Person reported in the water in Dartmouth harbour.

Launch No: 56
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 21 January 2010
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

A person was seen in the water by the Embankment and reported as a May Day by a yacht berthed by Dartmouth Hospital. The Inshore lifeboat was launched very quickly but the casualty had been recovered by their friends by the time the lifeboat reached the scene. The mobile Coastguard team reported that they had been taken to Dartmouth hospital as a precautionary measure.


Request Received 9:08pm
Time to recovery 27 minutes
Back on Service 9:40pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction South-Southeast
Wind Strength 25 knots

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Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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