Launch No: 218
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Location: Bow Creek, River Dart
Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat crew were requested to launch by the Coastguard after reports of a pleasure hire motor boat aground and stuck on the mud at Bow Creek with two adults and four children on board. Dart ILB arrived on scene and established a tow with the stranded vessel. The casualty was pulled clear of the mud by the ILB. The ILB then escorted the hire boat back to Dittisham before returning to station.
Time at incident
Time to recovery
1 hour, 7 minutes
Back on Service
Kevin Murphy (Helm)
Jerry Gilby (Tractor Driver)
Lifeboat Crew: Kevin Murphy, Helmsman. Jamie Mathys and Dean Nettleton, Crew. Launch Crew: Jerry Gilby, Tractor Driver. Mark Strudwick and Yorkie Lomas, Crew.