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Incident Summary 2008

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 147
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.
8027 13/04/2008 NCI Stepper Point Assisted in locating position of injured MoP. Air ambulance and CG Mobile attended. MCA/HMCG No Yes 121605
8026 05/04/2008 NCI Penzance Reported capsized PWC with 3 PoB. ILB attended and landed casualties at Penzance. NCI Yes Yes 1007
8025 31/03/2008 NCI Prawle Point Assisted location and tow of yacht transmitting Mayday due to loss of life jackets MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 943
8024 24/03/2008 NCI Polruan Advised CG to inform incoming warship of disabled vessel in harbour mouth. NCI No Yes
8023 24/03/2008 NCI Herne Bay Assisted in pinpointing possible incident reported by MoP. False alarm with good intent. NCI No Yes
8022 22/03/2008 NCI St Alban's Head Advised CG of yacht aground and monitored LB recovery. NCI Yes Yes 98
8021 15/03/2008 NCI Mundesley MoP reported children playing inside seawall repairs security fencing. Police informed. NCI No No
8020 15/03/2008 NCI Holehaven Reported 2 adjacent MoP firing air rifles. Police notified apprehended and cautioned. NCI No No 615
8019 12/03/2008 NCI Mundesley Reported apparently drifting coaster. CG replied that all well. NFA NCI No Yes
8017 11/03/2008 NCI Teignmouth Requested by CG to look for MoP in water. Located and directed police to scene. MCA/HMCG No Yes 730
8018 11/03/2008 NCI Portland Bill Alerted PCG reference a chemical tanker standing into danger. Vessel cleared the Bank. NCI No Yes 775
8016 08/03/2008 NCI Portland Bill Co-operated with Portland CG reference a Belgian FV aground off Weymouth NCI No Yes 705
8015 07/03/2008 NCI Prawle Point Reported yacht dumping rubbish. CG Enforcement Branch taking action. NCI No Yes 638
8014 03/03/2008 NCI Folkestone Assisted search for MoP thought trapped on cliff. Nothing seen. Casualty found in town. MCA/HMCG No Yes 118259
8013 02/03/2008 NCI Mundesley Reported surfer in difficulties. Companion helps him ashore. NFA NCI No Yes
8012 01/03/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported downed windsurfer. ILB recovered safely to beach. NFA NCI Yes Yes
8011 25/02/2008 NCI Mundesley Overheard faint MAYDAY. Craft in sight reported to CG. ILB launched. NFA NCI Yes Yes
8010 17/02/2008 NCI Mundesley CG requested info on large floating tyre. Reported sighting at 1616. ILB also advised. MCA/HMCG No Yes
8009 16/02/2008 NCI Nells Point Reported MoP possibly cut off by tide. CG attended but false alarm. NCI No Yes 418
8008 02/02/2008 NCI Polruan Assisted in accurate location of disabled FV. Towed in by yacht ! MCA/HMCG No Yes 289
8007 26/01/2008 NCI Southend Reported 4mtr speedboat broken down in the Boom. ILB attended and towed in. NCI Yes Yes 204
8006 26/01/2008 NCI Mundesley Norfolk Police requested information on potential vandalism Police No No
8005 20/01/2008 NCI Nells Point Reported MoPs possibly cut off by tide. CG and ILB attended. False alarm with good intent. NCI Yes Yes 150
8004 20/01/2008 NCI Southend Assisted search for missing kitesurfer. Located by helo and landed safely. LB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 149
8002 12/01/2008 NCI Teignmouth Advised MRCC of floating object as a danger to navigation. CG issued Securite message NCI No Yes 114
8001 12/01/2008 NCI Folkestone Reported ankle injury to MoP and provided support until ambulance attended. NCI No No
8003 09/01/2008 NCI Skegness Reported possible suicide. Mentally disturbed MoP rescued by CG and Police NFA NCI No Yes 113918

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