time 18:49

Launch Time 17:06

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 21

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Thatcher Point /Thatcher Rock

Service Launched to a 21ft vessel with three people on board and a fouled propeller in the vicinity of

Thatcher Rock. After freeing the vessel the ILB returned them under tow to Torquay Harbour before

returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 21-Jun-15
Ready for Service Date 21-Jun-15

Launch Instruct 13:00
Ready for Service Time 13:45

Launch Time 13:07

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 20

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Roundham Head

Service Tasked following report of two young people being blown off shore in a plastic kayak and observed

shouting for help. A Jet Ski went to their assistance and towed them back to Goodrington. ILB

released to return to station having established all was well.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 19-Jun-15
Ready for Service Date 19-Jun-15

Launch Instruct 13:29
Ready for Service Time 14:20

Launch Time 13:32

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 19

Helm

Location of Casualty 200 metres off Meadfoot

Service Tasked following a report of two people in the water hanging onto a capsized RIB. Capsized

inflatable towed towards shore by a kayaker in the vicinity - ILB confirmed all OK before returning to

station

Additional Notes Torbay NCI called in the report to HMCG
   

Incident Date 14-Jun-15
Ready for Service Date 14-Jun-15

Launch Instruct 19:03
Ready for Service Time 20:19

Launch Time 19:14

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 18

Helm Alex Rowe

Location of Casualty Elberry Cove

Service Launched to assist a speed boat with eight persons on board in Elberry Cove apparently out of fuel.

Vessel towed to Brixham Harbour by the ILB to acquire fuel before heading back to Torquay Marina.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 11:55
Ready for Service Time 12:43

Launch Time 12:04

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 17

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Berry Head

Service Launched to assist in locating a missing person thought to be on the cliffs at Berry Head. Casualty

located and recovered by the police. ILB released at 12:16.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 21-May-15
Ready for Service Date 21-May-15

Launch Instruct 17:55
Ready for Service Time 19:12

Launch Time 17:55

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 16

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour approach

Service On completion of the tasking involving the yacht 'Summer Breeze' the ILB then returned the

previously capsized dinghy under tow to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 21-May-15
Ready for Service Date 21-May-15

Launch Instruct 16:03
Ready for Service Time 17:55

Launch Time 16:07

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 15

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty 200 metres West of Thatcher Rock

Service Tasked to the yacht 'Summer Breeze' in need of assistance. Yacht returned towards Torquay

Harbour under tow. Tow released on approach to Torquay Harbour as a small capsized dinghy was

located. ILB called for assistance from the ALB which launched and on arrival the ILB returned to the

original tow taking 'Summer Breeze' in to Torquay Harbour. The ILB then returned to give assistance

to the capsized dinghy.

Additional Notes
   

Incident Date 21-May-15
Ready for Service Date 21-May-15

Launch Instruct 14:39
Ready for Service Time 16:00

Launch Time 14:49

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 14

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Mew Stone, Berry Head

Service Tasked following a '999' call from a JetSki operator reporting their JetSki had broken down. ILB

located them and returned them under tow to Brixham.

Additional Notes Pilgrim of Brixham in the vicinity and assisted in casualty identification
   
     

Incident Date 09-May-15
Ready for Service Date 09-May-15

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

Launch Time 17:58

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 13

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Churston Point

Service Launched to provide Safety Cover to HMCG Cliff Rescue team at Churston Point during recovery of a

person and dog.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 09-May-15
Ready for Service Date 09-May-15

Launch Instruct 15:23
Ready for Service Time 16:05

Launch Time 15:30

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 12

Helm Alex Rowe

Location of Casualty Goodrington North

Service Launched following a report of two Kayakers in difficulty near Goodrington. The two casualties were

recovered by others in the meantime and taken to the lifeboat station. ILB stood down as they

arrived in the vicinity of Roundham Headland.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 04-May-15
Ready for Service Date 05-May-15

Launch Instruct 22:37
Ready for Service Time 00:24

Launch Time 22:42

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 11

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Brixham Harbour

Service Launched in support of a search by the ALB to locate a crewman and tender from the fishing vessel

'Peadar Marie'. The initial report indicated the tender was running aground on the Breakwater. After

an extensive and protracted search the Crewman was eventually located ashore and the tender

found near Battery Point by the ALB. Tender recovered by the ILB to the Ferry Pontoon.

Additional Notes HMCoastguard Team and Police involved. A complicated tasking including language difficulties
   
     

Incident Date 03-May-15
Ready for Service Date 03-May-15

Launch Instruct 15:53
Ready for Service Time 17:20

Launch Time 16:00

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 10

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty 0.5 mile East of Hollicombe Headland

Service Tasked to assist a windsurfer thought to be in difficulty. Windsurfer picked up by the passenger

vessel Boy Richard with assistance from Dittisham Princess and transferred to Torquay Harbour. ILB

tasked to incident with crew GP. Casualty transferred to an ambulance after having spent a

considerable time in the sea.

Additional Notes Great work by the local passenger boats.
 
     

Incident Date 03-May-15
Ready for Service Date 03-May-15

Launch Instruct 01:43
Ready for Service Time 01:49

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2015 Shout Number 3

Helm

Location of Casualty Princess Pier, Torquay

Service Preparing to launch to an incident at Princess Pier, Torquay. Stood down before launch.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 02-May-15
Ready for Service Date 02-May-15

Launch Instruct 11:54
Ready for Service Time 13:00

Launch Time 11:59

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 9

Helm

Location of Casualty 0.5 miles WNW from Brixham Breakwater end

Service HM Coastguard received calls from members of the public reporting a capsized speedboat outside

Brixham Harbour. Both Torbay lifeboats were tasked. One of the casualties was trapped in the

capsized vessel and the three other occupants were picked up by vessels in the vicinity. The

trapped casualty was recovered by the lifeboat crew and attended to by a crew GP and Paramedic.

The lifeboat returned at speed to an awaiting ambulance at the lifeboat station. The casualty was

passed immediately into the care of the Ambulance Paramedics and transferred to Torbay Hospital.

The other casualties were taken into the lifeboat station and then also taken to Torbay Hospital.

Regrettably the trapped casualty did not survive.

Additional Notes Please see http://t.co/drTTSXng8Z - Other vessels also assisted in recovering three of the four

casualties.
 
     

Incident Date 26-Apr-15
Ready for Service Date 26-Apr-15

Launch Instruct 13:36
Ready for Service Time 13:43

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2015 Shout Number 2

Helm

Location of Casualty 0.5 miles SE Hollicombe

Service Preparing to launch to an unidentified object blowing rapidly out to sea - possible a jet ski with no

one on board. Subsequently found by a passing boat to be an 'inflatable' dolphin. Launch cancelled.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 24-Apr-15
Ready for Service Date 24-Apr-15

Launch Instruct 12:58
Ready for Service Time 14:10

Launch Time 13:05

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 8

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Oddicombe

Service Tasked to a person in the water - initially thought to be within Torquay Harbour but subsequently

redirected to Oddicombe. Person recovered to shore shortly before the ILB arrived. ILB stood down.

Casualty transferred to an ambulance.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 18-Apr-15
Ready for Service Date 18-Apr-15

Launch Instruct 15:34
Ready for Service Time 16:45

Launch Time 15:46

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 7

Helm

Location of Casualty Roundham Headland

Service Both lifeboats launched following report of two Surf Boarders in difficulty. HMCG established all was

OK but had report of two youths possibly walking around the headland. In view of the strong easterly

winds a detailed shoreline search was completed and no one found to be needing assistance . Both

lifeboats released to return to station

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 11-Apr-15
Ready for Service Date 11-Apr-15

Launch Instruct 16:07
Ready for Service Time 17:40

Launch Time 16:16

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2015 Shout Number 6

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty 1.5 miles NE of Berry Head

Service Tasked to a broken down speedboat - returned under tow to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 00:11
Ready for Service Time 00:21

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2015 Shout Number 1

Helm

Location of Casualty Torquay Marina area

Service Preparing to launch to a possible incident at Torquay Harbour. Stood down before launch.

Additional Notes
   
     

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