Incident at Maypool

Launch No: 138
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Location: Maypool, River Dart

The Dart lifeboat was on exercise during the hours of darkness when they were contacted by HM Coastguard at Brixham to render assistance to the police. A report had been received by them about a possible disturbance aboard a vessel at Maypool. Dart Lifeboat diverted from their exercise and after picking up a police officer searched the area for any persons in difficulty in the water or on a vessel. On arrival all appeared in order and the lifeboat returned to Dartmouth.

Time

Request Received 6:13pm
Time at incident 7 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 22 minutes
Back on Service 7:45pm

Conditions

Sea/River State 2ft swell in the river
Wind Direction South
Wind Strength 35 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

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

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