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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - January to March 2016

03-Jan-16 16-Feb-16 30-Mar-16 31-Mar-16  

Information is indicative only


Incident Date 31-Mar-16
Ready for Service Date 31-Mar-16

Launch Instruct 15:53
Ready for Service Time 16:50

Launch Time 16:04

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 4

Helm Matthew Portch

Location of Casualty Berry Head

Service Tasked following report of a person possibly in distress on the cliff edge near the Berry Head

Lighthouse. Individual returned to a safe place and the ILB was released to return to Station.

Additional Notes Police and HM Coastguard in attendance.

Incident Date 30-Mar-16
Ready for Service Date 31-Mar-16

Launch Instruct 21:54
Ready for Service Time 01:15

Launch Time 22:04

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 3


Location of Casualty Torquay - Hopes Nose area

Service Tasked to search for a missing person - initially between Beacon Cove and Hopes Nose.

Subsequently within Torquay Harbour and Corbyn Head. Missing person not located by the ILB -

released to return to Station at 00:40

Additional Notes

Incident Date 16-Feb-16
Ready for Service Date 16-Feb-16

Launch Instruct 15:27
Ready for Service Time 16:23

Launch Time 15:34

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 2

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Princes Pier

Service ILB tasked following numerous reports of a dog in the sea near Princess Pier. The dog was

confirmed as recovered by the Torquay Harbour Launch and the ILB released to return to station at


Additional Notes

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

Launch Instruct 17:10
Ready for Service Time 18:19

Launch Time 17:21

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 1

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Churston Cove (woods)

Service Tasked to assist in a medical evacuation of an injured person from Churston Cove. Casualty

transferred to Brixham Harbour by the ILB to the Passenger pontoons and an awaiting ambulance.

Additional Notes Casualty injured in the woods at Churston Cove - easiest extraction route via the sea.

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