APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

 

 

2018 Shouts: YTD  Total 54  Plus 5 stand down

 

 

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif12/10/18 Launched to a small Yacht adrift in the River Torridge. Yacht was seen at station blowing onto crow rock. As tide was ebbing fast, the yacht was left in place, as nothing more could be done and ILB returned to station.

Crew A Short(Helm) C Chessum N Simmons S McCarthy.

 

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif04/10/18 Assisted in service below

Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short D Elsemore O Atkinson.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 04/10/18 Launched to a yacht with 1 pob off Hartland quay. Casualty taken off by clovelly ILB and landed ashore for treatment. The vessel was sailed back to Appledore by Crew of Clovelly and Appledore with the Appledore Lifeboat escorting.

Crew M Cox ( Coxswain ) M Williams (Mech) S McCarthy C Chessum M Rowe.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif24/09/18 Launched to assist lifeguards towing a 7ft boat adrift off westward Ho! boat taken intow and taken to churchfields slipway.

Crew M Williams (Helm) A Hallett M Rowe.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat09/09/18 Launched to a small yacht adrift nr the Taw Bridge, but vessel went ashore while the Boarding boat was en-route, so was stood down, and Coastguards secured the vessel.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) M Wiliiams N Cousins M Rowe.

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat06/09/2018 Launched to a police Incident at the Taw Bridge. 

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 27/08/18 Launched to a police incident at the Taw Bridge, and take over duty from the ILB due to the lack of water.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif27/08/18 Launched to a police Incident at the Taw Bridge

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif25/08/18 Launched to assist 1 person and a cow in the water between Yelland and Chivinor, all were helped ashore nr by before RTS.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) R Ward A Short SA Clark.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif24/08/18 Launched to a report of a 30-40ft boat stuck at Bideford long bridge. On arrival of the ILB the crew came across a 40ft motor launch sinking alongside, and 1 person in the water trying to swim to the vessel. ILB crew assisted other services to prevent environmental damage.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) C Chessum S Ayres SA Clark

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif14/08/18 Launched to a small powered boat with 2 pob, suffered engine failure being swept out to sea. Vessel located and taken intow back to Appledore.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) SA Clark C Chessum N Simmons

Tamar-class Lifeboat 13/08/18 As Below

Crew O Atkinson (Cox) S Watts (Mech) S McCarthy M Rowe A Short N Cousins C Chessum.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif13/08/18 Diverted from Training to a 23 ft Yacht which had lost its anchor and rudder off Instow, vessel was towed back to its moorings with 2 pob.

Crew M Williams (Helm) S Moles D Elsemore R Ward

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 03/08/18 Tasked to the Incident below.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif03/08/18 Launched to a jetski aground somewhere in the River Taw with 2 pob. Casualty located aground on Bassetts Ridge. Due to the lack of water the Boarding boat was tasked to assist in recovering the 2 casualties back to Appledore.

Crew Simon McCarthy N Simmons S Ayres Glyn Stanbury.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif31/07/18 Launched to a report of 2 children in an Inflatable off Saunton Beach, but boat was stood down on Launch as inflatable was further down the beach safe and well.

Crew J Pavitt R Coburn S Moles.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 25/07/18 Launched to 2 persons trapped on a sandbank between Instow and Appledore. On arrival of the boarding boat, it was found the 2 people were waiting for the tide to refloat their yacht which was moored near by.

Crew J Pavitt (helm) G Stanbury M Williams.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat2/07/18 Launched to a police Incident at the Barnstaple Bridge.

 

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif 15/07/18 Launched  to a small boat drifting down the river, ILB located the vessel in the south tail, and towed the boat back to Churchfeilds carpark.

Crew A Short(Helm) A Atkinson P Atkinson SA Clark

Tamar-class Lifeboat 12/07/18 Launched to a FV ashore at Widemouth Bay with 3 pob, as lifeboat was nearing Hartland Pt the FV had managed to re-float it self. The lifeboat was stood down.

Crew M Cox(Cox) T Bowen (Mech) S McCarthy A Atkinson M  Williams G Stanbury M Rowe

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif08/07/18 Launched to 2 children in the water off Crow point. shouting for Help. On arrival of the ILB, they came across 2 teenagers and 1 male on body boards caught in the tide. These people were taken ashore at Instow.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short SA Clark A Atkinson

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif07/07/18 Launched to a report of a small vessel in Difficulty off Bideford quay, on arrival of the ILB they came across a small vessel with engine failure, but had managed to drift close to the quay to get a rope ashore.

Crew N Ayres(Helm) S Moles D Atkinson A Hallett

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 04/07/18 Launched to 2 persons in the water between Instow and Appledore. On arrival of the BB these people were wading across, and one person fell into a pit. The BB watched them cross to safety before RTB.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) G Stanbury A Atkinson

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat03/07/18Launched to assist the ILB, as the jetski was firmly aground, the Ski Was anchored until the next tide. And the 2 casualties were recovered by the BB and landed back at Appledore.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) D Elsemore S Moles N Cousins

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif03/07/18 Launched to a jetski with 2 pob aground off Fremington, due to the lack of water the BB was also tasked

Crew A Short(Helm) N Ayres R Ward R Coburn

Tamar-class Lifeboat 02/07/18 See Below Crew (M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy A Atkinson G Stanbury M Rowe N Simmons.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif02/07/18 Launched to a possible missing person off Westward Ho! Beach, after several hours of searching with other units the search was stood down.

Crew A Short(Helm) N Ayres M Williams SA Clark

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 27/06/18 Launched to a report of 3 red flares near the red buoy off Spratridge. On Investigation , it was found the Royal Marines were exercising in the sand dunes.

Crew A Short (Helm) N Simmons D Elsemore M Williams

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif 27/06/18 ILB Diverted on Exercise to a report of a inflatable drifting offshore of Westward Ho! Beach. ILB was stood down when on scene as 2 paddleboarders were deflating it and returning it to the shore.

Crew A Short (Helm) D Elsemore S McCarthy R Coburn.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat25/06/18  Launched to assist the ILB to search the higher side of the old bridge. Stood down after nothing found.

Crew J pavitt (Helm) A Hallett S Moles.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif25/06/18 Launched to a male who was seen to jump over a safety barrier into the River Torridge nr the Police station. area searched with nothing found.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) N Ayres SA Clark R Ward.

http://www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk/images/lifeboat_icons/icon_lifeboat_Douglas_Paley.gif23/06/18 Launched to an unmanned boat off Greysands. Boat towed back to Appledore and Placed on a mooring.

Crew S McCarthy (Helm) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury SA Clark

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