Inflatable adrift in Dartmouth Harbour

Launch No: 308
Friday, 25 August 2017
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

On their way back from the previous shout to Blackpool Sands the crew saw in the dark an inflatable adrift with 2 on board. The lifeboat informed the Coastguard and were tasked to take the inflatable to the Darthaven Marina.

Time

Request Received 9:20pm
Time at incident 5 minutes
Time to recovery 15 minutes
Back on Service 10:00pm

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West
Wind Strength 1-3 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Kevin Murphy (Helm)
Crispin Brabner
Dean Nettleton

Shore Crew

Simon Amphlett (Tractor Driver)
Haydn Glanvill
Pete Callis

Station address

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

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