Archive for July, 2006

July 10th 2006

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Wind: SW 3-4
Visibility: Moderate
Sea state: 1m swell
Time of launch: 1850hrs
Time of return: 1945hrs

Boats launched: ALB

Reason: Amble ALB was launched after the sailing yacht “Bin Tang” reported engine trouble 1 mile North of Amble.  The ALB escorted the yacht to Amble and then passed a tow to tow it through the harbour entrance.

July 5th 2006

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Wind: 1-2
Visibility: Moderate
Sea state: Slight
Time of launch: 1430hrs
Time of return: 1455hrs

Boats launched: ILB

Reason: Amble ILB was requested to launch after a member of the publice made a 999 call, stating they could see 3 people in a small boat approx. 300 metres from the shore which they believed to be in distress.  The ILB launched and was searching the shoreline when it was confirmed that the vessel had safely made its way into Amble Harbour.  The ILB stood down and returned to station.