2020 Shouts: YTD Total 17 Plus 4 stand down
28th June Boarding boat also tasked to incident below.
Crew A Short (Helm) S McCarthy, P Atkinson
28th June ILB launched to search the River Torridge for a missing female, casualty soon located by others soon after launching.
Crew J pavitt (Helm) G Stanbury, M Williams.
27th June ILB launched to a 24ft yacht with 2 pob, suffering engine failure outside Bideford Bar, yachts crew did not want to sail in the river as unsure of the area, so the ILB towed them to the Quay for repairs.
Crew M williams (Helm) S McCarthy, M Rowe, D Elsemore.
25th June ILB launched following a report of a female in the water at Bideford, while ariving on scene it was confirmed the female had been recovered from the water, the ILB crew got confirmation from the local CG team, when the casualty collapsed, she was given aid by the crew until arrival of paramedics.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) G Stanbury, A short, R Coburn.
22nd June ILB launched to a report of 2 persons caught in a RIP Tide off Saunton beach, while en-route it was confirmed that other surfers had helped the casualties ashore, but there may be 4 others in difficulties. On arrival the area was searched with no others thought to be in trouble, ILB returned to station.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) N Simmons R ward R Coburn.
1st June ILB launched to a person caught in the tide off the Pulley's. Casualty recovered from the water and brought back to the station for medical treatment by paramedics.
Crew A short (Helm) J Pavitt, S AC.
26th May ALB also tasked to Incident Below
Crew M Cox ( Cox) O Atkinson ( Mech) S McCarthy, C Chessum, A Atkinson,D Atkinson N Cousins
26th May ILB Tasked to search with other units to a report of 4 surfers lost in fog off Woolacombe Beach, with nothing found all units were stood down.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) R Coburn C Beer N Simmons
25th may ILB was launched following a report of a bike found at the foot of cliff at Cornbrough beach westward Ho, One crew member went ashore and searched the area for a possible casualty. With nothing found the ILB was stood down.
Crew A Short (Helm) R Ward M Rowe A Chiles
20th May Within minutes of recovering the ILB was launched again to a female in the water in difficulties at Puttsbrough, but the female was recovered from the water by others while the lifeboat was nearing the scene, the ILB was stood down when confirmed all was safe and well.
Crew G stanbury (Helm) Stu AC, M Williams.
20th May ILB launched to 2 persons cut off by the tide off Fremington Quay, casualties landed ashore safe and well.
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) Stu AC, Mark W
9th May ILB Diverted on the way back to station to Investigate a object in the water off westward Ho, Object identifed as a large tree, Navigation warning broadcasted by Coastguard
9th May ILB launched to a paddle board and kayak in difficulties off Baggy Point. When ILB arrived on scene the casualties had swam ashore with the paddle board and let the kayak to drift. ILB recovered the kayak and paddle board and returned them to the owners who had scrambled up the rocks to Coastguards.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) A Hallett A Short
4th May ILB launched following a report of a small red hulled boat between Instow and Appledore drifting. ILB searched area with nothing found. Poss Local FV drifting awaitng tide to go alongside Quay.
Crew Stu M (Helm) Stu Ac P Atkinson
19th April BB launched to search the River Torridge from the station to Bideford quay and back, person soon located safe and well inland.
Crew J pavitt (Helm) M Rowe R Coburn
18th Jan ILB launched to search for a missing person, and to search between Saunton and Baggy Point. search called off after 2 hours with nothing found.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) N Simmons R Ward D Elsemore
17th Jan ILB tasked to a possible person in the water at Fremington quay. Object was discovered to be a blue can. False alarm with good intent.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) Stu M R Ward M Rowe
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S McCarthy