2016 Shouts. (Year Totals:48+5 stand downs)
Crew M Williams (Helm) N Cousins S McCarthy D Elsemore.
03.12.16 ILB Launched to a report of 2 persons possilby on a paddleboard being blown out to seal off Saunton sands. The ILB soon located the casualty, who infact was in difficulty, but the other was paddling out to help. The ILB recoverd the casualty and landed them ashore at Saunton to waiting CG.
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) Glyn Stanbury SA Clark N Cousins.
03.12.16 ALB Launched to recover a 24 ft yacht adrift somewhere between Baggy pt and Lundy Island, the vessel was located by the ALB and towed back to Appledore, and placed on a mooring for its owner to collect.
Crew M Cox (Cox) S Watts (Mech) S McCarthy J Pavitt S Ayres D Elsemore
13.11.16 BB Launched to a vessel on fire in the River Taw nr Fremington, on arrival of the BB, it was found to be a small boat full of timber set alight. As the boat was aground, fire fighters were taken out and the fire extinguished, the burnt out vessel was left in its position.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Short SA Clark P Atkinson
Crew M Cox (Cox) S Watts (Mech) S McCarthy D Elsemore J Tattersall S Ayres
Crew M Williams (Helm) SA Clark Glyn Stanbury R Ward
Crew A Short (Helm) D Elsemore R Coburn S Moles
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres R Ward
11/10/16 ALB Launched to a report of 4 persons cut off by the tide at the North end of Saunton, on arrival of the ALB, it was discovered that a casualty had injured himself, and required to be removed from the rocks along with a paramedic. This was done using the Y-class inflatable carried on the ALB.
Crew M Cox(Cox) S Watts (Mech) S McCarthy SA Clark R Coburn N Ayres
02/10/16 ILB launched to a vessel seen adrift off Westward Ho! beach, on arrival of the ILB, it was found the vessel a 16ft cabin cruiser had broken from its moorings. the boat was towed back to Appledore.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) SA Clark P Atkinson N Cousins
Crew J Pavitt (Cox) S Moles (Mech) D Atkinson M Williams Glyn Stanbury D Elsemore S McCarthy
25/09/16 Launched following a Mayday from 2 small yachts in Bideford Bay. One had capsized with a Manoverboard, On arrival of the ILB the casualty had been recoverd and the yacht righted. Both were escorted back to Appledore.
Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett R Coburn
24/09/16 Launched to a yacht with 4 pob, having lost its engine overboard in strong winds in the River Torridge, the Local ferry had taken off 2 children and stood by until the ALB arrived. Casualty was taken in tow back to its moorings at Instow.
Crew J Pavitt (Cox) S Moles (Mech) A Hallett D Atkinson N Cousins S McCarthy.
Crew M Cox (Cox) J pavitt (Mech) N Ayres G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury J Musgrave N Cousins
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) A Hallett A Short.
Crew M Cox (Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) A Atkinson S Watts Glyn Stanbury J Pavitt
Crew A short (Helm) A Hallett D Elsemore.
Crew S Watts (Helm) A Hallett D Elsemore R Ward
14/09/16 Launched to search for 2 males in an Inflatable dinghy somewhere between crow pt and Bideford Bar. Casulty was found on the south tail nr the Bar(Westward Ho side). Vessel was towed back to Appledore as it suffered engine failure.
Crew A Short (Helm) N Ayres S McCarthy R Coburn
Crew M Cox (Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) A Atkinson S Ayres SA Clark R Ward S McCarthy
Crew M Cox (Cox) S Moles ( Mech) A Hallett Stu AC M Williams D Elsemore
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy
Crew J Pavitt (Cox) S Watts (Mech) P Atkinson R Coburn S McCarthy N Cousins.
Crew N Ayres S Ayres N Cousins
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) S Ayres P Atkinson J Tattersall
Crew Various as alongside for local Regetta.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Hallett R coburn Glyn Stanbury
Crew A short (Helm) G Stanbury R Coburn N Cousins.
02/08/16 Launched to a report of a male in the water, having fallen out of his boat off Sandridge, on arrival of the Boarding boat the male was ashore, safe and well. The BB recovered his drifting boat.
Crew G stanbury (Helm) S Moles Glyn Stanbury
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) J Tattersall R Coburn S A Clark S McCarthy S Watts
Crew M Cox (Cox) J Pavitt (Mech) S McCarthy S Moles Glyn Stanbury D Elsemore A Hallett.
06/07/16 Launched to a 60 ft Narrow Boat, in Danger of capsizing off Hartland Pt, with 2 POB. Vessel was escorted to Bude and handed over to Bude ILB who escorted the vessel into the Bude canal later that evening.
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) M Williams G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury J Pavitt S Moles
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S Moles N Cousins.
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) M Williams N Cousins S McCarthy.
10/06/16 Launched along with Ilfracombe lifeboat to search for a missing Motor vessel lost in fog, between Ilfracombe and Appledore. The vessel was soon located by Ilfracombe lifeboat off Bull point, and the Appledore boat was stood down.
Crew J Pavitt (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) D Atkinson M Williams SA Clark C Beer S McCarthy
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinon (Mech) G Stanbury M Williams C Beer J Pavitt.
Crew A Short (Helm) SA Clark P Atkinson S McCarthy
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) SA Clark N Cousins C Beer
Crew M Williams (Helm) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury R Ward
29/05/16 Launched following a report of 2 persons in the water, after abandoning their jet ski, due to a fire. The ILB located the jet ski nr the pullies and the 2 persons in the water made shore safe and well, they were brought out to the ILB by the lifeguards, and the Jet ski was towed was towed back to Appledore.
Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett S Ayres M Williams.
26/05/16 Member of the Public informed the station personal as they were comming ashore from the ALB, of a large yacht adrift off Instow, the Yacht was soon located, a 28ft cat, which was taken in tow back to it's moorings at Instow by the boarding boat.
Crew M Cox and O Atkinson
13/05/16 Launched following several calls to the CG of 3 males in the water off the Beaver Inn, 2 made shore safe and well, the other being swept up river. The boarding Boat recovered one person from the water and landed him ashore, and gave safety advice.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) G Stanbury A Short
Crew M Cox (Coxn) O Atkinson (Mech) A Atkinson A Short D Elsemore R Coburn S McCarthy
Crew A Short (Helm) J Pavitt M Williams R Coburn
Crew M Williams (Helm) O atkinson S McCarthy J Tattersall
Crew N Ayres (Helm) O Atkinson R Coburn M Williams
28.01.16 23:08 Hrs Launched to standby a 91mtr Coaster with engine failure nr to Hartland Pt. Appledore Lifeboat stood by in Clovelly until 08:00 on the 29th. Along with Padstow LB, the ship was held and monitored, until taken in tow by a Dutch warship. Vessel was taken to Lundy Island. Appledore Lifeboat,did a crew change at Clovelly, and went back out to relieve the Padstow LB to allow it too RTS. Appledore escorted the warship and Tow to Lundy Rds, until a Salvage tug arrived on Satuarday the 30th to tow the Coaster to Swansea for repairs. Wind at the time was SSW 7/9 with a heavy sea, and poor vis in rain. Wind veered to the NW on the 30th F7/8.
Crew First 17hrs (Cox) O Atkinson) (Mech )S Watts Crew D Thompson D Elsemore G Stanbury
Crew Sec 17thrs (Cox) M Cox & J Pavitt (Mech) N Ayres Crew S A Clark D Atkinson S McCarthy
25.01.16 Crew paged to a report of 4 MOD personnel in the water off Saunton. Crew were stood down, as others helped them ashore safe and well
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) C Beer S McCarthy