Fisherman loses his propeller

Launch No: 86
Monday, 30 August 2010
Location: Mouth of the River Dart.

A call was received from a fisherman on a 12 ft dinghy in Mill Bay Cove at the mouth of the Dart. He was advised to drop his anchor as he had lost his propeller and was close to rocks. The Coastguard was informed and they requested a launch. The boat was towed back to its berth in the Dartmouth Boat Float.

Time

Request Received 6:46pm
Time at incident 14 minutes
Time to recovery 34 minutes
Back on Service 7:26pm

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West-Northwest
Wind Strength 11-16 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Dartmouth
Devon TQ6 9RR

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