APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

 

 

2019 Shouts: YTD  Total 8  Plus 4 stand down

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat20/04/19 Launched to two persons cut off on Zulu Bank. ILB recovered the two casualties and taken them back to the lifeboat station.

Crew N Ayres ( Helm) S Ayres S A Clark A Hallett, 

 

 Tamar-class Lifeboat 06/04/19 Launched to MV Oldenburg, who had fouled both it's props at Lundy. ALB was tasked to standby vessel due to shifting weather conditions, and await a tug to tow the vessel back to safety.

Crew K Sargent (Staff Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy R Coburn D Elsemore A Hallett N Cousins

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat 20/03/19 Launched to the 35ft wooden  boat adrift in the River Toorridge, ALB located vessel off north end of Westward Ho!. Tried towing vessel back to Appledore, due to its condition it was unsafe to do so and the vessel was left to float around until it sank.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) J Pavitt N Simmons S McCarthy M Rowe Glyn Stanbury

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 05/03/19 Just as crew were launching for their weekly ex, the ILB was tasked to a floating 35ft wooden boat adrift off Instow. ILB towed the vessel to Skern.

Crew A short (Helm) D Elsemore C Chessum N Cousins

        

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 25/02/19 Launched to a surfer in distress off Saunton Beach. When ILB arrived on scene a surfer was seen coming ashore, and this was confirmed as the surfer thought to be in distress. ILB RTS.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt A Atkinson N Cousins

Tamar-class Lifeboat 24/02/19 While on Exercise the ALB was diverted to search for a missing person at peppercombe,. Person was found by ALB Crew safe and well and advised to walk towards CG teams who were also tasked.

Crew J Pavitt (Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy N Simmons L Lo-Vel CCChessum                             

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat    13/02/19 Launched to a Police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple. ILB was stood down seconds after launching.

 

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 09/01/19 Person cut off, by the tide on Zulu Bank. ILB arrived Just as the bank was going under. Casualty landed ashore safe and well.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S McCarthy  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat