APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

 

 

2018 Shouts: YTD  Total 48  Plus 5 stand down

 

 

 

 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