2019 Shouts: YTD Total 24 Plus 8 stand down
20/07/19 Launched to a surfer in difficulties off westward Ho!
08/07/19 Launched to a drifting kayak between the two Bideford bridges.
07/07/19 Launched to a 20ft motorboat disabled with a fire off Crow. vessel towed to Appledore
22/06/19 Launched to provide back up to incident below, also to recover 3 people who went to assist the faller, using the Y-Class inflatable.
Crew K Sargent (Staff Cox) M Cox (Mech) J Pavitt G Stanbury S Ayres D Atkinson M Williams.
22/06/19 Launched to a report of a person fallen down rocks at Westward Ho. 2 crew went ashore to assist helicopter paramedic.
Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett R Coburn S A Clark
21/06/19 Launched to check out 3 swimmers reported in trouble off WestwardHo beach, whilst on route persons made shore safely.
Crew M Williams (Helm) A Hallett S Moles R Coburn
18/06/19 while on exercise the ILB was diverted by the ALB to a broken down jet ski with 1 pob. Ski towed back to Churchfields slipway.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) K Sargent C Chessum R Ward
Crew S McCarthy M Rowe N Simmons A Chiles
Launched to assist police and Clovelly ILB for a missing person. Person found safe and well.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) N Cousins R Coburn C Chessum
Launched to a 26ft yacht aground on the Bar. 3 persons picked up and landed ashore. Yacht was left in place until it washed ashore. vessel has now been recovered.
Crew K Sargent(Helm) M Rowe S Ayres N Simmons
Crew A Short (helm) R Coburn D Atkinson C Chessum
Crew A Short (Helm) S McCarthy M Williams R Coburn.
22/05/19 Launched to a yacht NW of Lundy with 2 pob becalmed and engine failure. Tow passed to Angle lifeboat.
Crew M Cox(Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy S Watts R Coburn N Cousins D Atkinson
09/05/19 Launched to search between Rocks Nose and Abbottsham for a missing person. Person found safe and well.
Crew M Cox(Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) R Ward R Coburn C Chessum D Atkinson N Simmons
04/05/19 Launched to persons cut off by the tide at Puttsbrough, stood by while helicopter lifted casualties.
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) S Moles Glyn Stanbury M Rowe
20/04/19 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,
Crew K Sargent (Staff Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy R Coburn D Elsemore A Hallett N Cousins
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
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
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
Crew J Pavitt (Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy N Simmons L Lo-Vel CChessum
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