Looe Lifeboats

23 November 2019 Paged 6.01 pm Launch cancelled 6.04 pm Coastguard request to launch both boats Volunteer crews stood down before launch. No further information available 19 November 2019 Paged 10.17 pm Launched 10.28 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Concerns for a trawler sinking on it’s moorings Volunteer crews stood down during launch, as situation had been bought under control 9 November 2019 Paged 10.28 pm Launched 10.38 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launch requested to assist Devon & Cornwall Police No further details will be released 9 November 2019 Paged 2.07 pm Launched 2.15 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of three kayakers in difficulty off Talland Our volunteer crew located the kayakers who had returned safely to Hannafore 15 September 2019 Paged 5.10 am Launched 5.21 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 1 person on board a 17’ dory with engine problems, lost in fog between Looe and Seaton Dory located and towed to a berth in Looe river 25 August 2019 Paged 12.06 pm Launched 12.13 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a crabber with engine problems 1 mile south of Downderry Crabber towed to its berth in Looe river 22 August 2019 Paged 2.30 pm Crew assemble Injured Merlin Rocket sailor bought ashore by Looe Sailing Club safety boat Volunteer crew provided casualty care until SW Ambulance service arrived 20 August 2019 Paged 8.50 pm Launched 8.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 3 persons on board a 16 foot speedboat with engine problems 1 mile South of Millendreath Towed back into Looe 18 August 2019 Paged 4.54 pm Launched 4.58 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a kayaker in difficulty off Looe Island Casualty taken to Looe Lifeboat Station and kayak recovered 17 August 2019 Paged 2.51 pm Launched 2.59 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 2 teenagers in difficulty on a blue kayak / dinghy between Talland and Polperro Stood down after a thorough search of the area could not find anyone in difficulty 2 August 2019 Paged 6.25 pm Launched 6.30 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 4 persons cut off by tide at Plaidy 2 made their way to safety, 2 landed back on beach by lifeboat 30 July 2019 Paged 3.06 pm Launched 3.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launch requested to assist Devon & Cornwall Police and SW Ambulance service No further details will be released 29 June 2019 Paged 6.59 pm Launched 7.04 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an empty kayak with an object close by off Plaidy beach False alarm with good intent, our crew found the kayak moored to a buoy 28 June 2019 Shout 1 Paged 11.28 am Launched 11.32 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown out to sea past the Banjo Pier Crew stood down after launch as inflatable bought back to shore by paddle boarders 28 June 2019 Shout 2 Paged 12.44 pm Launched N/A D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown offshore Crew stood down before launch as inflatable bought back to shore by kayaker 28 June 2019 Shout 3 Paged 2.54 pm Launched 2.58 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown offshore with two persons onboard Casualties taken back to Looe Lifeboat Station 28 June 2019 Shout 4 Paged 4.49 pm Launched 4.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an 18’ boat with 3 persons on board run out of fuel 3 miles south east of Looe Towed back into Looe 26 July 2019 Paged 2.26 pm Launched 2.32 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a broken down dinghy with two persons onboard, 200m off Millendreath beach Towed back into Looe river 23 July 2019 Paged 5.07 pm Launched 5.10 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assisted a fishing trawler taking on water approx 15 miles SSW of Looe Volunteer crew arrived on scene with pumps, together with Fowey’s Trent ALB, crews managed to pump out and restart engine, Crew on the Atlantic 85 escorted trawler back to Looe. 7 July 2019 Paged 12.44 pm Launched 12.52 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a group of kayakers overdue from Millendreath beach Kayakers located safe and well to the east of Millendreath 30 June 2019 Paged 3.36 pm Launched 3.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist British Divers Marine Life Rescue and Looe Coastguard team with a stranded dolphin on Hannafore Asked to stand by offshore to prevent any boat users getting to close to the location 22 June 2019 Shout 1 Paged 4.45 pm Launched 4.50 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of three kayakers in difficulties off Looe Island On arrival crew found a kayaker being assisted by others in the group, casualty taken to Looe Lifeboat Station and kayak recovered Shout 2 Paged 9 pm Launched 9.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a boat in difficulties off Millendreath beach On arrival crew found a small dinghy / tender with three persons on board drifting out to sea following engine failure. Towed back to Millendreath 22 June 2019 Paged 3.15 pm Launched 3.23 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a boat on rocks off Millendreath beach Boat towed back into Looe river and the one person on board taken to the lifeboat station 21 June 2019 Paged 10.46 am Launched 10.52 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Assist SW Ambulance service with a casualty on Looe Island Casualty bought ashore by inshore lifeboat and handed over into the care of the Ambulance service 16 May 2019 Shout 1 Paged 6.25 am Launched 6.34 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a crabber with engine problems off Colmer rocks Crabber towed to it’s berth in Looe river. 16 May 2019 Shout 2 Paged 3.07 pm Launched 3.12 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of dog in the water / on cliffs by Sharrow Point Volunteer crew and lifeguards unable to encourage the dog down the cliff into the lifeboat. Crew stood by until tide receded and dog able to reach safety. 13 May 2019 Paged 6.30 pm Launched 6.36 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a kite surfer in difficulties off Seaton beach On arrival our volunteer crew found a kite surfer tangled in his lines being assisted by an instructor on a rescue board. Both assisted ashore. 21 April 2019 Shout 1 Paged 4.14 pm Launched 4.24 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and D Class Ollie Naismith Multi agency casualty evacuation from Freathy beach Volunteer crews used the D Class to transfer casualty and paramedic from the beach onto the Atlantic 85 and taken to waiting ambulance at Cremyl 21 April 2019 Shout 2 Tasked 6.16 pm Launched 6.16 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II During recovery of Atlantic 85 from first shout, crews tasked to reports of three paddle boarders overdue at Millendreath beach Paddle boarders located safe and well, one mile east of Millendreath 21 April 2019 Shout 3 Paged 7.19 pm Launched 7.28 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of persons cut off by the tide on Freathy beach One person rescued by D Class and taken to Tregantle beach. Shore line search to locate and ensure second person safe 6 April 2019 Paged 11.50 am Launched 11.58 am D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 12.06 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a kayaker in difficulties at the entrance to the harbour. Volunteer crews launched the D Class ILB but could not locate the kayak. Crews then launched the Atlantic 85 to conduct a wider search. Lifeboats stood down after finding nothing 2 February 2019 Paged 1.39 pm Launched 1.44 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a male cut off by the tide at long rock Downderry. Arriving on scene two volunteer crew went ashore to escort the casualty over the rocks onto the D Class inshore lifeboat and took him back to Downderry
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