Rib reported aground at Tuckenhay

Launch No: 445
Craft: Dudley Jane. D-838
Friday, 28 August 2020
Location: Bow Creek, Tuckenhay
Photo: Stuart Millard

Dart RNLI D-Class was tasked with going to rescue two females on board a rib reportedly stuck in the mud up at Bow Creek, near Tuckenhay. Once on site a search proved negative to anyone in distress. Another call suggested they were not stuck but had a problem with something caught in the propeller, which they cleared and proceeded on their way. At this point the D-Class was stood down and returned to station. 

Time

Request Received 8:53pm
Time at incident 42 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 24 minutes
Back on Service 10:30pm

Conditions

Sea/River State Slight
Wind Direction South
Wind Strength 7-10 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Chris Rampling (Helm)
Mark Conroy
Haydn Glanvill

Shore Crew

Mark Strudwick (Tractor Driver)
Phil Braackenburg

Deputy Launch Authority

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Coronation Park
North Embankment
Dartmouth
Devon TQ6 9RR

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