APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

 

 

2018 Shouts: YTD  Total 24  Plus 3 stand down

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif 21/06/18 Launched to a report of a sunken vessel drifting off Instow Beach. On arrival the crew found a submerged Yacht. Vessel was left in its postion for others to recover.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) M Williams A Hallett M Rowe.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 18/06/18  Launched to a report of a small dinghy sinking and adrift, the higher side of the old Bideford Bridge. Boat was found to be secured and was in a poor condition.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Atkinson S Moles N Simmons.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 14/06/18 see below

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy D Elsemore A Atkison M Williams.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif14/06/18 Launched to a report of a 14yr old boy in the water between Croyde and Baggy point. Person managed to scramble to the rocks and awaited the emergency services.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) Stu A Clark R ward J Pavitt

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 02/06/18 See Below. More crew needed to stand on one side to assist in freeing vessel.

Crew G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury M Rowe.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif02/06/18 Launched to a small Triamaran which ran over a navigation buoy and was stuck. crew assisted to free vessel.

Crew M Williams (Helm) N Ayres D Elsemore N Simmons.

  

Tamar-class Lifeboat 31/05/18 See Below. ALB stood by incase of needing smaller Y-class inflatable.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) A Atkinson S McCarthy C Beer.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif31/05/18 Launched to a report of 2 persons cut off by the tide off W/Ho!. ILB veered down , and sent a swimmer ashore to rescue the 2 teenagers , then transferring them to the ALB.

Crew N Ayres(Helm) S Ayres, M Williams, M Rowe.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 31/05/18 Launched following a call to the station of 3 teenagers caught in the tide off Instow Beach.  BB recovered the 3 teenagers, then rescued the father who also got into difficulty, trying to help the 3 teenagers.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) M Rowe G Stanbury.

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat 24/05/18 Launched to a 35 ft Yacht dragging it's anchor towards the Rocks at Lundy Island. With 2 POB. The Yacht was towed away from the rocks back to Appledore for repairs.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) D Atkinson M Williams D Elsemore N Simmons S McCarthy.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif17/06/18 Diverted while on exercise to a report of a swimmer in difficulty off the Haunted House W/Ho!. Person was safe and well.

Crew S McCarthy  (Helm) G Stanbury N Simmons M Rowe.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif07/05/18 Launched to a person in the water near the Beaver having fallen out of a dinghy

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S ayres A Hallett..

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat 03/05/18 See Below

Crew M Cox (Cox) J Pavitt (Mech) G Stanbury A Atkinson D Elsemore S Ayres

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif03/05/18 Launched to a report of Flares being sighted near Croyde Bay, a Thorough  search of the area was conducted with nothing found.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy M Williams D Atkinson.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif01/05/18 Launched to a small boat adrift near the shipyard.

Crew S McCarthy (Helm) S Moles D Elsemore C Chessum.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat30/04/18 Launched to a Person Stuck in quicksand nr to the station.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres S McCarthy S Moles.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 29/04/18 Launched to a police Incident at Barnstaple  New Bridge.

Crew A Short (Helm) N Ayres M Williams S Moles.

 http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif14/04/18 Launched to a Police Incident at Zeta Berth River Torridge.

Crew A Short (Helm) J Pavitt S McCarthy M Williams.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat24/03/18 Launched to a police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) S Ayres S A Clark

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif23/03/18 Launched to a Police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres D Atkinson J Atkinson

Tamar-class Lifeboat 14/03/18 While Picking up Moorings from a PR, the Boat was diverted to a report of 2 persons in an Inflatable  off Newquay Ridge. The Lifeboat recovered the 2 casualties and returned them to the Lifeboat Station. Wind SE7/8.

Crew M Cox (Cox'n) G Stanbury (Mech) M Rowe S McCarthy N Simmons

Tamar-class Lifeboat10/02/18 ALB launched to a Medivac at Lundy Island to a female who had a broken leg. Casualty was brought back to the main land by lifeboat, after being given first aid by the crew. Service lasted 6.5 hrs.

Crew G Stanbury (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy  J Pavitt R Ward Nat Simmons C Chessum

 

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif  02/02/18 ILB launched following a report of a concern of welfare for a male moving his houseboat . Vessel was found safe and well, along with the Owner ashore at yelland oil jetty .

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy (Helm) D Atkinson Glyn Stanbury                                          

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat    30/01/18 Diverted while on exercise to a Police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple. ILB was stood down while en-route.

Crew A Short (Helm) S Moles  R Coburn N Simmons

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat10/01/2018 Crew paged to stand by for a possible person in the water near the station. Person found by station personal safe and well. Crew stood down

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat