Incident Summary

The Total Number of Incidents since we started recording them can be found by selecting '-Year' from the Year filter : 5259
Alternatively select a specific year to see how many Incidents were reported for that Year.
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard,
CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, CGOC = Coast Guard Operations Centre, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat,
ML = Motor Launch, FV = Fishing Vessel, PB = Power Boat, 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.
9265 07/12/2009 NCI Stepper Point Assisted in search for missing dog.Nothing found. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9264 06/12/2009 NCI Stepper Point Confirmed that windsurfer reported in trouble by MoP was not.NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
9263 26/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Assisted in locating FV reported by MoP as disabled.LB confirmed vessel not in trouble. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5714
9262 23/11/2009 NCI Bass Point Assisted in monitoring disabled MV over BT cable.MV underway and clear of cables. MCA/HMCG No Yes 5268
9261 23/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Provided facilities for CG to task LB to aid yacht in difficulties.Yacht escorted in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5673
9260 18/11/2009 NCI Folkestone Reported suspected cliff fire. FB confirmed was large 'bonfire'NFA NCI No Yes
9259 15/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported children in danger on breakwater. CG mobile tasked.Children returned safely.NFA NCI No Yes 5579
9258 15/11/2009 NCI Gosport Reported grounded yacht to QHM.Towed in by SEASTART.NFA NCI No No
9257 15/11/2009 NCI Felixstowe Assisted in rescue of ditched kite surfer by lifeboats and helo concurrent with similar incident. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5175
9256 12/11/2009 NCI Bass Point Liased with CG and BT ref MV possibly anchored over submarine cable.CG checked vessel was clear. NCI No Yes
9255 12/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported paraglider crashed on cliff face.CG attended and checked casualty was now safe. NCI No Yes 5525
9254 09/11/2009 NCI Peveril(Dont Use) Relayed MoP report of dog over cliff.Deceased dog recovered by CG. NCI No Yes
9253 08/11/2009 NCI Worms Head Reported MoPs at risk on Outer Head.CG Cliff rescue attended to escort safely to mainland. NFA NCI No Yes 18150
9252 01/11/2009 NCI Holehaven Reported grounded unmanned FV to PLA and MRCC.Refloated at high water without damage. NCI No Yes 5006
9251 01/11/2009 NCI Gosport Reported disabled yacht in strong ebb in harbour entrance.Towed in by HM RIB. NCI Yes No
9250 01/11/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Assisted with weather conditions for helo casevac of coastal path walker. MCA/HMCG No Yes 5366
9247 30/10/2009 NCI Peveril(Dont Use) Reported capsized dinghy with 2 PoB.ILB attended to rescue. No casualties. NCI Yes Yes
9249 30/10/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Monitored and reported on 3 kayaks in possible danger.Kayaks reported safe.NFA NCI No Yes 5352
9248 30/10/2009 NCI Hornsea Reported unmanned Jetski underway.SVLB conned ILB to target on Chan. Zero. No casualties. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
9246 25/10/2009 NCI Shoreham Co-operated with Port Authority re collision between capsized dinghy and trawler. MAIB investigating. NCI No No
9245 25/10/2009 NCI Teignmouth Reported disabled jetski leaving two MoP in water.ILB attended to rescue. Ambulance attended. NCI Yes Yes 4874
9244 24/10/2009 NCI Polruan CG requested monitoring of yacht making water.LB attended and escorted in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
9243 23/10/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Reported and monitored damaged landing craft until it safely anchored. NCI No Yes 5257
9242 21/10/2009 NCI Nells Point Reported MoP in possible danger from tide.Person gained land safely. NCI No Yes
9241 19/10/2009 NCI Bass Point Reported MV possibly anchored over submarine cable.CG checked ship was clear and underway. NFA NCI No Yes
9240 18/10/2009 NCI Gosport Reported yacht aground.Gosport Rescue RIB attended and towed clear. NCI Yes Yes 5208
9239 17/10/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported possibly lost divers. Divers resurfaced 70 minutes later. NFA NCI No Yes 5175
9238 10/10/2009 NCI Southend Assisted in location of downed kitesurfer.LB and Hovercraft attended.Surfer considered safe. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4708
9236 05/10/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported injured MoP ashore.Police attended. NCI No No 317
9235 01/10/2009 NCI Newhaven Requested by CG to monitor and report on entry of FV with sick seaman. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9234 28/09/2009 NCI Shoreham Requestd by CG to monitor recovery by LB of disabled yacht. NCI Yes Yes
9233 26/09/2009 NCI Gosport Reported grounded yacht and monitored recovery by passing MC. NCI No Yes 4855
9232 25/09/2009 NCI Portland Bill Monitored and reported recovery of lost divers. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9231 23/09/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported object possible danger to shipping.ILB launched to recover crate. NCI Yes Yes 178625
9230 20/09/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported injured MoP.CG attended to casevac. NCI No Yes 178318
9229 20/09/2009 NCI Bass Point Reported and monitored recovery of disabled launch. Handed over to Nare Pt. to note arrival Helford NCI No Yes 4428
9228 20/09/2009 NCI Skegness Reported hazardous container on beach.CG and Fire Service attended to remove. NCI No Yes 3829
9227 19/09/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported young person having a fit in chalet.CG attended and handed over to carers. NCI No Yes 178206
9226 19/09/2009 NCI Nells Point Requested by CG to monitor recovery of two swimmers in difficulty. LB and Helo attended to casevac MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 178172
9225 17/09/2009 NCI Newhaven Assisted in locating disabled FV for LB to tow in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4700


Currently 56 NCI stations are operational and manned by over 2600 volunteers keeping watch around the British Isles from Fleetwood in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

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