49258

Date of Incident: 
02/04/2024
Station: 
NCI Torbay
Incident Summary: 
MOP called NCI re washed up drum, labelled Sulphuric Acid, on beach. HM could not be contacted, HMCG informed, CRT tasked. HM then informed NCI the drum had been recovered, CRT stood down.
RNLI: 
No
Initiated: 
NCI
MCA: 
Yes
MCA No.: 
509518
Casualty Type: 
Environmental Issue
Cause of Incident: 
Marine Debris / Object / Oil Slick

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Currently almost 60 National Coastwatch stations are operational and manned by over 2600 volunteer watchkeepers around the British Isles from Fleetwood in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Filey in North Yorkshire. 

National Coastwatch watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to deal with emergencies offering a variety of skills and experience, and full training by the National Coastwatch ensures that high standards are met.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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