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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - October to December 2013

26-Oct-13 28-Nov-13 30-Nov-13 04-Dec-13 07-Dec-13

Information is indicative only


Incident Date 07-Dec-13
Ready for Service Date 07-Dec-13

Launch Instruct 01:34
Ready for Service Time 03:37

Launch Time 01:45

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2013 Shout Number 35

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Line between Roundham and Princess Pier Torquay

Service Possible Red Flare observed from Broadsands in a line towards Princess Pier. ILB tasked to

search the line and coastline. Later the ILB crew investigated the Hollicombe area in depth

and detected activity on the beach. HMCoastgurd found an empty fireworks box on the

beach. Search terminated and ILB returned to station.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 04-Dec-13
Ready for Service Date 04-Dec-13

Launch Instruct 17:28
Ready for Service Time 18:33

Launch Time 17:36

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2013 Shout Number 34


Location of Casualty Preston Sands - North end

Service Tasked following report of a broken down Jet Ski off Preston Beach calling for assistance. Jet

Ski & two casualties returned to shore by the ILB where they were met by HMCoastguard

Additional Notes

Incident Date 30-Nov-13
Ready for Service Date 30-Nov-13

Launch Instruct 12:35
Ready for Service Time 13:40

Launch Time 12:43

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2013 Shout Number 33

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty 0.25 Miles South of NCI Tower, Daddy Hole

Service Tasked to search for two divers thought to have surfaced but out of sight from the dive boat.

As the search developed the NCI tower sighted the two divers and guided the search vessels

to them. Divers recovered all OK to the All Weather Lifeboat.

Additional Notes ALB and Teignmouth ILB also tasked



Incident Date 28-Nov-13
Ready for Service Date 28-Nov-13

Launch Instruct 11:55
Ready for Service Time 13:17

Launch Time 12:04

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2013 Shout Number 32

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Possibly St Marys/Mansands

Service Joined other units to carry out a shoreline search for a missing person between St Mary's Bay

and Mansands. Missing person located in land at St Mary's Park. All units released and

search terminated

Additional Notes Police Helicopter also involved

Incident Date 31-Oct-13
Ready for Service Date 31-Oct-13

Launch Instruct 14:23
Ready for Service Time 14:25

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2013 Shout Number 5


Location of Casualty Torquay Harbour

Service Preparing to launch following report a young lady in the water at Torquay Harbour.

Recovered by others before ILB launched. Launch cancelled.

Additional Notes

Incident Date 26-Oct-13
Ready for Service Date 26-Oct-13

Launch Instruct 13:01
Ready for Service Time 14:52

Launch Time 13:07

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2013 Shout Number 31

Helm Alex Rowe

Location of Casualty Off Torquay Harbour

Service Tasked to a broken down speedboat close to Torquay Harbour wall - speedboat drifted on

the strong SW Winds into the Harbour wall before the ILB arrived on scene. ILB recovered

them from the wall however in the conditions the tow could not be maintained - five

casualties taken ashore in the ILB. Casualties met by HMCoastguard. ILB returned to recover

the speedboat with the casualties safe ashore cold and wet. ILB then returned to station.

Additional Notes

Friday 13 December 7 pm - RNLI Carol Concert - All Saints, Brixham

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