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Plymouth Shouts 2014 - ALB 48 and ILB 63 - TOTAL 111

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The details of the 2014 shouts to date are shown below:

 

13rdJan 14:00 ALB Police informed Brixham Coastguard of a missing 18 year old male at around 1pm, a search was conducted in very poor conditions between Wembury Bay and Stoke Point by the Lifeboat, Plymouth and Yealm Coastguards and rescue helicopter R193 from Culdrose.  Nothing was found.     REPORT    VIDEO
3rdJan 17:12 ALB Launched to a report of a kayaker in difficulties off Plymouth Hoe in very poor conditions.  Search conducted with Plymouth Coastguard and MOD Police.  Nothing found. 
4thJan 

10:00 

ALB Launched to continue the search for a missing person in the Bigbury Bay area, search conducted with SAR Helicopter R193, several Coastguard Rescue Teams, the Fire Service and member of the Dartmoor Rescue Group.    REPORT
4thJan 14:25 ALB Tasked to search the shoreline around Barn Pool after part of a vessel was washed up near Fort Picklecombe.  Searches were conducted with Tamar Coastguard Rescue Team.
4thJan 15:22 ILB Launched to continue the search after part of a vessel was washed up on the shore near Fort Picklecombe.  Searches were conducted with Tamar Coastguard Rescue Team.
10thJan 05:44 ALB Medivac from a fishing vessel off the eastern end of The Breakwater, a crewman with an injured shoulder was landed ashore and handed to the Ambulance Service. 
11thJan 10:40 ALBWhilst on exercise the Lifeboat was tasked to a report of a body being located in Carswell Cove, Bigbury Bay.  The body was transferred to the Lifeboat and brought ashore to Newton Ferrers, on the River Yealm, the body was handed over to the Police and Corroner.   REPORT
822ndJan 14:50 ALB Launched to a vessel on fire near the west end of the breakwater.  Three persons were taken to shore by an MOD Police launch, the lifeboat and fire service extinguished the fire and moved the vessel to a safe location.  REPORT
925thJan 13:30 ILB Whilst cleaning the boat after an exercise, the ILB was alerted to a person in the water off Fort Picklecombe.  The person had fallen out of his kayak and sustained a head injury.  He was landed ashore and handed over to Paramedics.   REPORT
10 30thJan 14:12 ALB Fishing vessel Dun Lin with fuel problems and drifitng with her nets down in Wembury Bay. Vessel towed to Sutton Harbour. 
11 16thFeb 15:24 ILB 2 persons cut off by the tide in Cawsand Bay.  The ILB landed them safely back to the beach.  
12 22ndFeb 03:50 ILB Launched to a person in the water near The Barbican, the person was pulled from the water by the fire service and handed to the ambulance service. 
13 1st Mar 19:21 ILB Report of red flares being sighted north of the Tamar Bridge.  ILB completed a search of the area along with MOD Police.  It was later established that kids on the shore had been responsible for letting off the flares. 
1411thMar 17:43 ILB Report of red flares in the Cattewater area.  Area searched with Plymouth Coastguard, no vessels or persons were found to be in distress. 
15 16thMar 05:54 ILB Report of a missing person, both Lifeboats launched but were soon stood down as the person was located.
16 16thMar 05:54 ALB Report of a missing person, both Lifeboats launched but were soon stood down as the person was located.
17 16thMar 16:46 ILB Person cut off by the tide near Fort Bovisand, they were safely landed ashore on Bovisand Beach by the ILB.
18 30thMar 15:15 ILB Four persons and a dog cut off by the tide near Sharrow Point in Whitsand Bay. They were recovered by the ILB and landed ashore nearby to awaiting Coastguards. 
19 30thMar 15:15 ALB Four persons and a dog cut off by the tide near Sharrow Point in Whitsand Bay. They were recovered by the ILB and landed ashore nearby to awaiting Coastguards.
209th Apr 16:28 ILB Two persons cut off by the tide near Mount Edgecombe.  Both were taken onto the ILB and landed safely ashore at Cremyl. 
2116thApr 01:56 ALB 16m Fishing vessel with steering failure 1nm south of Plymouth Breakwater. Vessel towed into Plymouth by the Lifeboat. 
2218th Apr 07:46 ALB 

Launched to an angling vessel 27nm South of Plymouth, drifting after suffering a mechanical failure.  Vessel towed back to Plymouth and berthed in Sutton Harbour.

23 19thApr 10:36 ILB Report of a person waving for help from a boat on the River Lynher; once on scene it was established that two persons from a canoe had been recovered from the water by a passing vessel.  They were taken ashore by an MOD Police Launch, the ILB recovered the upturned canoe from the water. 
24 10thMay 11:36 ILB Small vessel in difficulties in the Cattewater area.  ILB assisted the vessel ashore to Mountbatten. 
25 18thMay 14:33 ILB Launched to assist a vessel with persons waving for assistance off Plymouth Hoe; arrived to find the vessel had been towed ashore after a mechanical failure. 
26 18thMay 14:33 ILB Report of a vessel taking water on the River Tamar, both boats proceeded but no assistance was required as the MOD Police had the vessel in tow.
27 18thMay 14:33 ALB Report of a vessel taking water on the River Tamar, both boats proceeded but no assistance was required as the MOD Police had the vessel in tow.
28 18thMay 14:55 ALB The Lifeboat was retasked to a 34ft yacht with engine failure near the Western Entrance to Plymouth Sound, vessel towed back to its berth in Plymouth.
29 20thMay 21:57 ILB 26ft motor vessel with electrical failure drifting in Plymouth Sound; the vessel was towed by the ILB to Yacht Haven Marina. 
30 21stMay02:23ILBBoth boats launched to a person on the wrong side of the Tamar Bridge rails, threatening to jump into the river.  After standing by for nearly 4 hours Police managed to talk the person onto the correct side.
31 21stMay02:23ALBBoth boats launched to a person on the wrong side of the Tamar Bridge rails, threatening to jump into the river.  After standing by for nearly 4 hours Police managed to talk the person onto the correct side.
32 24thMay 01:55 ILB Person with breathing difficulties near Mount Edgecombe, evacuated casualty to Barn Pool where Tamar Coastguard and the Ambulance service were waiting.  
33 24thMay  16:50  ALB  Person with a head injury on board a dive vessel returning to Plymouth.  The casualty was evacuated ashore by lifeboat once inside Plymouth Breakwater. 
34 1stJune  13:00 ALB The Lifeboat was tasked to bring a female diver ashore from a dive RIB off Plymouth Breakwater.  The diver was handed to the Ambulance service at Millbay Marina. 
35 6thJune 15:24 ILB Report of an upturned dinghy near Cargreen, R Tamar, with a person in the water.  MOD Police had assisted the person, the ILB checked his condition and returned to station. 
3615thJune 17:45 ILB Launched to a 18ft vessel in The Sound which had lost its engine overboard.  Vessel towed to Saltash Passage. 
37 16thJune 19:50 ILB Whilst on exercise both boats were tasked to a woman overboard from a Torpoint Ferry; the ferry had issued a Mayday. The woman was pulled from the water along with a man who had entered to help by the MOD Police who are stationed on the River Tamar. The ILB proceeded to the scene to assist, and the ALB was stood down once all persons were confirmed as being safe.
38 16thJune 19:50 ALB Whilst on exercise both boats were tasked to a woman overboard from a Torpoint Ferry; the ferry had issued a Mayday. The woman was pulled from the water along with a man who had entered to help by the MOD Police who are stationed on the River Tamar. The ILB proceeded to the scene to assist, and the ALB was stood down once all persons were confirmed as being safe.
39 17thJune 21:09 ILB Launched to two persons reported as overdue on an inflatable kayak between the R Tamar and the R Lyhner.  The ILB found the two persons on a river bank near Jupiter Point, their kayak had deflated. 
40 17thJune 21:25 ALB Launched to two persons reported as overdue on an inflatable kayak between the R Tamar and the R Lyhner.  The ILB found the two persons on a river bank near Jupiter Point, their kayak had deflated. 
4119thJune 13:14 ILB Launched to two girls reported in difficulty in the water off The Hoe, on arrival they had been assisted by another passing boat.  
42 19thJune 17:09 ALB 53ft converted trawler with a mechanical failure 11nm SSE of Plymouth, vessel towed to Mayflower Marina.
43 21stJune 12:00 ILB Whilst on exercise the ILB was asked to a 7m yacht which was suffering engine problems at the entrance to the River Tamar.  The ILB escorted the yacht to its berth at Millbrook.
4423rdJune 14:15 ALB Launched to a 7m vessel with engine failure in danger of drifting ashore at Tregantle Fort, Whitsand Bay.  The Lifeboat towed the vessel back to Plymouth. 
45 23rdJune 16:05 ALB Whilst crossing The Sound on the previous incident, the Y-Class was deployed to assist a vessel in danger of going aground due to engine failure on the River Lynher.  The vessel was towed by the Y-Class to Torpoint.
4625thJune 17:37 ALB 22ft Angling boat with a fouled propeller, 3/4Nm SW of Rame Head.  Vessel towed to Saltash. 
47 2nd July 12:19 ALB Vessel with a fouled propeller off Rame Head.  The vessel was towed back to Plymouth.
48 3rd July 14:58 ALB 35ft Yacht 150m off the rocks near Stoke Point with a fouled propeller. The vessel was anchored to the obstruction, so after cutting it free the Lifeboat towed the yacht into Plymouth. 
49 4th July 11:42ILB Two persons struggling in the water off Wembury Beach, one made it ashore before the lifeboats launched, the second made it ashore shortly before the arrival of the ILB, they were treated by an Ambulance on scene.
50 4th July 11:42 ALB Two persons struggling in the water off Wembury Beach, one made it ashore before the lifeboats launched, the second made it ashore shortly before the arrival of the ILB, they were treated by an Ambulance on scene. 
51 5th July 23:12 ILB Powerboat out of fuel and unsure of position.  Reporting himself as south of Plymouth Breakwater; he was infact located by the ILB in Jennycliff Bay.  Towed to Mutton Cove. 
52 8th July 06:01 ILB Small fishing vessel with a fouled propeller off Plymouth Breakwater. ILB stood down after launch as a Police RIB had the vessel in tow.
538th July 14:11 ALB Sailing yacht broadcast a Mayday distress call after being caught in a squall.  Two lifeboat crew were placed aboard and the vessel was escorted to the River Yealm.
5412thJuly 14:31 ILB Kayaker clinging onto his kayak off Millbay.  He was assisted onto the ILB along with his two fellow kayakers and landed at QAB Marina. 
55 15thJuly 18:52 ILB Person stranded on rocks near Rame Head.  Taken onboard the ILB and landed ashore in Cawsand Bay with Tamar Coastguard. 
5616thJuly 01:21 ALB Fishing vessel with engine failure 4nm SW of Rame Head.  On arrival the vessel had managed to restart its engine; so was escorted into Plymouth by the Lifeboat. 
5721stJuly 11:09 ILB Launched to a dog over a cliff on the River Tavy, near Tamerton Foliot. The injured dog and owner were located and taken by the Inshore Lifeboat to Saltash.  VIDEO
5821stJuly 14:03 ALB Two persons in the water off Rame Head after capsizing their kayaks.  They were assisted by a passing boat and transferred to the Lifeboat who returned them to Freathy Beach, Whitsand Bay.  Tamar Coastguard and Ambulance also on scene.  
5923rdJuly 10:00 ALB VHF Ch16 had been blocked by a carrier (vessel constantly transmitting, stopping anyone from making a distress call) the Lifeboat using its VHF Direction Finding equipment located a yacht in Whitsand Bay who appearred to be causing the carrier, they were asked to turn off their set unless required for an emergency. 
60 23rdJuly 18:27 ALB Vessel aground on mud near Weir Quay, R Tamar.  The Lifeboat was launched to use its Y-Class daughter craft to evacuate the 4 people.  As the Y-Class was being launched the Lifeboat was stood down as a passing rowing boat had managed to get the four persons to safety.
61 25thJuly 13:57 ILB Launched to a 20ft open boat on the River Tavy after reports it was taking on water.  The ILB arrived on scene and confirmed all was well onboard.
62 25thJuly 13:57 ALB Launched to a 20ft open boat on the River Tavy after reports it was taking on water.  The ALB launched to support the ILB with a pump if required.
63 25thJuly 14:50 ILB Whilst returning to station from the previous incident, the ILB was flagged down by a yacht at Saltash with engine failure and required assistance on returning to her mooring.  The ILB towed the yacht to her mooring.
64 26thJuly 09:29 ILB 14ft motor boat broken down 1nm South of Rame Head, vessel towed to Oreston Quay.  
65 27thJuly 18:14 ILBBroken down 17ft motor boat on West Mud, towed to Southdown Marina by the ILB.
66 27thJuly 19:11 ILB After the previous incident the ILB was then tasked to a broken down jetski under the Tamar Bridge.  Towed to Saltash. 
6728thJuly 19:19 ALB Fishing vessel out of fuel near the East End of Plymouth Breakwater.  Vessel found to have been towed to Sutton Harbour by a passing fishing boat, so the Lifeboat was stood down. 
68 29thJuly 06:16 ALB Fishing vessel with steering failure near the East End of Plymouth Breakwater.  The vessel was towed by Lifeboat to Sutton Harbour. 
692nd Aug 13:24 ILB Sailing dinghy with a broken rudder, capsized off Plymouth Breakwater with the sailors in the water.  Dinghy righted and towed to Mountbatten. 
70 2nd Aug 13:24 ALB At the same time as the ILB launch, the ALB was tasked to a dismasted yacht in Cawsand Bay.  The rigging was secured onboard.
71 2nd Aug 14:30 ILB Towed the dismasted yacht from Cawsand Bay that the ALB was on scene with, up to Saltash on the River Tamar.
722nd Aug 21:47 ILB Three persons cut off by the tide in Jennycliff Bay.  Taken onboard the ILB and landed at Mountbatten. 
733rd Aug 13:10 ILB During the stations Open Day, the ILB was launched to a dinghy with a broken rudder drifting onto rocks near Mountbatten. 
74 7th Aug 12:47 ALB A diver with a bad headache after a dive in Bigbury Bay was transferred to the Lifeboat off Stoke Point.  He was landed ashore and passed to the Ambulance Service to take him to DDRC. 
759th Aug 14:28 ILB Report of persons cut off by the tide near Wearde Quay, River Lyhner.  Assisted by ILB and D&C Police. 
7610th Aug 16:02 ILB Small vessel drifting without power in strong winds near the entrance to the River Tavy.  Towed to safety by the ILB. 
7722ndAug 13:48 ALB 32ft sailing yacht on passage from Fowey to the Solent 2nm SW of Rame Head with a damaged sail, fouled propellor and jammed rudder.  Vessel towed to Mayflower Marina. 
7824thAug 13:36 ILB Male with a possible broken hip on rocks in Wembury Bay.  Ambulance Service and Coastguard already on scene, ILB transported the casualty back to Plymouth before he was passed back to the Ambulance Service. 
79 25thAug 18:50 ILB Report of smoke coming from a vessel moored north of the Tamar Bridge.  ILB stood down enroute as it was confirmed all was ok onboard.
8029thAug 12:11 ILB Two persons in the water having capsized their dinghy near Fort Picklecombe. Located on rocks as the ILB and MOD Police RIB arrived on scene. 
8131stAug 19:41 ILB Broken down speed boat off the front of Plymouth Hoe, vessel towed to safety by the Inshore Lifeboat. 
82 1st Sept 23:50 ILB 35ft sailing vessel which had struck the East End of Plymouth Breakwater and was taking water.  Once on scene it was found that the water ingress was not severe, and all the crew were ok, so the vessel was towed to Mayflower Marina. 
83 1st Sept 23:50 ALB 35ft sailing vessel which had struck the East End of Plymouth Breakwater and was taking water.  Once on scene it was found that the water ingress was not severe, and all the crew were ok, so the vessel was towed to Mayflower Marina. 
846th Sept 12:05 ILB Whilst on exercise the Lifeboats were asked to search the area between Cawsand Bay and Whitsand Bay for a RIB.  A family member ashore was concerned as they could no longer contact the occupants.  Search conducted but the vessel was not in the area, stood down as there was no concern for their safety. 
85 6th Sept 12:05 ALB Whilst on exercise the Lifeboats were asked to search the area between Cawsand Bay and Whitsand Bay for a RIB.  A family member ashore was concerned as they could no longer contact the occupants.  Search conducted but the vessel was not in the area, stood down as there was no concern for their safety. 
8614thSept 11:37 ALB Dismasted yacht approx. 15nm SW of Plymouth.  The lifeboat crew worked to secure the rigging and after a 5 hour tow by the lifeboat, the yacht was berthed at Mayflower Marina in Plymouth. 
87 16thSept 12:56 ILB Tasked to locate a male stuck on a steep slope above cliffs between Wembury Beach and Warren Point. Male located by the ILB at the entrance to the River Yealm. A crewmember helped to walk the elderly male to safety, he was passed to coastguards at the top of the bank. 
8821stSept 23:28 ILB Report of a female in the water off the front of Plymouth Hoe.  Assisted by an MOD Police RIB shortly before the arrival of the ILB.
89 24thSept 08:39 ILB Two persons in the water from a capsized dinghy near Saltash; passed to Ambulance Service by the MOD Police.
9024thSept 17:26 ALB 38ft yacht with fuel problems off the Mewstone. Vessel towed to its mooring on the River Yealm. 
91 26thSept 20:28 ALB Single handed sailor onboard a 28ft yacht just south of the Eddystone Rocks with chest pains.  Evacuated ashore by the lifeboat after tranferring two crewmembers to the yacht.  The lifeboat then returned to sea to escort the yacht back into Plymouth. 
922ndOct 17:26 ALB Sailing yacht 8nm South of Plymouth out of fuel and becalmed.  Vessel assisted to Plymouth. 
934thOct 12:35 ILB Whilst on exercise tasked to a 36ft catamaran which was fouled on a mooring buoy on the River Tamar near Saltash.  Vessel untangled from the mooring lines by the ILB and the yacht continued on its passage.  
9412thOct 06:52 ILB Tasked to an incident involving a person in the water in Sutton Harbour along with other emergency services. 
95 12thOct 06:52 ALB Tasked to an incident involving a person in the water in Sutton Harbour along with other emergency services.
9614thOct 17:08 ILB Request from Police to assist in the search for a high risk missing person in the Jennycliff Bay area.  Person located by Police inland as the ILB arrived on scene.
97 16thOct 17:42 ILB Request from Police to proceed to Devil's Point to search for a high risk missing person.  On arrival the Police had located the person on the shore and were talking to her so the ILB was released to return to station. 
9816thOct 19:23 ILB Broken down vessel off Drakes Island.  Towed to safety by the ILB. 
9918thOct 19:23 ILB Search for a high risk missing person in the Devils Point area.  After and extensive search by both Lifeboats, Police, Plymouth & Yealm Coastguard Teams and an MOD Police RIB, the person was located safely inland.
100 18thOct 19:23 ALB Search for a high risk missing person in the Devils Point area.  After and extensive search by both Lifeboats, Police, Plymouth & Yealm Coastguard Teams and an MOD Police RIB, the person was located safely inland.
10121stOct 08:38 ILB Launched to a yacht seen drifting on the R Tamar, north of the Tamar Bridge.  Yacht located aground on mud near the R Tavy.  No one onboard, suspected to have broken free from its mooring.  
102 26thOct 11:35 ILB Launched to search for a possible person in the water after a dinghy was found adrift by a passing vessel.  Search completed with nothing found, it is likely the dinghy had come adrift from a mooring.
10326thOct 12:20 ALB Launched to search for a possible person in the water after a dinghy was found adrift by a passing vessel.  Search completed with nothing found, it is likely the dinghy had come adrift from a mooring. 
10427thOct 16:57 ILB Report of a dog having fallen off a cliff near Season Point, entrance to the River Yealm.  Tasked along with Plymouth and Yealm Coastguards, the ILB recovered the dog to a landing point on the River Yealm. 
10529thOct 19:44 ILB Yacht on fire in Millbrook Lake.  Assisted fire service and ensured no one onboard.   The vessel was taken alongside the sea wall where it was beached for easy access for the fire service.
1067thNov 13:49 ILB Launched to assist Police in the search for a missing person in the Torpoint area.  The person was found safe inland about 45 minutes later. 
107 7thNov 13:49 ALB Launched to assist Police in the search for a missing person in the Torpoint area.  The person was found safe inland about 45 minutes later. 
10815thNov 11:10 ILB Whilst on exercise tasked to reports of someone shouting for help near Saltash.  On arrival MOD Police were assisting a person who had fallen from a dinghy into the water.  As the person had been wearing a lifejacket, he was only cold and he was taken ashore by the ILB after securing his yacht.  
109 29thNov 13:05 ALB Launched to a 17ft dory unsure of its position and broken down off Rame Head.  The vessel was located by the Lifeboat around 5NM South West of Rame Head.  It was then towed back into Plymouth.
1109thDec 18:26 ILB Launched to a male onboard a yacht near Jupiter Point with breathing difficulties, to transfer him ashore to an Ambulance; on arrival the MOD Police had already assisted the male ashore.  
11127thDec 14:13 ILB Report of a dinghy in difficulties through multiple 999 calls to the Coastguard.  Once on scene the ILB confirmed that no assistance was required and was released to return to station.  False alarm with good intent.