Archive for August, 2014

Tuesday 26th August 2014

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Date: Tuesday 26th August 2014

Cancel launch: ILB

Reason for launch request: Amble ILB was requested to lauch to assist a local fishing vessel ‘FAIR HARVEST’ who had lost their rudder at the harbour entrance. Fishing vessel managed to get alongside the quay before ILB launched so crew were stood down.

Sunday 24th August 2014

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Date: Sunday 24th August 2014

Wind: Light
Visibility: Good
Sea state: Calm
Time of launch: 1700hrs
Time of return: 1745hrs

Boats launched: ALB & ILB

Reason for launch: Just as Lifeboat Day was coming to a close and the packing up had started, both Lifeboats were requested to launch to the assistance of a small yacht near the harbour entrace who had suffered engine failure. A child from the yacht was placed o the ALB and the ILB towed the yacht safely back to Amble.

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Date: Saturday 23rd August 2014

Wind: Light
Visibility: Good
Sea state: Calm
Time of launch: 1740hrs
Time of return: 1830hrs

Boats launched: ILB

Reason for launch: Amble ILB was launched on service at 1740hrs after reports were received that there was a person in the water in difficulty off Alnmouth. A member of public managed to recover the casualty and with the help of Amble Coastguards and NEAS, the casualty was loaded onto Seaking 131 from RAF Boulmer and flown direct to hospital.