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Inshore Lifeboat Shouts (ILB)   July-September 2016

03-Jul-16 06-Jul-16 08-Jul-16 20-Jul-16 28-Jul-16
31-Jul-16 02-Aug-16 06-Aug-16 07-Aug-16 10-Aug-16
11-Aug-16 13-Aug-16 15-Aug-16 (3) 16-Aug-16 17-Aug-86
21-Aug-16 22-Aug-16 23-Aug-16 (2) 05-Sep-16 09-Sep-16
10-Sep-16 12-Sep-16 14-Sep-16 17-Sep-16 18-Sep-16
20-Sep-16 23-Sep-16 29-Sep-16    

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

Launch Instruct 18:47
Ready for Service Time 19:31

Launch Time 18:55

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 49

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Coastline South of Berry Head

Service Launched following a report of two young people cut off by the tide on the waters edge below

Landscove Holiday Park, Brixham. The ILB located the individuals and confirmed they were all OK

making a coastal traverse. ILB released to return to station.

Additional Notes
     

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

Launch Instruct 18:04
Ready for Service Time 18:47

Launch Time 18:14

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 48

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Durl Head

Service Launched following report of two people cut off on Durl Rock. The casualties self recovered to shore

as the ILB arrived on scene. ILB returned to station.

Additional Notes Safety advice given by HM Coastguard.
     

Incident Date 20-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 20-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 20:26
Ready for Service Time 21:37

Launch Time 20:35

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 47

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Meadfoot/Kilmorie

Service Launched to report of a person cut off by the tide below the Kilmorie Flats near Meadfoot Beach.

Casualty recovered and transferred to Torquay Harbour were he was met by HM Coastguards.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 18-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 18-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 17:06
Ready for Service Time 18:28

Launch Time 17:17

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 46

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Tasked to two young people cut off by the rising tide at Corbyn Head. Casualties transferred by the

ILB to Torre Abbey Sands where they were met by HM Coastguards.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 17-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 17-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 07:25
Ready for Service Time 08:00

Launch Time 07:38

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 45

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Brixham Breakwater

Service Lunched to recover a body observed seaward of Brixham Breakwater. ILB crew were accompanied by

HM Police.

Additional Notes Incident attended by HM Police, Coastguard and Ambulance crews
 
     

Incident Date 14-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 14-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 16:34
Ready for Service Time 17:50

Launch Time 16:44

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 44

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Goodrington South

Service Tasked to a person cut off by the tide on rocks to the southern end of Goodrington South sands.

Casualty recovered and transferred to Goodrington Beach.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 12-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 12-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 11:04
Ready for Service Time 12:20

Launch Time 11:11

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 43

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Meadfoot

Service Tasked to stand by a person on the rocks at Meadfoot thought to be in need of assistance. The

person entered the water before the ILB arrived and HM Police and Coastguards assisted the person

ashore. The ILB was released once the casualty had been assessed to return to station.

Additional Notes The ALB launched when it was reported the person had entered the water but returned to station

once the situation was resolved before arriving on scene
 
     

Incident Date 10-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 10-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 12:56
Ready for Service Time 18:03

Launch Time 13:05

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 42

Helm Gary Booth

Location of Casualty Possibly Brixham Harbour

Service Initially tasked to collect a drifting dinghy picked up by a yacht on passage past the Orestone

towards Dartmouth however at the same time reports were being received of a missing yachtsman in

Brixham Harbour and the two were possibly connected. The ILB collected the drifting dinghy from

the yacht identifying objects in the dinghy and proceeded to return it to Brixham. The ALB departed

from a PR event and recovered the dinghy releasing the ILB to search the harbour areas. The search

for the apparently missing yachtsman continued throughout the day with many resources called to

the search.

Additional Notes The ALB, ALB 'Y' Boat, Exmouth ALB and Teignmouth ILB together with the Coastguard Rescue

Helicopter and Cliff Rescue teams searched all day - the Police are continuing to investigate.
 
     

Incident Date 09-Sep-16
Ready for Service Date 09-Sep-16

Launch Instruct 17:51
Ready for Service Time 19:27

Launch Time 17:58

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 41

Helm Gary Booth

Location of Casualty Livermead Headland

Service Tasked to investigate a report of an unattended camp & clothing on Livermead Head. Searches

carried out in the vicinity and the close coastline but nothing untoward found. ILB released at 18:51

to return to station.

Additional Notes Police & HM Coastguard in attendance also
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 22:27
Ready for Service Time 22:51

Launch Time 22:37

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 40

Helm

Location of Casualty Corby Head

Service ILB launched to a person possibly at risk on Corbyn Head. ILB stood down immediately on launch -

situation resolved.

Additional Notes
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 17:32
Ready for Service Time 19:09

Launch Time 17:32

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 39

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Approx 0.5 mile NE of Brixham Breakwater

Service Diverted to a small open fishing vessel with two people on board and suffering engine failure. ILB

located them with assistance from Torbay NCI and returned them under tow to Brixham Harbour.

Additional Notes

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

Launch Instruct 17:03
Ready for Service Time 17:32

Launch Time 17:15

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 38

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Within Brixham Harbour

Service Following a shout for the ALB the DLA tasked the remaining crew to launch the ILB and join with

others trying to make two dolphins safe. They had been in the harbour all day and were clearly

nearing exhaustion. The British Dive Association representatives guided the recovery. The ILB was

tasked to the next incident during this period.

Additional Notes Harbour staff and others spent many hours trying to point the dolphins back to sea
 
     

Incident Date 22-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 22-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 19:06
Ready for Service Time 20:36

Launch Time 19:14

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 37

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Off Meadfoot Beach

Service Tasked to a 21ft SeaRay speed boat with engine failure near Meadfoot and six persons on board.

Vessel returned under tow to Torquay Marina before the ILB returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 21-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 21-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 01:41
Ready for Service Time 03:57

Launch Time 01:49

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 36

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Both lifeboats tasked to an incident at Corbyn Head where a car was reported to have gone over the

cliff. Both lifeboats gave assistance to HM Coastguard and Police for this incident.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 17-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 17-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 03:09
Ready for Service Time 04:22

Launch Time 03:21

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 35

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Goodrington North Sands

Service The yacht 'Mary Wake' with one person on board was observed to be aground and lying broadside to

the sea by a member of the public. Some swamping of the vessel taking place. Casualty recovered

from the yacht to the shore. Following a crew inspection the vessel was left in situ having taken on

too much water and being well grounded

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 16-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 16-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 16:33
Ready for Service Time 16:55

Launch Time 16:39

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 34

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty

Service Launched but stood down immediately as situation resolved.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 15-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 15-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 16:20
Ready for Service Time 16:56

Launch Time 16:20

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 33

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Possibly Arm Chair Rock

Service Some confusion following a report of a person in a cove near Arm Chair Rock or Devils Arm Chair.

ILB checked out the area around Oyster Bend/Saltern Cove. Casualties confirmed as Babbacombe -

ILB released to return to station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 15-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 15-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 15:25
Ready for Service Time 16:20

Launch Time 15:28

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 32

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service ILB tasked to four people in difficulty on the rocks at Corbyn Head. Four casualties recovered to the

ILB and then to the ALB returned to Torquay Harbour - ALB diverted to Babbacombe

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 15-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 15-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 13:40
Ready for Service Time 15:17

Launch Time 13:45

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 31

Helm Mark Criddle

Location of Casualty 200 yards off Berry Head

Service ILB tasked following a report of a Kayaker in difficulty to the south of Berry Head. The Kayaker had

raised a MayDay call prior to the ILB launch. The MayDay origin was not clear at the time. ALB with

a vessel under tow observed the casualty and stayed on station to receive the casualty who was

recovered from the water by the ILB. Following transfer to the ALB the tow was passed to the ILB on

the Brixham Harbour approach.

Additional Notes Helicopter tasked as there was some confusion over the number and location of casualties.
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 10:46
Ready for Service Time 11:27

Launch Time 10:51

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 30

Helm                                   Simon James

Location of Casualty Oyster Cove

Service Kayaker reported in difficulty and in the water for some time following swamping of the kayak.

Casualty recovered to the ILB and transferred to Paignton Harbour and an awaiting ambulance.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 11-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 11-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 13:09
Ready for Service Time 14:30

Launch Time 13:18

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 29

Helm

Location of Casualty One mile north of Berry Head

Service Tasked to assist the yacht 'Lyndon Rose' into harbour with an injured crew member on board. Crew

put aboard 'Lyndon Rose' and vessel brought to the lifeboat pontoon. Casualty transferred to a land

ambulance.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 10-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 10-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 22:18
Ready for Service Time 23:49

Launch Time 22:27

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 28

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Haldon Pier

Service Launched to Haldon Pier to monitor a person possibly in distress. Situation resolved around 23:10 -

ILB released to return to station

Additional Notes Police and HM Coastguards also attended.
 
     

Incident Date 07-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 07-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 18:23
Ready for Service Time 19:15

Launch Time 18:30

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 27

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Tasked following report of two young people cut off by the rising tide on the Livermead side of Corbyn

Head. Casualties recovered and transferred to Livermead Beach - all OK

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 06-Aug-16
Ready for Service Date 06-Aug-16

Launch Instruct 21:10
Ready for Service Time 23:46

Launch Time 21:19

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 26

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty 50 metres North of the Ore

Service Both lifeboats tasked following a report of an unoccupied RIB lying close to the Orestone. Extensive

searches from the Orestone to Babbacombe and Torquay Harbour carried out by the ILB. Search

stood down at approximately 22:19 after a very detailed search following no sightings.

Additional Notes Helicopter Rescue 187 also tasked and searched the area.
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 17:01
Ready for Service Time 18:08

Launch Time 17:10

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 25

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Launched following report of two people cut off by the rising tide at Corbyn Head. Casualties

recovered to Torre Abbey sands before the ILB returned to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 20:15
Ready for Service Time 21:18

Launch Time 20:22

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 24

Helm Gary Booth

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Tasked following report from a local pleasure boat that two young people appeared to be cut off by

the high tide at Corbyn Head. The casualties were able to make their way back to the beach as high

water passed. Torbay ILB continued to the scene to check there were no others cut off by the tide

before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 28-Jul-16
Ready for Service Date 28-Jul-16

Launch Instruct 15:03
Ready for Service Time 15:55

Launch Time 15:08

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 23

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Preston Beach

Service Tasked to an inflatable with two children on board drifting out to sea. 'Liberty Lass' in the area

offering assistance. Inflatable made it back to shore as the ILB arrived on scene. ILB checked all OK

before returning to station

Additional Notes HM Coastguard and 'Liberty Lass' all attended.
 
     

Incident Date 20-Jul-16
Ready for Service Date 20-Jul-16

Launch Instruct 07:15
Ready for Service Time 09:50

Launch Time 07:22

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 22

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty North side of Hopes Nose

Service Tasked following a request from the ALB to assist in a coastline search for a missing person

following a report from an angler that he had observed a submerged small speed boat to the north of

Hopes Nose. Detailed search patterns were established. Shortly after 09:00 the owner reported to

the Police that he was safe. All assets released to return to station shortly after 09:20

Additional Notes Coastguard Team, Teignmouth Lifeboat and Rescue Helicopter R924 joined the search
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 20:41
Ready for Service Time 21:38

Launch Time 20:50

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 21

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Launched following report of two people cut off by the tide at Corbyn Head. Casualties recovered and

transferred to Torre Abbey Sands and the awaiting HM Coastguard team.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 06-Jul-16
Ready for Service Date 06-Jul-16

Launch Instruct 16:54
Ready for Service Time 18:07

Launch Time 17:03

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 20

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Breakwater Beach area

Service Tasked to search for a possible missing swimmer following discovery of a pile of unattended clothing

on Ladybird Beach (Breakwater Beach). Shoreline search initiated between Breakwater Beach and

Shoalstone. Search stood down following Police confirmation all OK.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard searching the shoreline in the vicinity
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 17:29
Ready for Service Time 18:50

Launch Time 17:37

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2016 Shout Number 19

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour approach

Service Launched to a 12metre yacht 'Galavanta' with one person on board and suffering engine failure on

approach to Torquay Harbour. ILB assisted the yacht onto her berth in Torquay Harbour Marina

before returning to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

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