2015 Shouts. (Year Totals:48+4 stand downs)
28.11.15 08:23 Tasked to 1 boat adrift in the River Torridge between Instow & Appledore. Boat was towed to safety, soon after another boat was located , but was washed ashore before the ILB could take it in tow. Crew secured the vessel before returning back to station.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) N Ayres J Atkinson SA Clark.
26.10.15 12:25 Launched to a 999 report of a Kite surfer in Difficulties at the N end of Saunton Beach, On arrival to the area, the ILB searched, along with Lifeguards. casualty was soon found in the shallows, and asisted ashore by the LGs, safe and well.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) D Atkinson J Atkinson S Moles.
Crew A Short (Helm) N Ayres M Williams SA Clark.
Crew A Short (Helm) SA Clark S McCarthy
10.10.15 14:52 Tasked by the cox'n at the end of the previous service, to go to a yacht which had grounded on rocks north of the station,The owner of the Yacht was given advice by the Helm, to get him back into Deeper water, and to continue on his way up River.
Crew as of previous service.
10.10.15 13:35 Launched to a Broken down fishing boat, which had put out a Pan Pan off Baggy Pt. The fishing boat with 2 POB, was taken in tow by another vessel and handed over to the ILB on its arrival. The fishing boat was towed back to Appledore.
Crew Je Pavitt (Helm) N Ayres N Cousins S McCarthy.
24.09.15 17:03 Launched a yacht, who declared a Mayday, off of Bucks Mills following engine failure,and drifting towards shore. with 2 POB.Soon Down graded to a Pan Pan on arrival of Clovelly ILB, and Appledore ALB. Vessel was towed to Clovelly, by the ALB.
Crew M Cox (Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) D Atkinson J Atkinson M Williams Glyn Stanbury J Pavitt.
23.09.15 13:15 Launched to a capsized dinghy in the River Taw at yelland with 2 pob, On arrival of the ILB one person had been swept away by the tide. ILB located casualty, and landed ashore as First aid was required. Dinghy made shore with 1 pob safe and well.
Crew M Williams (Helm) J Pavitt N Ayres N Cousins.
Crew G Stanbury A Hallett Glyn Stanbury
Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short S McCarthy
16.09.15 11:27 Launched to Investigate of a small boat drifting between Bull Pt and Morte Pt. On arrival a small 14ft Dinghy was spotted drifting, with No person onboard. Vessel taken in tow back to Appledore.
Crew M Cox (Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) A Atkinson D Atkinson Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy.
14.09.15 08:55 Launched to assist in Multi Agency search from Hartland Point to Speaks Mill. For a missing Male. Seabourne search was terminated after 2 hrs due to bad weather conditions. Male found 2 hrs later safe and well.
Crew M Cox (Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) J Pavitt S Moles Glyn Stanbury N Cousins S McCarthy.
13.09.15 16:05 Launched to a report of a RIB with 3 pob drifting off Baggy Pt, On arrival it was a kayak, which had drifted ashore. With help of a RWC,and Lifeguards, all were taken aboard the ILB, and landed ashore at Croyde beach.
Crew A Short (Helm) G Stanbury S A Clark Glyn Stanbury. RWC Freddie Hedger.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) D Atkinson S Moles S McCarthy
Crew M Cox (Cox) N Ayres (Mech) D Atkinson M Williams R Ward A Short S Moles
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S A Clark A Hallett M Williams
Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett P Atkinson N Cousins.
Crew O Atkinson (Cox ) S Watts (Mech) D Atkinson J Atkinson A Atkinson S Moles N Cousins R Ward S McCarthy
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) A Short S Ayres N Cousins.
Crew O Atkinson (Cox) N Ayres (Mech) D Atkinson Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy J Pavitt
Crew O Atkinson (Cox) S A Clark (Mech) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy.
Crew O Atkinson (Cox) S Watts (Mech) S Moles N Cousins C Beer R Ward J Tattersall
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Hallett G Stanbury Nick Ayres
26.07.15 12:57 Launched to a Dog on a sandbank, also possible the owner could have been collapsed on bank, as visabilty was poor in heavy rain. ILB located the animal, but no-one else around. Dog was taken to safety, and the area was searched by CG's and lifeboat, before returning to station.
Crew N Ares (Helm) N Cousins S McCarthy D Elsemore
Crew as of first incident.
Crew O Atkinson (Cox) S A Clark (Mech) M Williams S McCarthy C Beer D Foster.
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) J Pavitt A Short S Moles.
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) J Pavitt D Atkinson M Williams S A Clark S McCarthy.
Crew N Ayres G Stanbury A Short R Ward.
Crew M Williams (Helm) O Atkinson S Moles DOM
18.05.15 19:25 Launched following observation by station Cox, of 3 kayakers capsized close to the station, ILB recoverd 2 Kayakers and their Kayaks, the 3rd was recoverd by the Instructor. All were landed at Churchfields slipway.(Wind W 7/8)
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) A Hallett A Short S A Clark
Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Hallett A Short S A Clark
Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Hallett S A Clark Glyn Stanbury.
17.04.15 18:28 Launched to a 15 ft cabin cruiser with engine problems, and taking water off Bideford Quay. All Persons manage to get ashore, but the ILB was tasked as a preventive measure. The casualty was pumped out using the salvage pump.
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) D Atkinson S Moles S A Clark.
Crew A Short (Helm) S Moles S A Clark P Atkinson
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury N Cousins.
Crew A Short (Helm) S McCarthy D Elsemore C Beer
23.02.15 14:13 Launched following a request from the police of a suspected body, on a sandbank off Little America (River Torridge), on arrival of the Boarding boat, the casualty turned out to be 2 plastic barrels . False Alarm with good intent.
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) S Moles N Cousins D Elsemore
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) D Atkinson
23.02.15 09:29 Launched to search for a missing female, ILB to search the River Taw, from yelland to Fremington Quay. with nothing found the boat was stood down. ( Female was found safe and well later)
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) P Atkinson S McCarthy
20.02.15 09:05 Launched to a 16ft Cabin Cruiser drifting down by the pullies, reported by the ILB while on another service, vessel taken in tow with no-one onboard, ILB, re-tasked to take tow over from BB due to the strength of the tide.
Crew S Watts (Helm) N Cousins D Atkinson
20.02.15 09:00 Launched to Investigate a small tender drifting out to sea near the Bar. Tender broke up on the Bar, as crew were preparing a Tow. (see above service)
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S McCarthy A Atkinson