Medical evacuation from boat in harbour

Launch No: 147
Saturday, 2 June 2012
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The inshore lifeboat was tasked by HM Coastguard to evacuate a 60 year old lady from a permanently moored converted MFV in the harbour. She was taken to Kingswear ferry pontoon for transfer to Torbay Hospital by ambulance. The ambulance was diverted en route and the crew continued to deliver first aid until its arrival. Lifeboat crew; Buster Hart, helmsman, Chris Rampling and Darren Hopley crew. Launch crew; Jim Brent, tractor driver. Jerry Gilby.

Time

Request Received 2:01am
Time at incident 45 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 2 minutes
Back on Service 3:10am

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction
Wind Strength

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

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

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