River search for overdue cabin cruiser

Launch No: 26
Friday, 10 April 2009
Location: Search River Dart, Dartmouth to Totnes.

The Police requested a search for an overdue 18ft cabin cruiser reported to have left Galmpton for Totnes at 19:00 and that had not arrived. The Coastguard requested that the ILB search the river. The mobile Coastguard team found the boat moored at Totnes with the crew asleep on board.

Time

Request Received 11:05pm
Time at incident 1 hour, 2 minutes
Time to recovery 2 hour, 10 minutes
Back on Service 1:25am

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction Northwest
Wind Strength 3 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

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

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