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Plymouth Shouts 2012 - ALB 41 and ILB 53 - TOTAL (94)

The details of the 2012 shouts to date are shown below:

1 8th Jan  13:18  ILB  Launched to four persons in the water, waving for help in Wembury Bay.  Persons assisted by the ILB crew and Coastguards before being checked by Ambulance.  Report
2 8th Jan 13:18  ALB  Both Launched to four persons in the water, waving for help in Wembury Bay.  Persons assisted by the ILB crew and Coastguards before being checked by Ambulance.
3 8th Jan  14:00  ALB  Whilst returning from the previous call the Lifeboat came accross a broken down sailing yacht, 'Prudence', the yacht was towed to the Cattewater.
4 12thFeb  18:47  ALB  Launched to a small vessel without power, reported to be in the Eddystone Lighthouse area (approx 10Nm south of Plymouth), however the vessel was unsure of its position, and was located with the assistance of a handheld flare; towed to safety in Plymouth. 
5 15thFeb  18:23  ILB  Report of a red flare being sighted near the entrance to the River Lyhner, Inshore Lifeboat, Tamar Coastguard Team and MOD conducted a search of the area, nothing found. 
26thFeb  09:59  ILB  Launched to a report of a red flare on the River Plym, search conducted with Plymouth Coastguard and MOD Police, nothing found. 
7 7th Mar  15:30  ILB  Whilst on exercise the ILB came accross a capsized dinghy with two people requiring assistance, persons safely recovered from the water 
10thMar  13:20  ALB  Launched to a report of red flares off Wembury Bay, one person safely recovered from a liferaft after his 9m fishing vessel had taken water and sunk.   REPORT
9 16thMar  17:29  ALB  Report of a female entering the water near Bovisand, Police on scene, person recovered soon after launch so both boats returned to station. 
10  16thMar  17:29  ILB  Report of a female entering the water near Bovisand, Police on scene, person recovered soon after launch so both boats returned to station.
11 24thMar  19:09 ILB  Launched to a jet ski in difficulties under the Tamar Bridge, stood down whilst en-route. 
12  25thMar  18:55  ILB  A jet ski in difficulties under the Tamar Bridge, once on scene it was found that the person had recovered the jet ski safely. 
13  25thMar  19:55  ALB  Search for a person who was considering suicide in the Jennycliff Bay area, he was detained by Police when found at the top of the cliffs.
14 28thMar  13:33  ILB  Female jumped from the Tamar Bridge, she was picked up by a passing vessel and taken ashore to an Ambulance where CPR was administered.   REPORT
15 8th Apr  16:33  ILB  Launched to locate and assist a broken down sailing vessel, vessel not in position given so the ALB was also launched to assist in the search. 
16  8th Apr  17:10  ALB  Launched to assist in the search for a broken down vessel, vessel located several miles from the original area given, approx 2 miles SE of Stoke Point, towed to Plymouth by the ALB.
17  8th Apr  18:23  ILB  A red pin point flare was spotted by the ALB whilst towing the broken down yacht into Plymouth, the ILB was requested to launch and found a small speedboat broken down and near the rocks in Heybrook Bay, towed to the River Plym. 
18 15thApr  18:12  ILB  Launched to a report of a possible kayak in difficulties in the area of Heybrook Bay / Mewstone.  No vessels in the area were found to be in difficulties.  
19 28thApr  14:57  ILB  Vessel aground in St Johns Lake, everyone was safe onboard and the vessel was happy to await the incoming tide so the ILB returned to station.  
20 6thMay  14:20  ILB  Small motor vessel with engine problems off Penlee Point, escorted by the ILB to the vessels berth.  
21 6thMay  19:37  ILB  Divers surface marker buoy reported drifting near Devils Point, divers seen to be safe ashore and buoy suspected to have broken free. 
22 11thMay  15:57  ILB  Two persons reported as being in the water near the entrance to the River Yealm, they were picked up by a passing vessel as the ILB arrived on scene, medical assistance was then provided by the lifeboat crew. 
23 20thMay  15:05  ILB  Report of a young male threatening to jump off rocks into the sea on the front of The Hoe, ILB launched and stood by out of sight until the male was talked down by Police. 
24 26thMay  12:50  ILB  Two persons stuck on a cliff in Bovisand Bay, rescued by another vessel before arrival of the ILB. 
25 26thMay  15:42 ILB  Launched to reports of kayakers capsized in Bovisand Bay. Stood down after launch as they were assisted by another vessel. 
26  26thMay  16:04 ILB  Two divers reported as overdue by a dive RIB off The Mewstone.  Search conducted with both lifeboats, MOD Police and rescue helicopter R169.  Casualties located by helicopter and recovered safe and well onboard the lifeboat.
27  26thMay  16:04 ALB  Two divers reported as overdue by a dive RIB off The Mewstone.  Search conducted with both lifeboats, MOD Police and rescue helicopter R169.  Casualties located by helicopter and recovered safe and well onboard the lifeboat.     REPORT
28  26thMay  17:05 ILB  Tasked to a report of a broken down vessel, the vessel was found to already be under tow.
29  27thMay  19:43  ILB  Two persons cut off by the tide on a platform at Weir Quay.  Taken onboard the ILB and dropped ashore. 
30  27thMay  20:10  ALB Launched to a yacht drifting without power in Bigbury Bay, towed to QAB Marina.  
31 30thMay  19:34  ILB  Assisted Ambulance Service and Plymouth Coastguard to evacuate a female from the front of Plymouth Hoe to an Ambulance at the Barbican. 
32 2ndJune  11:20  ALB  Whilst on exercise the Lifeboat was flagged down by a sailing yacht off Penlee Point with engine failure.  Towed to Mayflower Marina. 
33  2ndJune  19:37  ALB  Launched to a sailing yacht approx one mile south of Plymouth Breakwater with engine failure.  Towed to Mayflower Marina.
34 4thJune  20:44  ILB  Female threatening to harm herself on Plymouth Hoe, Inshore Lifeboat searched the area, she was then located by Police. 
35 8thJune  05:46 ALB  Launched to a French fishing vessel drifting without power approx 20nm SSW of Plymouth in gale force winds.  The lifeboat towed the vessel into Plymouth.    VIDEO     REPORT
36  9thJune  12:15  ALB  Report of a motor vessel with engine failure about to drift onto rocks near Fort Bovisand.  Lifeboat towed vessel to QAB Marina. 
37  9thJune  13:45  ILB  Yacht seen drifting with no persons onboard in Cawsand Bay, towed to safety and no persons found to be in danger.
38 10thJune  13:37  ALB  Diver with the bends onboard a vessel approx 3nm South of Plymouth, taken by lifeboat ashore and passed to Ambulance Service 
39 14thJune  19:21  ALB  Launched to a yacht aground in Barn Pool, vessel assisted by MOD Police. 
40 17thJune  05:09 ILB Two persons and a kayak assisted north of the Tamar Bridge.
41 19thJune  17:04  ILB  Report of a yacht adrift north of the Tamar Bridge, search conducted and no vessels found to be in danger. 
42 20thJune  21:29  ALB  A fishing vessel 8 miles east of the Eddystone Lighthouse with an engine room fire, the fire was out on the arrival of the lifeboat which then escorted the vessel back to Plymouth. 
43 25thJune  18:45  ALB  Whilst on exercise the Lifeboat was tasked to a dive vessel with 13 people on board who had lost power off Plymouth Breakwater, vessel towed to Sutton Harbour. 
44 26thJune  21:26  ALB  Launched to search for a 22ft yacht missing in fog whilst on passage between Falmouth and Plymouth, after a search the vessel was located and taken into Plymouth. 
45  28thJune  02:26  ALB  Person in the water off the front of The Hoe, recovered by MOD Police. 
46 3rd July  15:16  ALB  Launched to a fishing vessel 30nm SE of Plymouth with steering and radar failure in very poor visibility.  Escorted to Plymouth.  
47 8th July  00:14  ILB  Report of two persons missing on the River Lyhner after stealing a vessel on the River Tamar.  Persons found to be in the St Germans area 
48 20thJuly  22:36  ILB  Person reported in the water and clinging to a moored boat near Oreston Quay.  The Inshore Lifeboat rescued the person and took them ashore to a waiting ambulance and Plymouth Coastguard.    REPORT
49  24thJuly 12:06  ALB Launched to a sailing yacht taking water off Fort Picklecombe.  Vessel taken to Yacht Haven with the Lifeboats pump onboard. 
50  24thJuly  12:06  ILB  Launched to a sailing yacht taking water off Fort Picklecombe.  Vessel taken to Yacht Haven with the Lifeboats pump onboard.
51  25thJuly  14:42  ALB  Person fitting onboard a sailing vessel, stood down after launch as the vessel was about to berth.
52  25thJuly  15:45  ILB  Launched to a child having fallen down rocks and injured his ankle.  Taken to the Mountbatten Centre and met by Plymouth Coastguard.
53  25thJuly  18:04  ILB  Report of a person in the water near Mount Edgecombe, found to be swimming and required no assistance. 
54 25thJuly  21:28  ILB  Broken down vessel drifitng on the Tamar River near Calstock.  Vessel towed to safety. 
55 30thJuly 14:03 ALB Fishing vessel with an engine room fire, vessel towed to the Cattewater and met by the fire service where the fire was then extinguished. 
56 4th Aug  20:09  ILB  Four persons cut off by the tide on rocks in Wembury Bay; assisted by Plymouth and Yealm Coastguard Teams, ILB stood by. 
57 7th Aug  21:38  ALB  Fishing vessel taking water 27nm South of Plymouth; the lifeboat placed a pump aboard the casualty and escorted the her back into Plymouth.     REPORT
58  8th Aug  00:06  ILB  Tasked to search for a missing person in the Devils Point area.  Person located by Police.
59  8th Aug  00:50  ILB  Re-tasked after previous incident to a person threatening to jump from the Tamar Bridge.  The person was talked down by Police.
60  9th Aug  21:22  ALB Broken down angling vessel around 5 miles south of Rame Head.  Towed back into Plymouth.
61 10thAug  17:03  ILB  Vessel aground on the River Tamar, towed off the mud to Weir Quay.
62  11thAug  15:12  ILB  Three kayakers reported in difficulties in Wembury Bay, kayakers found to be safe and well, requiring no further assistance.
63 12thAug  14:04  ALB  Report of a yacht loosing its steering on the River Tamar, the yacht skipper managed to secure himself to a buoy, so no further assistance was required. 
64  18thAug  12:19  ALB  85ft, 65 tonne sailing yacht drifting near the East Rutts with no engine power.  Towed to Mayflower Marina.  
65  18thAug  14:14  ILB  Broken down 24ft vessel near the Eddystone, vessel towed to Plymouth.
66 18thAug  18:00  ILB  Whilst returning from the previous call, a sailing yacht with engine failure was found in the Cattewater main channel, with a large ship approaching, the vessel was towed to safety.  
67 21stAug  12:24  ALB  Report of a person suffering a possible heart attack onboard a fishing vessel off Plymouth. 
68 23rdAug  19:29  ILB  Person having fallen out of a kayak into the water, seen to be clinging on to another vessel.  ILB took the person ashore to waiting Coastguards and Ambulance Service. 
69  26thAug  12:11  ALB  Diver reported with possible bends near the Great Mewstone, brought ashore to awaiting ambulance by the lifeboat. 
70  29thAug  16:56 ILB  Broken down 16ft vessel aground near Warren Point, Ernesettle.  Vessel escorted to Saltash. 
71 2ndSept  11:40  ALB  Diver with a head injury onboard a dive vessel in Bigbury Bay, the diver was brought ashore to an awaiting Ambulance.  REPORT
72 2ndSept  15:28  ALB  Carrier signal on VHF channel 16, a vessel was located by the lifeboat using direction finding equipment in Bigbury Bay with an open mic. 
73  6thSept  20:47  ALB  Fishing vessel around 5 miles south of Looe reporting an engine room fire onboard, Looe Inshore Lifeboat stood by until arrival of the ALB, vessel towed to Plymouth and inspected by the Fire Service.     VIDEO
74 8thSept  18:56  ILB  Broken down vessel drifitng near the bridges channel, off Drakes Island; towed to its berth at Saltash.
75 9thSept  10:15 ILB Report of an un-occupied boat at anchor near the Mewstone, with a possible MOB a search was conducted, the owner was found swimming near by and given safety advice. 
76  12thSept  18:42  ILB  Report of a person in the water off the front of Plymouth Hoe. Stood down as the person made it safely ashore. 
77 18thSept  18:28  ILB  Report of a kayaker in difficulties in Wembury Bay. Stood down after launch as the person made it safely ashore. 
78 28thSept  11:14  ALB  Launched to a fisherman on board a vessel requiring medical attention.  The casualty was taken ashore and passed to the Ambulance service. 
79 10thOct  13:08  ALB  Diver washed into a gully on the Mewstone by the swell.  The ILB and Y-Class were used to get lifeboat crew members ashore to aid the diver, he was then winched to safety by Rescue Helicopter R193.       VIDEO    REPORT
80  10thOct 13:08  ILB  Diver washed into a gully on the Mewstone by the swell.  The ILB and Y-Class were used to get lifeboat crew members ashore to aid the diver, he was then winched to safety by Rescue Helicopter R193. 
81  12thOct  20:11  ALB  Female onboard an RFA ship moored in Plymouth Sound collapsed and complaining of chest pains, taken ashore to an awaiting ambulance. 
82  12thOct  20:15 ILB  Report of a vessel aground near Devils Point, towed to safety by the ILB. 
83 15thOct  15:34  ILB  Power vessel aground on the River Plym, near Chelson Meadow, the vessel was towed to Stonehouse Creek. 
84 16thOct  16:46  ILB  Vessel with engine failure and drifting on the River Tamar near Cargreen, vessel towed to safety. 
85  31stOct 11:51  ALB  Person requiring medical attention onboard RFA Blackrover, the casualty was transfered by stretcher before being taken ashore and handed to an awaiting ambulance. 
86 1st Nov  08:19  ALB  Fishing vessel 20nm SW of Plymouth adrift with total engine failure.  Towed to Plymouth. 
87 9th Nov  07:40  ALB  Medivac from the Merchant vessel Carla C in Cawsand Bay.
88  10thNov  11:00  ILB  20ft Angling vessel drifting meters from rocks off Rame Head, towed to safety by the Inshore Lifeboat. 
89 22ndNov  13:54  ALB  Kayaker in difficulties off Burgh Island (Wind Storm Force 10) Salcombe Lifeboat and a Coastguard Rescue Helicopter also tasked.  The kayaker made it ashore before the Lifeboats arrived on scene so they were stood down.   REPORT
90 2nd Dec  19:25  ILB  Report of a possible vessel in difficulties on the South side of Mount Batten breakwater.  The vessel was located and did not require any assistance.  
91  2nd Dec 19:25  ALB  Report of a possible vessel in difficulties on the South side of Mount Batten breakwater.  The vessel was located and did not require any assistance.
92  2nd Dec  19:45  ILB  Re-tasked after the previous incident to a vessel broken down off the West Hoe; the vessel was towed to her moorings at Laira Bridge.
93 7th Dec  15:19  ILB  Launched to a broken down powerboat, towed to its moorings by MOD Police RIB. 
94  31stDec  21:10  ALB  Launched to search for a 16 year old boy having jumped off the Torpoint Ferry. Both the All Weather and Inshore Lifeboats were involved in a multi agency air and sea search until the early hours.
95  31stDec 21:10  ILB  Launched to search for a 16 year old boy having jumped off the Torpoint Ferry. Both the All Weather and Inshore Lifeboats were involved in a multi agency air and sea search until the early hours.