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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - April to June 2016

03-Apr-16 13-Apr-16 19-Apr-16 23-Apr-16 01-May-16
02-May-16 05-May-16 08-May-16 29-May-16 02-Jun-16
08-Jun-16 23-Jun-16 25-Jun-16    
         

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Incident Date 25-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 25-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 09:00
Ready for Service Time 10:09

Launch Time 09:11

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 18

Helm Gary Booth

Location of Casualty Churston Point/Seven Quarries.

Service The vessel 'Jennifer Ann' raised a 'PanPan' having been made aware of a cliff faller at Churston Point.

'Jennifer Ann' deployed divers ashore to assist.The ILB was tasked initially and the ALB launched in

support with a crew paramedic. Casualty transferred by the ILB Crew from land to the ILB and then

to Astra Zenica Car Park and the waiting Air Ambulance. The Casualty was then transferred by land

ambulance to Torbay Hospital.

Additional Notes HM Coastguards in attendance throughtout -Devon Air Ambulance tasked and landed at Astra

Zenica Car Park.
 
     

Incident Date 23-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 23-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 21:19
Ready for Service Time 22:25

Launch Time 21:29

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 17

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Meadfoot Beach towards Thatcher Point

Service Tasked following report of two persons cut off by the tide apparently on the rocks towards Thatcher

Point. Casualties recovered and transferred to Meadfoot Beach. Then diverted to check on three

youths possibly stuck on Daddy Hole Cliff but all OK. ILB released to return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 08-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 08-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 20:19
Ready for Service Time 21:39

Launch Time 20:27

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 16

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Hollicombe Head

Service Tasked to a 22 ft Sea Ray Speed Boat suffering engine failure. Vessel towed from Hollicombe Head

to Torquay Marina before returning to station.

Additional Notes Vessel met by HM Coastguard to give safety advice.
 
     

Incident Date 08-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 08-Jun-16

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

Launch Time 15:51

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 15

Helm                                Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Berry Head Quarry Platform

Service Tasked following a report of a swimmer unable to recover to shore. Person eventually self recovered

as the Inshore Lifeboat and Coastguard teams arrived on scene.

Additional Notes Person was caught in the tidal run past Berry Head Quarry.
 
     

Incident Date 02-Jun-16
Ready for Service Date 02-Jun-16

Launch Instruct 16:17
Ready for Service Time 17:23

Launch Time 16:28

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 14

Helm                                   James Hoare

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Both Lifeboats Tasked following a Police report of five young persons trapped in a cave at Corbyn

Head. The ILB located and recovered them. They were transferred to the All Weather Lifeboat and

onward to Torquay Harbour safe and well.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard team also assisted.
 
     

Incident Date 29-May-16
Ready for Service Date 29-May-16

Launch Instruct 14:40
Ready for Service Time 15:45

Launch Time 14:40

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 13

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Brixham Harbour

Service Brixham Yacht Club launch raised a 'PanPan' following a serious injury to a crew member onboard a

yacht within the harbour. ILB self launched to the yacht which had returned to the passenger

boarding area. ILB crew and paramedics attended the casualty who was transferred by ambulance

to the Devon Air Ambulance and onward to hospital.

Additional Notes The ILB Crew were all at the station partaking in 'BrixFest' Dragon boat races. The crew on return

found themselves in the semi finals!
 
     

Incident Date 08-May-16
Ready for Service Date 08-May-16

Launch Instruct 19:02
Ready for Service Time 20:35

Launch Time 19:10

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 12

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Paignton Pier End

Service Tasked to a 24ft broken down speed boat. Other small vessels attempted to tow but weather

conditions meant little headway was made initially however the speed boat was recovered to

Paignton Harbour. The ILB attended to check all was OK and assisted them to their mooring before

returning to station.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 05-May-16
Ready for Service Date 05-May-16

Launch Instruct 20:26
Ready for Service Time 21:22

Launch Time 20:34

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 11

Helm

Location of Casualty Roundham Headland

Service Launched following a report of a Kayaker in difficulty off Roundham Headland. The Kayaker made it

to shore following a capsize and was located on the rocks. He was recovered to Paignton Harbour

and an awaiting ambulance. The capsized kayak was later recovered by the Inshore Lifeboat Crew

before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

Incident Date 02-May-16
Ready for Service Date 02-May-16

Launch Instruct 12:50
Ready for Service Time 13:25

Launch Time 13:00

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 10

Helm Mark Criddle

Location of Casualty Battery Point/Gardens

Service Tasked to recover two young people and a dog from the Battery Point cliff edge. The young people

and a dog were recovered and transferred to parents on Fishcombe Cove.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 01-May-16
Ready for Service Date 02-May-16

Launch Instruct 21:55
Ready for Service Time 00:11

Launch Time 22:06

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 9

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Possibly St Marys Bay

Service Tasked to carry out a shoreline search for a missing person thought to be between Durl Head and

Sharkham. An extensive search was carried out by all involved. No one located from the shoreline

search. ILB released to return to station at 23:43

Additional Notes Police and HM Coastguard teams searched the area in depth
 
     

Incident Date 23-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 23-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 17:42
Ready for Service Time 17:48

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2016 Shout Number 1

Helm

Location of Casualty Goodrington South

Service Assembly only - requested to go to the assistance of a dog over the cliff edge to the south of

Goodrington Beach. Stood down before launch - situation resolved.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 23-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 23-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 13:46
Ready for Service Time 16:00

Launch Time 14:00

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 8

Helm

Location of Casualty Possibly Tor Bay coastline.

Service Launched to carry out a shoreline search around Torbay from Brixham to Hopes Nose to seeking a

missing person possibly in difficulty. Person not located by the ILB crew - released to return to

station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 19-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 19-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 18:26
Ready for Service Time 21:00

Launch Time 18:39

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 7

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Beacon Cove

Service Launched to assist in the recovery of a seriously injured cliff faller - confirmed deceased - from

Peaked Tor Cove to Torquay Harbour and an awaiting ambulance.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 13-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 13-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 21:18
Ready for Service Time 21:45

Launch Time 21:19

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 6

Helm Gary Booth

Location of Casualty Brixham Breakwater

Service Launched in support of an incident involving a person on Brixham Breakwater. ILB remained in an

'immediate readiness' role pending any developments. ILB released at 21:28 when the situation was

resolved.

Additional Notes SW Ambulance & Police in attendance
   
     

Incident Date 03-Apr-16
Ready for Service Date 03-Apr-16

Launch Instruct 14:21
Ready for Service Time 16:00

Launch Time 14:31

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 5

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Between Thatcher Rock & Meadfoot

Service Tasked to a 17ft Fletcher Speed Boat with two people on board suffering engine failure. Vessel

towed to Torquay Harbour and with the help of HM Coastguard placed on its trailer. ILB released to

return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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