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Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) - October to December 2017

03-Oct-17 06-Oct-17 07-Oct-17 14-Oct-17(2) 02-Nov-17
03-Nov-17 03-Dec-17 18-Dec-17 19-Dec-17 26-Dev-17
27-Dec-17        
         

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

Launch Instruct 03:07
Ready for Service Time 04:45

Launch Time 03:21

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 68

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Brixham Harbour

Service Inshore lifeboat launched to safely transfer the skipper of a 10 metre fishing boat to his vessel in

Strong Gale conditions. This in order to move her to a safer berth in the current wind and backwash

conditions to prevent further damage to herself and other vessels. The ILB then proceeded to a

second vessel in serious danger of breaking her mooring lines and together with other crew

members made that vessel secure before returning to station.

Additional Notes Shortly after 01:00 there was a significant wind shift to the NW with wind speeds increasing to

Strong Gale Force 9. This direction results in very heavy swell and backwash in Brixham Harbour.
 
     

Incident Date 26-Dec-17
Ready for Service Date 26-Dec-17

Launch Instruct 05:19
Ready for Service Time 06:00

Launch Time 05:31

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 67

Helm

Location of Casualty Paignton Harbour

Service Launched to provide safety cover for a person in distress at Paignton Harbour. Casualty taken into

custody - ILB stood down before reaching scene.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 19-Dec-17
Ready for Service Date 20-Dec-17

Launch Instruct 23:04
Ready for Service Time 00:08

Launch Time 23:18

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 66

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Meadfoot Beach

Service Launched following a report of a person in the water at Meadfoot Beach. ILB proceeded to scene but

the person was recovered by others as they arrived. ILB released to return to station shortly after

23:30.

Additional Notes Police, HM Coastguard and SW Ambulance all on scene.
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 14:35
Ready for Service Time 15:08

Launch Time 14:44

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 65

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Berry Head

Service Launched to assist in the recovery of a dog that had fallen over the cliff edge at Berry Head landing

in the Quarry area. The ILB was tasked due to the difficult location of the dog. Two crew recovered

the dog to HM Coastguard and they reunited the dog with its owners. The ILB was released to return

to station.

Additional Notes Police also assisted. The owners had the dog checked over by a Vet - see Facebook page for HM

Coastguard pictures
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 18:36
Ready for Service Time 20:10

Launch Time 18:46

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 64

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Paignton Hatbour

Service Both lifeboats launched following a report of one, possibly two, people in the water to the North side

of Paignton Harbour. One person recovered before the lifeboats arrived on scene - search carried out

between the Harbour and Paignton Pier to locate anyone else in the water. Search stood down at

approx 19:15 having established the second person was ashore and safe.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard, Police and Ambulance all involved in this incident.
 
     

Incident Date 07-Nov-17
Ready for Service Date 07-Nov-17

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

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 9

Helm

Location of Casualty Breakwater Beach

Service Crew assembly only - ILB Crew at Immediate Readiness. Situation resolved before ILB launched

Additional Notes
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 21:34
Ready for Service Time 23:11

Launch Time 21:39

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 63

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Crystal Cove, Waterside

Service ILB launched to standby a Police Incident to a person in distress thought to be in the Crystal Cove

area. ILB carried out a shoreline search between Elberry Cove and Goodrington. Situation resolved

and ILB released at 22:47

Additional Notes Police, HM Coastguard and Police Helo all on scene

 


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

Launch Instruct 03:59
Ready for Service Time 04:20

Launch Time 04:04

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 62

Helm

Location of Casualty Old Fish Quay, Torquay

Service ILB launched following a report of a person in the water near the Old Fish Quay, Torquay. Casualty

recovered from the water by others and placed in the care of an Ambulance before transfer to

hospital. ILB stood down as she launched.

Additional Notes
 
 

Incident Date 02-Nov-17
Ready for Service Date 03-Nov-17

Launch Instruct 15:44
Ready for Service Time 17:14

Launch Time 15:52

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 61

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Ansteys Cove

Service Launched to a broken down Jet Ski off shore from Ansteys Cove.The Jet Ski was on its own. Jet ski

returned under tow to Torquay Harbour where they were met by HM Coastguard.

Additional Notes HM Coastguard gave safety advice regarding safety equipment.
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 04:20
Ready for Service Time 04:25

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 8

Helm

Location of Casualty Paignton Harbour

Service Preparing to launch following a report of a person in the water at Paignton Harbour. Situation resolved

before the launch occurred. Launch stood down.

Additional Notes
   
     

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

Launch Instruct 18:09
Ready for Service Time 20:07

Launch Time 18:19

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 60

Helm Ray Bower

Location of Casualty Orestone

Service Tasked to recover three divers whose dive vessel had lost power and unable to recover them. Divers

located by and recovered to the ILB. The ALB & ILB met with the casualty vessel - five divers taken

by the ILB to Ansteys Cove to recover transport vehicles. Eight divers transferred to the ALB. The

ALB returned the dive vesel under tow to Torquay Harbour.

Additional Notes
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 07:59
Ready for Service Time 08:30

Launch Time 08:15

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 59

Helm

Location of Casualty Berry Head

Service ILB brought to Immediate Readiness in support of a Police Incident at Berry Head. Situation resolved

and ILB released from Immediate Readiness.

Additional Notes
   
     

Incident Date 07-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 07-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 08:37
Ready for Service Time 09:32

Launch Time 08:47

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 58

Helm Ashley McInally

Location of Casualty Berry Head Quarry

Service Launched to standby during a Police Incident at Berry Head. HM Coastguards also in attendance.

Situation contained in the Quarry and the ILB was released to return to station around 09:00.

Additional Notes
 
 
     

Incident Date 06-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 06-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 00:06
Ready for Service Time 01:41

Launch Time 00:19

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 57

Helm James Hoare

Location of Casualty Princess Pier

Service Tasked to carry out a search for a possible missing person in the vicinity of Princess Pier. ILB

checked either side of the Pier and the coastline to Corbyn Head. ILB released to return to station

shortly after 01:00

Additional Notes Very low spring tide at the time of the search limiting proximity to the coastline.
 
     

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

Launch Instruct 17:20
Ready for Service Time 18:02

Launch Time 17:37

Inshore Lifeboat (ILB)
2017 Shout Number 56

Helm Darryll Farley

Location of Casualty Roundham Head

Service ILB brought to Immediate readiness and subsequently launched to standby during a Police Incident

at Savage Hole, Roundham Headland. HM Coastguard also in attendance. Situation resolved at

approx. 17:50. ILB released to return to station.

Additional Notes
 
     

Incident Date 01-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 01-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 20:17
Ready for Service Time 20:24

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 7

Helm

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Launch Cancelled - Preparing to launch in support of a Police Incident at Corbyn Head

Additional Notes

Incident Date 01-Oct-17
Ready for Service Date 01-Oct-17

Launch Instruct 08:26
Ready for Service Time 08:27

Launch Time

ILB Assembly Only
2017 Shout Number 6

Helm

Location of Casualty Corbyn Head

Service Launch Cancelled - Preparing to launch in support of a Police Incident at Corbyn Head

Additional Notes
   
     


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