Incident Summary 2007

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 153
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, MRCC = Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre,
HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard, CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat, ML = Motor Launch,
FV = Fishing Vessel, PWC = Personal Water Craft ("Jet Ski"), RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat, VLCC = Very Large Crude Carrier,
UKBF = UK Border Force
Incident No. Date of Incident Station Name Incident Summary Initiated by Lifeboat involved MCA MCA No.
7001 18/12/2007 NCI Teignmouth MoP reported dog trapped on beach with rising tide. Aux.CG attended. Dog rescued NCI No Yes 112411
7002 02/12/2007 NCI Nells Point CG requested monitoring of windsurfers in difficulties. Both landed safely. Boards lost. MCA/HMCG No Yes 111249
7003 01/12/2007 NCI Folkestone MoP requested assistance for injured walker. Ambulance and paramedic attended. NCI No No
7004 24/11/2007 NCI Froward Point Reported driver off PWC. Assisted rescue via CG by passing FV. Driver hospitalised alive NCI No Yes 4401
7005 11/11/2007 NCI Hornsea Reported two MoP over Pier safety fence in bad weather. CG attended and removed boys MCA/HMCG No Yes 109641
7007 28/10/2007 NCI Nells Point Advised Swansea CG that dismasted yacht did not require lifeboat assistance. NCI No Yes 3711
7006 28/10/2007 NCI Nells Point Reported downed kite, surfer not visible. LB attended. Surfer reached shore unaided. NCI Yes Yes 3712
7008 27/10/2007 NCI Lee-on-the-Solent Passed MoP report of extinguishers on beach. CG and Police attended. Items removed. NCI No Yes 4894
7009 17/10/2007 NCI Polruan Air ambulance casevac of MoP near Station. Watchkeeper cleared site and directed landing NCI No No
7010 06/10/2007 NCI Worms Head Reported 2 MoP cut off by tide. CG and Horton ILB attended and returned MoPs to shore NCI Yes Yes 3501
7012 30/09/2007 NCI Teignmouth Reported disabled speedboat. Towed in by ILB. 3 casualties to hospital with shock.. NCI Yes Yes 3830
7011 30/09/2007 NCI Skegness Reported munitions on beach. CG, MOD EOU and Police attended. Munitions removed. MCA/HMCG No Yes
7013 29/09/2007 NCI Stepper Point Advised CG of position of casualty on beach. CG mobile and ambulance attended MCA/HMCG No Yes 3814
7014 27/09/2007 NCI Skegness Reported munitions on beach. CG, MOD EOU and Police attended. Munitions removed. NCI No Yes
7015 24/09/2007 NCI Charlestown Elderly (NCI) visitor suffered sever chest pains. Ambulance removed casualty to hospital NCI No No
7016 22/09/2007 NCI Portland Bill Directed dive boat onto lost divers using CallConnect. Two divers recovered. NCI No Yes 4490
7017 16/09/2007 NCI Southend Reported disabled windsurfer in boom. ILB attended. Sailor saved. NCI Yes Yes 3520
7018 14/09/2007 NCI Nells Point Co-operation with CG on recovery of disabled yacht. MCA/HMCG No Yes 104071
7019 14/09/2007 NCI Boscastle Yacht telephoned SM at home reporting dinghy adrift. Info passed to CG to avoid incident. NCI No Yes
7020 13/09/2007 NCI Froward Point CG requested sitrep on disabled MC. Details passed and recovery by dive boat monitored. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3602
7021 05/09/2007 NCI Polruan Assisted vectoring of LB onto disabled yacht WILIWEN. Towed into harbour. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 103103
7022 04/09/2007 NCI St Alban's Head Reported drifting sailboard and assisted recovery by passing MC. No PoB. nfa NCI No Yes 4192
7023 02/09/2007 NCI Newhaven Assisted in recovery of disabled kitesurfer. LB attended and brought in casualty. NCI Yes Yes 104165
7024 01/09/2007 NCI Newhaven Provided accurate position of disabled yacht. LB attended and towed in. NCI Yes Yes 102637
7027 31/08/2007 NCI Portland Bill Passed accurate position of casualty to CG for LB/Helo casevac. Casualty airlifted ashore. NCI No Yes
7026 31/08/2007 NCI Portland Bill Involved with return of potential suicide to Hostel. Police, CG and Hostel staff attended . NCI No Yes
7025 31/08/2007 NCI Skegness Reported swimmers blown out on lilo. CG and RNLI attended. Casualties rescued. NCI Yes Yes
7028 28/08/2007 NCI Polruan Sighted disabled craft waving distress. CG informed. Harbour launch towed in NCI No Yes 3377
7029 28/08/2007 NCI Polruan Worked with CG ref a disabled RIB. Towed in by Harbour authority MCA/HMCG No Yes
7034 27/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. Police attended. Child found. Police No No
7033 27/08/2007 NCI Newhaven Provided accurate position of MC on fire. LB attended. Boat sank. No casualties. NCI Yes Yes 10825
7032 27/08/2007 NCI Worms Head Reported 9 MoPs cut off by tide. ILB attended. NCI Yes Yes 2972
7031 27/08/2007 NCI Folkestone Reported inflatable in danger. ILB and CG Mobile attended. MoPs returned safely. NCI Yes Yes
7030 27/08/2007 NCI Prawle Point Assisted vectoring FV to disabled MB. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3347
7035 26/08/2007 NCI Skegness Protected found children until collected by police. NCI No No
7036 26/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG, Police and RNLI attended. Child found. Police Yes Yes
7037 26/08/2007 NCI St Alban's Head Panpan intercepted. Posit passed to CG and monitored. Casualty towed in by MV NCI No Yes 3977
7038 26/08/2007 NCI Bass Point Assisting CG with recovery of motor cruiser with engine fire by Lifeboat. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 101661
7042 25/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG and Police attended. Child found. Police No Yes
7041 25/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG attended. Child found Police No Yes


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