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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - April to June 2017

08-Apr-17 09-Apr-17 12-Apr-17 14-Apr-17 19-Apr-17
24-Apr-17 (2) 03-May-17 12-May-17 22-May-17 23-May-17
25-May -17 28-May-17 30-May-17 04-Jun-17 14-Jun-17
17-Jun-17 18-Jun-17(3) 19-Jun-17 25-Jun-17 27-Jun-17

Information is indicative only


     

Incident Date 27-Jun-17
Ready for Service Date 27-Jun-17

Launch Instruct 17:43
Ready for Service Time 21:00

Launch Time 17:53

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 31

Helm

Location of Casualty Hopes Nose

Service A 'MayDay' call was reported to HM Coastguard indicating a yacht with four people on board was

sinking in the Hopes Nose Area. The 'MayDay' call was heard on a maritime radio channel not

normally used for that purpose. Both Torbay Lifeboats were launched to carry out extensive

searches up to 10 miles off Hopes Nose and in the probable direction of the radio call. The ILB

search also include shore line searches to the North of Hopes Nose and also to Paignton Harbour

before they returned to station to refuel. The ILB was released shortly after 20:30.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

Incident Date 25-Jun-17
Ready for Service Date 25-Jun-17

Launch Instruct 18:01
Ready for Service Time 19:24

Launch Time 18:09

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 30

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Seven Quarries

Service Launched following a report of two young people and an adult who had fallen from their two hired

kayaks and been in the sea for about thirty minutes. Two further kayaks gave assistance until the

ILB arrived on scene. Three casualties were transferred via the ILB to the Boathouse to warm up

and be checked over by a paramedic and ambulance crew. The three casualties were transferred to

Torbay Hospital. The ILB then returned to the incident scene to find the two kayaks had been towed

back to Broadsands by the hire company before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 21:05
Ready for Service Time 21:30

Launch Time 21:05

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 29

Helm

Location of Casualty Elberry Cove

Service ILB transferred a crew paramedic to Elberry Cove to assist in stabilising an injured water skier. ILB

then returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 21:27
Ready for Service Time 22:45

Launch Time 21:34

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 28

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Savage Hole

Service Launched to assist in the recovery of a dog that had fallen over Roundham Head and sustained

severe injuries together with four people looking after the dog. The ILB also transferred three youths

cut off on Roundham Head before collecting the dog and the other people. Casualties transferred to

Paignton Harbour and the awaiting Coastguard team before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 16:49
Ready for Service Time 18:35

Launch Time 16:56

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 27

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Meadfoot/Thatcher area

Service Launched following concern for two free divers possibly missing in the Meadfoot/Thatcher Point area.

Torbay NCI Tower assisting. Extensive shoreline search carried out in the area and nothing found.

ILB released to return to station shortly after 18:00

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 00:05
Ready for Service Time 01:15

Launch Time 00:15

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 26

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Elberry Cove

Service Launched to assist HMCoastguard and SWAmbulance personnel transfer a youth from Elberry Cove

to an awaiting Ambulance at Broadsands Beach.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 17-Jun-17
Ready for Service Date 17-Jun-17

Launch Instruct 20:40
Ready for Service Time 21:58

Launch Time 20:46

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 25

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty St Mary's Bay

Service Launched to carry out the evacuation of an injured person from St Mary's beach. The casualty and a

family member together with an ambulance paramedic were transferred to the ALB for onward

transfer to Torquay Harbour.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 21:59
Ready for Service Time 23:29

Launch Time 22:08

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 24

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Berry Head area

Service Joined a search with HM Coastguard and Police to search for a missing person. ILB carried out a

search from Shoalstone to Mudstone (St Mary's). Crewman put ashore to check area to the South of

Berry Head. ILB continued search to Mary's before returning to station. ILB released shortly after

23:00

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 04-Jun-17
Ready for Service Date 04-Jun-17

Launch Instruct 05:28
Ready for Service Time 06:15

Launch Time 05:36

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 23

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Middle of Torbay

Service Launched following a report of a person entering the water at Torre Abbey Sands and observed

swimming out to sea. Casualty recovered by a naval vessel as the ILB approached. ILB released to

return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 30-May-17
Ready for Service Date 30-May-17

Launch Instruct 14:47
Ready for Service Time 17:30

Launch Time 14:54

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 22

Helm

Location of Casualty Landscove Cliffs, Brixham

Service Launched to assist in a search for a young dog that had apparently fallen from the cliff path (or was

it looking for water!). Dog was eventually located at around 16:30 and recovered by the Coastguard

Cliff Team. The dog appeared to have suffered no injuries. ILB released to return to station shortly

after 17:00.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 28-May-17
Ready for Service Date 28-May-17

Launch Instruct 16:15
Ready for Service Time 18:23

Launch Time 16:22

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 21

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty One mile North of Brixham Breakwater

Service Following a collision between two vessels approximately one mile north of Brixham Breakwater and

the declaration of a MayDay it was confirmed that one person on board suffered an injury requiring

medical attention. The ILB was tasked to assess the situation and assist - an ILB crew member was

put aboard and assisted the vessel back to the Lifeboat Station pontoon and an awaiting

ambulance. The casualty was then transferred to hospital by Devon Air Ambulance. The ALB

launched in support.

Additional Notes   Follow link for Press Release   https://goo.gl/rkh8zJ
 
     

Incident Date 28-May-17
Ready for Service Date 28-May-17

Launch Instruct 02:14
Ready for Service Time 02:15

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 2

Helm

Location of Casualty Not known

Service Launch instructed and almost immediately cancelled by HMCG

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 25-May-17
Ready for Service Date 25-May-17

Launch Instruct 18:22
Ready for Service Time 19:06

Launch Time 18:30

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 20

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Berry Head Quarry

Service Together with HMCG the ILB was tasked to investigate a group of youths reportedly jumping into the

sea from the derelict buidlings on the Quarry - approximately 40 ft into the sea. The groups had

dispersed but some were spoken to by HMCG advising them of the danger.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 18:01
Ready for Service Time 19:29

Launch Time 18:09

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 19

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty 0.3 miles South of the Torbay NCI Tower

Service Launched to a 16 ft speed boat suffering mechanical problems initially reported as being near

Thatcher Rock. Torbay NCI guided the ILB onto the casualty vessel due South of their location. The

casualty vessel was taken in tow to Torquay Harbour. The ILB then returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 22-May-17
Ready for Service Date 22-May-17

Launch Instruct 20:40
Ready for Service Time 22:37

Launch Time 20:40

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 18

Helm

Location of Casualty Torquay Coastline possibly

Service On return from a joint exercise with the All Weather Lifeboat and Dart Lifeboat the ILB was diverted

to carry out a missing person search from Livermead to Meadfoot Beach before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 12-May-17
Ready for Service Date 12-May-17

Launch Instruct 11:09
Ready for Service Time 12:36

Launch Time 11:20

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 17

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Meadfoot/Kilmorie

Service Tasked to assist HM Coastguard and South West Ambulance staff recover a person in difficulty at

the Easterly end of Meadfoot Beach below the Kilmorie flats.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 18:06
Ready for Service Time 20:17

Launch Time 18:11

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 16

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Hopes Coastline

Service Tasked to search for a high risk missing person thought to be in the area from Torquay Marina

around to Babbacombe. Detailed search carried out around the coastline from Torquay Harbour to

Hopes Nose. Search extended towards Shaldon out of the Torbay area with the Teignmouth ILB -

Torbay ILB stood down shortly before 19:40 and released to return to station.

Additional Notes Rescue Helicopter 106 and Teignmouth ILB all joined the search
 
     

Incident Date 24-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 24-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 17:23
Ready for Service Time 18:25

Launch Time 17:30

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 15

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Daddy Hole Cove

Service Tasked to check report of two people possibly in difficulty at base of Daddy Hole cliff - all OK - ILB

released to return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 24-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 24-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 15:00
Ready for Service Time 16:20

Launch Time 15:08

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 14

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Redcliffe Headland

Service Launched following a report of a group of people cut off by the tide at Livermead Head. Casualties

were actually caught by the rising tide below the Redcliffe Hotel. The ILB together with HM

Coastguard assisted the group safely back to Paignton North Beach.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 19:54
Ready for Service Time 20:46

Launch Time 20:00

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 13

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty North Side of Paignton Pier

Service Launched following a report of a person in the water to the North of Paignton Pier. Casualty was

subsequently confirmed to be safe on the beach as the ILB arrived on scene. The ILB was released

to return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 19:55
Ready for Service Time 20:48

Launch Time 20:01

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 12

Helm Matthew Portch

Location of Casualty Fairy Cove, Paignton

Service Launched to a casualty reported on the rocks at Fairy Cove. Casualty attended by paramedics and

HM Coastguard. Situation under control - ILB released shortly after 20:15 to return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 12-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 12-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 21:50
Ready for Service Time 23:25

Launch Time 21:58

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 11

Helm

Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour

Service Launched to standby during a Police Incident at Torquay Harbour. Once the situation had been

resolved the ILB was released to return to station shortly before 23:00 hrs.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 11-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 12-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 23:42
Ready for Service Time 23:47

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 1

Helm

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Preparing to launch to a missing person incident. Casualty located by HM Police before the ILB

launched - stood down.

Additional Notes
 
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 19:24
Ready for Service Time 20:59

Launch Time 19:31

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 10

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty 3 miles North of Berry Head

Service ILB tasked to a 15ft motor vessel with four people on board that had run out of fuel. Rescue

Helicopter 106 was in the vicinity and guided the ILB on to the casualty. The vessel was taken in

tow to Torquay Harbour where they were met by HM Coastguard

Additional Notes At the same time as this incident Teignmouth ILB was tasked to a broken down vessel off

Babbacombe which was also towed to Torquay Harbour.
 
     

Incident Date 08-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 08-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 17:07
Ready for Service Time 18:25

Launch Time 17:07

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 9

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Oddicombe Beach

Service The ILB, following release from the previous shout (8), made passage to Oddicombe. Three young

people were recovered from the rising tide and landed at Babbacombe Quay where they were met by

the HM Coastguard team before the ILB was released to return to station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 08-Apr-17
Ready for Service Date 08-Apr-17

Launch Instruct 16:50
Ready for Service Time 17:07

Launch Time 16:58

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 8

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Livermead Headland / Old Gasworks Beach

Service Launched to assist in the recovery of two youths reported to be in a cave on the south side of

Livermead Headland. The two youths self rcovered and were met by HMCoastguards. The ILB was

released before arriving on scene but diverted immediately to Oddicombe where three young people

were cut off by the tide.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

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