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 Plymouth Shouts 2009 - ALB (40) and ILB (42) TOTAL (82)

The details of the 2009 shouts are shown below:

1 19th Jan 11:37  ALB Report of 4 people overboard from HMS Somerset, 20nm South of Plymouth, stood down before launch. 
2 21st Feb 11:30 ALB Fishing vessel 15nm South of Salcombe without power, towed over 30m back to Plymouth. 
3 8th Mar 14:54  ALB 40ft yacht with engine failure escorted back into Plymouth.
4 15th Mar 11:00 ALB Angling boat 20nm South of Plymouth with no power, towed back to Plymouth.
5 21st Mar 13:22 ALB Swimmers overdue from Wembury Bay, found safe.
6 21st Mar 13:22 ILB Swimmers overdue from Wembury Bay, found safe.
7 22nd Mar 16:34 ILB  Report of a boat aground, stood down soon after launch.
8 23rd Mar  11:08  ILB  Boat aground in Westlake Bay, vessel had been abandoned. So no further assistance required.
9 27th Mar  12:26  ILB  Tasked to boat aground in Westlake Bay, found to be same vessel as previous incident earlier in the week.
10 29th Mar  13:50  ILB  Longroom Port Control Plymouth reported hearing the spoken work Mayday on Ch16.  Search conducted of Plymouth Sound, no vessels found to be in trouble.
11  8th Apr  08:45  ILB Report of a person in the water off The Hoe, Stood down as the person was found safe.
12  12th Apr  17:58  ILB  Report of a missing person near Saltash, Two divers also assisted.
13  19th Apr 16:03  ILB Two swimmers requiring assistance off the Hoe, they were clinging to Ash buoy.
14  25th Apr  11:30  ILB Yacht with engine failure in Plymouth Sound.
15 29th Apr 21:25  ILB  406MHz beacon reported to be transmitting from the River Tamar, found to be ashore and set off by accident.
16 3rd May 11:18  ALB  Fishing boat broken down near the Eddystone, towed to Plymouth.
17 10th May 18:15 ALB Launched to a report of a capsized dinghy and people in the water.
18 10th May  18:15 ILB  Launched to a report of a capsized dinghy and people in the water.  Dinghy assisted back to shore in Wembury.
19  23rd May 12:15  ALB Whilst on exercise, tasked to a 71 year old female fallen on rocks near Jennycliff Bay.
20  23rd May 12:15  ILB Whilst on exercise, tasked to a 71 year old female fallen on rocks near Jennycliff Bay.
21  24th May 14:51  ILB  Launched to assist a broken down boat near Weir Quay.
22  24th May  19:41 ILB Launched to assist Police in a search, stood down after launch.
23 25th May 10:17 ALB

Launched to a boat on fire in Whitsand Bay.  Vessel found to have a small fire in engine space, it was out on arrival.

24  25th May 17:38 ILB Report of 3 people in the water in Cawsand Bay.
25  29th May 13:41  ILB Dinghy on the rocks in Wembury Bay, the vessel had suffered engine failure and had drifted.  Vessel towed to its berth.
26 9th June 07:53 ILB Man stuck in trees on the River Tamar, near Gunnislake.  Winched to safety by R193.
27 9th June 07:53  ALB  Y-Class launched from the ALB at the Tamar Bridge to assist in the search with the ILB near Gunnislake for a male stuck in trees.
28 10th June 16:43  ILB Assisted a small vessel with a fouled propellor, towed back to Saltash.
29 11th June 18:39  ALB Fishing vessel with engine failure just north of Mountbatten.
30 12th June 11:40  ALB Person suffering a heart attack on board an angling boat off Penlee Point.
31 13th June 10:06 ALB  Launched to recover an unconcious diver.  Sadly the diver was later pronounced as deceased.
32 14th June 11:59 ALB Small powerboat on fire.  The fire was out on arrival.
33 14th June 14:24 ALB Report of a capsized powerboat.
34 16th June 20:21 ILB Report of three children struggling in the water off Bovisand, they made it safely to the shore.
35 24th June 10:22 ALB Broken down vessel in Whitsand Bay, towed back to Plymouth.
36 29th June 20:17 ILB Search of the River Tavy for a missing female kayaker.  She was found safe at home by her partner.
37 5th July 16:30 ILB 

Dinghy reported in difficulties near the Mew Stone.

38 5th July  16:30  ALB  Dinghy reported in difficulties near the Mew Stone.
39 14th July  10:54  ILB  Search for a person threatening to jump off rocks in Jennycliff Bay.  This later turned out to be a hoax.
40 17th July  17:21  ALB Catermaran drifting ashore in Jennycliff Bay, towed to safety.
41 20th July 07:33  ALB  Broken down vessel off the Breakwater, towed back into Plymouth.
42 23rd July 22:05  ALB  Yacht dragging its anchor and requiring assistance in Cawsand Bay.
43 26th July  05:35 ILB  Reports of a missing couple on the River Lyhner.  Found safe.
44 26th July  05:35 ALB  Reports of a missing couple on the River Lyhner.  Found safe.
45 26th July  10:37  ILB  Assisted a diver in Millbay Marina, no lifeboat was launched for this incident.
46 31st July  00:29  ALB 

Tow of broken down fishing boat.

47 31st July  15:40  ILB  Search for a fisherman who had been washed off rocks, he was found safe.
48 1st Aug  14:07  ALB  Medivac from a vessel off the western entrance to the breakwater, possible heart attack.
49 3rd Aug  14:14 ALB  Fishing vessel broken down in Whitsand Bay, towed back to Plymouth.
50 11th Aug  20:33 ILB  Launched to assist a paddle boarder in Whitsand Bay.
51 15th Aug 12:15  ALB Diver with decompression sickness in Whitsand Bay, the diver was taken ashore by the lifeboat.
52 18th Aug  08:45 ALB  Medivac from sailing vessel 20nm South of Plymouth.
53 20th Aug  14:14  ALB  Vessel with engine failure in Jennycliff Bay.
54

21st Aug 

15:17  ALB 

Yacht broken down off Hilsea Point.

55 1st Sept  15:32  ILB Upturned canoe found on the River Tamar, no assistance required.
56 1st Sept  20:30  ALB  Rowing gig aground off Jupiter Point, River Lyhner.
57 1st Sept  20:30  ILB  Rowing gig aground off Jupiter Point, River Lyhner.
58 2nd Sept  11:25 ALB  Fireboat aground in Jennycliff Bay, vessel towed to its berth.
59 7th Sept 15:41 ILB  Assistance provided to a broken down speedboat.
60 9th Sept 19:27 ILB  Search conducted after a pile of cloths were found on the shore at Devils Point.
61 14th Sept 11:36 ILB  Tasked to extract an injured woman from a beach on the River Lyner, she had a broken ankle.
62 17th Sept 19:07 ILB  Tombstoner with a possible broken leg recovered from the front of The Hoe.
63 17th Sept 19:07 ALB  Tombstoner with a possible broken leg recovered from the front of The Hoe.
64 26th Sept 19:10 ALB  Broken down vessel 3m south of Plymouth, towed to its berth.
65 2nd Oct 12:55 ALB  Medivac of an injured fisherman off The Mewstone.
66 6th Oct  11:00 ALB  Medivac of a yachtsman injured onboard his vessel off Rame Head.
67 9th Oct  19:51 ALB  Launched to two kayakers in trouble off Fort Picklecombe.  They were assisted by Coastguards on shore.
68 9th Oct  19:51 ALB  Launched to two kayakers in trouble off Fort Picklecombe.  They were assisted by Coastguards on shore.
69 17th Oct  17:12 ILB  Broken down dive rib off The Mewstone.
70 22nd Oct  06:22 ALB  Search for a possible missing person after a car entered the River Tamar off the Torpoint Slipway.
71 22nd Oct 06:22 ILB Search for a possible missing person after a car entered the River Tamar off the Torpoint Slipway.

72

6th Nov  10:57 ALB Escort of a disabled vessel entering Plymouth Sound.
73 11th Nov  20:00 ALB  Medivac from a sailing yacht.
74 14th Nov  01:08 ALB  Search for a missing yacht from the River Tamar.
75 14th Nov 01:08 ILB Search for a missing yacht from the River Tamar.
76 14th Nov  02:00 ILB Assisted a broken down vessel back onto its mooring.
77 25th Nov

09:27

ILB Two swimmers in difficulty off The Hoe.  Persons found safely ashore.

78 26th Nov  09:10 ILB Missing vessel reported from the River Plym.
79 29th Nov 03:37 ALB Powerboat taking water on the River Tamar in poor weather, winds F8+, the occupants were taken off the vessel by the lifeboat.
80 7th Dec  13:05 ILB Report of a person threatening to jump from the Tamar Bridge.  Stood down before launch as the Police had dealt with the incident.
81 13th Dec 11:53 ALB Report of a missing yacht, Stood down before launch as the vessel was located as the crew were responding.
82 23rd Dec 11:50 ILB Broken down RIB towed to its berth.