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21 June 2022 Paged 8.22 pm Launched 8.31 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 8.35 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 4 persons in difficulties off Portnadler beach Picked up by our volunteer crews and taken back to the lifeboat station 15 June 2022 Paged 8.35 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II diverted from training Diverted from training to investigate reports of a kayaker in difficulties off Portwrinkle Escorted safely back to Portwrinkle harbour 8 June 2022 Paged 3.45 pm Launched 3.54 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 2 paddleboarders blown out to sea off Millendreath Escorted safely back to the beach 7 June 2022 Paged 17.15 pm Launched 17.23 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 17.53 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a medical emergency on a fishing charter boat Casualty transferred into the care of HMCG Rescue 924 helicopter crew 29 May 2022 Paged 14.04 pm Launched 14.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 3 persons capsized from a kayak off Millendreath Arrived on scene to find casualties had been assisted back to the beach 21 May 2022 Paged 10.37 am Launched 10.44 am D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 10.52 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a person fallen onto rocks on Hannafore Casualty handed into the care of the ambulance service 18 May 2022 Paged 7.06 pm Launched 7.07 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 7.08 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Request to launch both inshore lifeboats No further details will be released 3 May 2022 Paged 5.54 pm Cancel launch Request to launch D Class inshore lifeboat Crew stood down before launch, casualties self recovered 3 April 2022 Paged 10.36 pm Launched 10.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist one person on board a 36’ ketch suffering engine failure 4miles South of Looe Vessel towed into Fowey 30 March 2022 Paged 9.24 pm Launched 9.28 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Investigate reports of shouts for help by the BP station Assisted one person on board a rib that had run aground whilst mooring by the Millpool 24 March 2022 Paged 6.16 pm Launched 6.24 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Broken mayday signal from a boat with 2 persons on board reporting to be on rocks at Rame head. Tasked alongside Plymouth Lifeboat Station’s ALB and ILB to search for casualty vessel, crew stood down after vessel located by Plymouth’s Atlantic 85 22 March 2022 Paged 08.50 am Launched 08.57 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 09.14 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an unoccupied dinghy drifting off Portwrinkle Volunteer crew recovered a large deflated rubber ring and took it back to the lifeboat station 6 March 2022 Paged 2.58 pm Launched 3.09 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assess and assist a 20’ boat reported close to rocks and beach off Hannafore Volunteer crew returned to station after talking to the occupant on the boat who was waiting for the tide to enter Looe river 28 December 2021 Paged 2.16 pm Launched 2.25 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a black Labrador in the sea 20m off Downderry beach With nothing found after searching for over an hour, our crew were stood down 20 December 2021 Paged 4.30 pm Launched 4.40 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Investigate a report of lights on Keveral beach Crew stood down after a search between Millendreath and Seaton could not find anyone in difficulties 9 December 2021 Paged 4.17 pm Launched 4.25 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Volunteer crews requested to launch by Falmouth Coastguard Operations centre No further details will be released 3 November 2021 Paged 3.14 pm Launched 3.25 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Assess and assist 1 person on an 5m rib with engine failure in Portnadler bay Rib towed into Looe 13 October 2021 Tasked 6.31 pm Shore based incident Requested by Falmouth MRCC to prepare helicopter landing area on East Looe beach No further details are available 17 September 2021 Paged 2.28 pm Launched 2.36 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an unoccupied dinghy drifting in the rover off Trenant Point False alarm with good intent 10 September 2021 Shout 1 Paged 4.28 pm Launched 4.40 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Report of three persons on kayaks and a paddleboard in difficulties one mile off the Banjo Pier Looe Our volunteer crew found the group had made it ashore safely at Millendreath Shout 2 Re-tasked 4.55 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Take over the escort into Looe from RNLI Relief Tamar ALB 16-10 of a fishing charter boat with a poorly angler onboard, Casualty handed into the care of Rescue 924 Shout 3 Re-tasked 5.56 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Assist a person who had fallen on West Looe quayside No further information available 5 September 2021 Paged 5.17 pm Launched 5.23 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of two teenagers on second beach cut off by the tide Casualties taken to the lifeboat station 4 September 2021 Paged 11.18 am Launched 11.25 am Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Report of a spear fisherman in difficulties off Talland beach Crew stood down en route 3 September 2021 Paged 8.03 pm Launched 8.14 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Report of 2 overdue divers off the Scylla wreck No further information will be released 29 August 2021 Paged 6.15 pm Launched 6.28 pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Assess and assist 21’ passenger boat taking on water With water ingress controlled by salvage pump, boat towed into Looe harbour 18 August 2021 Paged 3.15 pm Launched 3.25pm Relief Atlantic 85 Roy Snewin Assess and assist 2 persons on an 11m yacht whose rudder was entangled in rope After cutting the rope the yacht was able to continue her passage to Plymouth Shout 1 8 August 2021 Paged 4.07 pm Launched 4.12 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 4 persons on 2 kayaks in difficulties off Plaidy Arriving on scene our volunteer crew found the group had made it ashore safely Shout 2 8 August 2021 Paged 4.51 pm Launched 4.56 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two paddleboarders / kayakers in difficulties west of Talland Arriving on scene our crew found the pair fishing and not requiring any assistance 4 August 2021 Crew assemble 3.15 pm Assist with a shore based incident No further information Shout 1 25 July 2021 Paged 11.04 am Launched 11.11 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 11.14 am D Class Ollie Naismith Investigate PLB activation 2.5 miles off Portwrinkle Both lifeboats stood down before arriving on scene Shout 2 25 July 2021 Paged 1.56 pm Launched 2.04 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a paddleboarder and two on bodyboards being blown out to sea off Millendreath On arrival volunteer crew found the group had been escorted safely ashore Shout 3 25 July 2021 Paged 3.52 pm Launched 3.57 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 4.30 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an inflatable dinghy with one person on board being blown out to sea off Seaton No further information will be released Shout 4 25 July 2021 4.22 pm Shore based incident Teenage male suffering an adverse reaction to a jellyfish sting Volunteer crew administered casualty care until ambulance paramedics arrived Shout 5 25 July 2021 Paged 5.16 pm Launched 5.25 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Group of 3 stand-up paddleboarders and a kayaker reported overdue Group found off Hannafore and escorted to East Looe beach Shout 6 25 July 2021 Launched 6.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith 2 Adults and a dog cut off by the tide at Murrayton Taken by lifeboat to Millendreath beach 22 July 2021 Paged 4.18 pm Launched 4.23 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 4.24 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 5 persons and a dog on a boat stuck on the Limmicks Casualties taken to the lifeboat station and boat towed to West Looe quay Paged 6.31 pm Launched 6.36 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assess and assist a 26’ yacht failing to make any headway off Looe island Yacht escorted to the visitor berth on West Looe quay 21 July 2021 During training evening Assist with a shore based incident No further information 15 July 2021 Crew assemble 11.30 am Assist with a shore based incident No further information Paged 2.11 pm Launched 2.16 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 2 persons on an inflatable dinghy in difficulties off midmain. Nobody found in difficulty, false alarm with good intent Launched 2.45 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of paddleboarder in difficulties off second beach / Plaidy Assisted back to shore 14 July 2021 Paged 8.40 pm Diverted from training 8.40 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 8.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Request for assistance from two sea swimmers in difficulties east of Polperro Casualties taken onboard Atlantic 85 and returned to Polperro 13 June 2021 Paged 8.21 pm Launched 8.29 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a 3 persons on 2 kayaks in difficulties 300m off Sharrow Point Nobody found in difficulty, false alarm with good intent 1 June 2021 Paged 2.48 pm Launched 2.54 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 2.57 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a kayak capsized with 2 persons in the water shouting for help off Plaidy Volunteer crew picked up the casualties and took them back to Millendreath 22 April 2021 Paged N/A Launched 4.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a possible kite surfer in trouble by Looe Island Nobody found in difficulty, kite recovered and returned to station 22 April 2021 Paged 3.45 pm Launched 3.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two kayakers in difficulties off Downderry Casualties taken back to Looe Lifeboat Station and handed into the care of paramedics 15 April 2021 Paged 7.53 pm Launched 8.02 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 8.08 D Class Ollie Naismith Volunteer crews requested to launch by Falmouth Coastguard Operations centre No further details will be released 16 April 2021 Paged 6.51 pm Launched 6.59 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a kayak in difficulties close to Looe Nobody found in distress, false alarm with good intent 17 April 2021 Paged 6.46 pm Launched 6.54 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 6.56 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two persons cut off by the tide between Tregantle and Freathy Casualties taken back to Tregantle beach 10 April 2021 Paged .5.34 pm Launched 5.42 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of two persons on a paddleboard having difficulties returning to shore at Talland Casualties escorted safely ashore 4 April 2021 Paged 1021 am Launched 10.33 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assess and assist 3 persons on board a sports fishing boat experiencing electrical problems 8 miles south of Looe Boat escorted back to moorings in Looe river 12 March 2021 Paged 12.28 pm Launched 12.38 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a white overturned hull in Looe bay Identified as an 8m long whale carcass drifting off the Rannies 27 February 2021 Paged 12.22 pm Launched 12.30 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 3 persons, onboard a 6m rib on rocks at Polhawn Cove With 2 persons onshore in the care of coastguard teams, volunteer crew escorted rib to Royal William Yard, Plymouth 18 February 2021 Paged 1.29 pm Launched 1.36 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a kayaker in difficulties on the Limmicks, second beach Volunteer crew picked up the kayaker and returned them to Hannafore beach 8 February 2021 Paged 6.12 pm Launched 6.23 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 6.24 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of two kayakers in difficulties between Looe Island and Hannafore Volunteer crew picked up one casualty from the island beach and took them back to meet Looe Coastguard team who were with the second casualty on Hannafore beach 22 December 2020 Paged 3.34 pm Launched 3.43 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 10m cabin cruiser suffering engine problems 1nm south of the Rannies cardinal marker 17 December 2020 Paged 4.19 pm Launched 4.28 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 4.29 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of two persons cut off by the tide at Tregantle 7 December 2020 Paged 2.58 pm Launched 3.04 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a paddleboarder in difficulties between Plaidy and Seaton 29 November 2020 Paged 4.51 pm Launched 5.00pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 23’ fishing boat with two persons on board, taking on water off Downderry 17 November 2020 Paged 3.47 pm Launched 3.55 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an empty kayak drifting off the eastern side of second beach. 4 November 2020 Paged 4.59 pm Launched 5.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 5.09 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assist 23’ fishing boat with two persons on board, taking on water, 1 nm south east of Downderry 21 October 2020 Paged 8.50 am Launched 8.59 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of upturned kayaks or paddleboards drifting between Plaidy and Millendreath. 14 October 2020 Paged 3 pm Launched 3.08 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of two persons, between Plaidy and Millendreath, cut off by the tide 3 October 2020 Paged 5.29 pm Crew assemble Crew’s assistance requested by Looe Coastguard team 17 September 2020 Paged 3.35 pm Launched 3.41 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 3.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of two kayakers in difficulties to the west of Portwrinkle 11 September 2020 Paged 1.16 pm Launched 1.22 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assist 4 persons on a small speedboat in difficulties by the Millpool slipway 4 September 2020 Paged 7.13 pm Launched 7.16 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched at the request of HM Coastguard 27 August 2020 Paged 7.16 pm Launched 7.22 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of 3 persons on 2 kayaks in difficulties off Hannafore Point 19 August 2020 Paged 4.11 pm Request to launch Atlantic 85 Report of a surfer in difficulty off Downderry 18 August 2020 Launched 10.45 am D Class Ollie Naismith Assist local boat sustaining damage in Looe bay 5 August 2020 Paged 4.59 pm Launched 5.07  D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 5.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two persons in water by a yacht moored off Plaidy beach 25July 2020 Paged 7.26 pm Launched 7.37 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 7.39 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of four people cut off by the tide between Downderry and Portwrinkle
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