APPLEDORE RNLI STATION

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

2014 Shouts (Year Totals: 52+9 stand downs)

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 31.10.14 10:25 Hrs Launched to Investigate a 25-30ft yacht adrift nr the old Barnstaple Bridge. On arrival of the ILB the yacht was being secured to a mooring close to the Bridge by a member of the public. The crew made sure the vessel was fully secured before returning to station.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) Glyn Stanbury P Atkinson S McCarthy.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 06.10.14 18:19 Hrs Launched following a call of a speedboat adrift and a person in the water 1/2 a mile North of the station. On arrival of the ILB, the person in the water was infact a log. The speed boat was towed back to Appledore, as it had broken from its moorings.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) G Stanbury A Hallett SA Clark-

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 30.09.14 14:45 Launched to a speed boat adrift between Instow and Appledore. On arrival of the boarding boat, it was noted the boat had come adrift, and no-one was aboard. The boat was secured to moorings nr by.

Crew S Watts (Helm) A Atkinson J Atkinson M Williams

Tamar-class Lifeboat 25.09.14 16:55 Launched to 2 persons cut off by the tide at Puttsbrough.As lifeboat was on-route, the 2 fishermen were brought safely ashore by Coastguards, and the lifeboat stood down.

Crew M Cox(Cox) S Watts (Mech) A Atkinson S A Clark Glyn Stanbury N Cousins S McCarthy.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 14.09.14 11:35Launched to a 18ft yacht with 2 pob, suffering from engine failure off Westward Ho. Vessel towed back to Instow.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) G Stanbury A Short S McCarthy

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 11.09.14 20:55 Launched to a small boat adrift nr the Lifeboat station, launched the Boarding boat as vessel drifted passed the station slipway.On arrival no one was found aboard, so vessel was moored nr the boathouse.

Crew A Short (Helm) N Ayres S A Clark.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 09/09/14 20:15 Tasked to a Broken down boat off Fremington Quay. Owner managed to restart his engine as the ILB arrived on scene.No assisstance required.

Crew M Williams (Helm) A Atkinson C Beer P Atkinson.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 01/09/14 22:23 Launched to assist in the service Below.

Crew M Cox (Cox) S Watts (Mech) D Atkinson S Moles S A Clark S McCarthy C Beer J Pavitt.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 01/09/14 22:20 Launched to a report of an overdue surfer off Croyde bay, As ILB began to search the missing surfer came ashore safe and well.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) N Ayres A Short N Cousins.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 29/08/14 14:12 Launched to a person in the water below the Taw Bridge, Helicopter lifted the casualty from the water while the Boarding Boat was onroute.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) N Ayres Glyn Stanbury N Cousins.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 28/08/14 18:10  ALB launched to assist in the below service

Crew M Cox (Cox) G Morrison (Mech) J Pavitt M Williams N Cousins D Atkinson.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat28/08/14 18:07 Launched to a 12yr old Male missing on Croyde beach, last seen in the water. When the ILB was almost on scene the young boy was found safe and well.

Crew A Short (Helm) G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy.

Tamar-class Lifeboat24/08/14 17:50 Launched to 2 Kayakers in need of assistance off Baggy Point, Casualties made shore safe and well, when lifeboat, was on route.

Crew M Cox(Cox) G Morrison (Mech) A Hallett S A Clark Glyn Stanbury N Cousins

Tamar-class Lifeboat 19/08/14 19:34 Hrs Tasked to assist/Tow the Yacht Marjorie over Bideford Bar. And land one female suffering from seasickness.

Crew M Cox( Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) M Williams Glyn Stanbury M Sykes D Elsemore D Atkinson.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 19/08/14 19:34 Hrs Tasked to assist Yacht Marjorie, Off Bideford Bar

Crew A Short S Moles P Atkinson S McCarthy

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 11/08/14 17:45 Hrs Launched to 2 Kayakers thought to be in trouble, between the station and Churchfields carpark. Kayakers found safe and well, with no assistance required.

Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury G Stanbury.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 10/08/14 20:40 Hrs Launched to assist ILB on Service at Baggy Point.

Crew A Atkinson (Cox) S Watts (Mech) A Hallett M Williams D Elsemore J Pavitt

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 10/08/14 20:36 Hrs Launched to a person Jumping into the sea off Baggy Point, ILB stood by as Helicopter airlifted person off Rocks.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) N Ayres Glyn Stanbury A Short.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 03/08/14 16:30 Hrs Launched to a broken down crabber 6.5 miles SW of Lundy, towed the vessel back to Appledore.

Crew M Cox (Cox) S A Clark (Mech) S McCarthy P Atkinson D Elsmore S Moles.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 25/07/14 04:29 Hrs Launched to recover an Abandoned yacht south of Lundy Island, and tow the vessel to Appledore.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) D Atkinson S A Clark S McCarthy R Ward J Pavitt

 

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat24/07/14 22:45 Hrs Launched to 2 Jet skis Broken down nr the Inner Pulley Buoy, both Jet skis towed to Appledore.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) N Ayres A Short S Moles.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 23/07/14 16:30 Hrs While undertaking engine trials, ILB was Diverted to a Yacht with a fouled propeller near the Bar Buoy. Vessel was towed back to its moorings at Instow

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy S A Clark

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat12/07/14 16:01 Hrs Launched to a person in the water nr the old Bideford Bridge. ILB soon recalled after launching, as others had got the casualty out of the water.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) M Williams Glyn Stanbury A Hallet

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 12/07/14 14:35 Hrs Launched to a Vessel with 1pob, broken down off of Asp Rk. Vessel towed to Appledore.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) M Williams Glyn Stanbury A Hallett.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 05/07/14 19:08 Hrs Launched to a small boat adrift Nr the station, Vessel was dragging its anchor. Vessel was secured before returning to station.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) M Williams N Cousins S McCarthy.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat05/07/14 14:00 Hrs Launched to a female in the water at Bideford.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Hallett Stu A Clark Glyn Stanbury.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat04/07/14 12:30 Hrs Launched to 2 jet skis aground on a sandbank off Fremington Quay, Skis were secured and both riders brought back to Appledore.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm)D Atkinson C Beer O Atkinson

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 28/06/14 17:24 Hrs Launched to a report of a person in the water off of Crow point, Person picked up by the local Ferry, and put casualty back on own vessel as BB arrived on scene.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) A Hallett N Ayres.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 28/06/14 16:02 Hrs Launched to a small Vessel in Lee Bay with 2 pob and 1 Dog. Towed vessel back to Ilfracombe.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) Glyn Stanbury A Short N Cousins.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 21/06/14 09:00 Launched to Assist Clovelly ILB, with 3 Kayakers, One who needed assistance in Bideford Bay. Casualty was landed back at Appledore, for Medical check up.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) N Ayres A Short M Williams S McCarthy D Atkinson

Tamar-class Lifeboat 17/06/14 23:56 Hrs Launched to a yacht, which was Becalmed and had a fouled propeller, off Baggy Point with 4 POB. Vessel was towed to Appledore

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) A Atkinson P Atkinson S McCarthy C Beer D Atkinson

Tamar-class Lifeboat 14/06/14 18:05 Hrs Launched to a Yacht with 4 POB, Becalmed and Engine failure on Bideford Bar. Towed to Instow.

Crew M Cox (Cox) P Corsi (Staff Cox) G Stanbury (Mech) A Short N Cousins R Ward S McCarthy.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 14/06/14  16:25 Hrs Launched to 2 Persons and 2 Dogs Trapped on Zulu Bank, When on scene 1 person and dog made shore, the other and dog were picked up by the ILB and landed ashore.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short S A Clark N Cousins.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 08/06/14 17:50 Hrs Launched to a small boat Drifting down the River Torridge with 1 POB, Casualty made shore un aided.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) J Pavitt A Short P Atkinson.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 06/06/14 13:07 Hrs Launched to a broken down Jet ski, Nr the Bar. Jet ski and its rider were towed back to Churchfields Slipway.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy C Beer Glyn Stanbury

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat    30/5/14 06:54 Hrs Crew were stood down from Launching the ILB/BB, following a report of a person in the water, at the old Barnstaple Bridge, Person was recovered by police as crew were changing.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat17/05/14 17:15 Hrs Re-tasked to recover vessel from earlier incident. Vessel was towed from the Fairway Buoy back to it's moorings at Instow.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) N Ayres P Atkinson S Moles

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat17/05/14 12:15 Hrs Launched to a broken down cabin cruiser off Westward Ho, vessel with 2 pob were towed to the Fairway buoy, until water in over the Bar later.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) N Cousins S McCarthy P Atkinson.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat16/05/14 18:50 Hrs Launched to a broken down jet ski,off Northam Burrows. Jet ski and its rider were towed back to Appledore.

Crew A Atkinson S A Clark N Ayres Glyn Stanbury.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat14/05/14 20:05Hrs Launched to a Ex MFV,aground in the River Torridge, ILB arrived on scene and found no-one aboard, and well aground. as no more could be done the ILB returned to station.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) A Hallett N Ayres A Short.

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat10/05/14 18:27 Hrs Launched to a small Dinghy with 2 pob clinging to a mooring, near the Bideford New Bridge. Persons were taken on the ILB and landed to waiting Coastguards Nr by.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short A Hallett Glyn Stanbury

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 05/05/14 15:50 Hrs Launched to assist a 14 ft Cabin Cruiser with 2 pob over the Bar at LW.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) A Hallett A Short Glyn Stanbury

Tamar-class Lifeboat 30/04/14 21:20 Hrs Launched to assist a 24ft Yacht with 3 pob, suffering from engine failure, no wind, and unsure of exact position. Yacht was located 17 miles west of Hartland Pt, and towed to Appledore returning  at 0600Hrs 01/05/14

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson ( Mech) A Atkinson D Elsemore S McCarthy P Atkinson.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 28/04/14 17:28 Hrs Boarding boat was also requested to assist ILB, in case casualty was swept under the Bridge at Barnstaple.

Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 28/04/14 17:26 Hrs Launched following a call from Devon Fire & Rescue of a male in the Mud at Barnstaple. With a fast incoming tide. On route the lifeboat was recalled as the male was recovered from the mud safe and well.

Crew G Stanbury (Helm) J Atkinson Stu A Clark S McCarthy.

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 19/04/14 08:53 Hrs Launched to assist the ILB at Bideford. Boat was located with no-one aboard. The vessel had broken free from its moorings, so it was secured to the railings at Bideford Nr the Police station.

Crew A Short (Helm) S Ayres M Sykes.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 19/04/14 08:40 Hrs Report of a Drifting boat in the River Torridge by the Old Bideford Bridge, when the ILB arrived on scene, the vessel had gone the other side of the Arches, and the ILB could not get under, so asked for the Boarding Boat to assist.

Crew M Williams (Helm) J Pavitt N Cousins S McCarthy.

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat18/04/14 14:00 Hrs Launched ALB to recover casualty vessel from the mornings Incident, which was drifting off of Westward Ho, vessel was towed back to the station, and put into storage.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) A Atkinson S Ayres S A Clark Glyn Stanbury D Elsemore S McCarthy A short

 

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat18/04/14 11:08 Hrs Launched to a capsized boat in the River Torridge, with 2 POB and 2 Dogs, casualties were picked up by another vessel. The ILB recovered the 2 casualties from the vessel and landed them at the Lifeboat station.

Crew A Short (Helm) S Ayres J Atkinson Glyn Stanbury

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat15/03/14 17:45Hrs Launched following a call to Coastguards of a Dog struggling to get ashore at Fremington Quay, and concerns of the owner going into the water to rescue it. Dog was recovered safe and well by the ILB, and taken to its owner.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Atkinson D  Elsemore N Ayres

Tamar-class Lifeboat13/03/14 11:10 Hrs Launched to assist the ILB in searching for a possible missing surfer in Dense fog off of Croyde beach.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) N Cousins C Beer J Atkinson D Atkinson

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 13/03/13 11:00 Hrs launched to a report of a surfer possibly disorientated in the fog off of Croyde Beach, area searched with 2 lifeboats ,Helicopter and coastguards, with nothing found all units were stood down after 2 hrs.

Crew A Atkinson (Helm) S Ayres Glyn Stanbury S McCarthy
 

 

 Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 18/02/14 10:00 hrs Launched to a report of 2 surfers in Difficulties off Saunton sands, when the ILB arrived on scene the 2 surfers were almost ashore. When the coastguards on scene confirmed these were the 2 surfers,and no-one else involved,the ILB was stood down.

Crew N Ayres (Helm ) C. Beer N. Cousins J. Atkinson.

 

Tamar-class Lifeboat

 

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat