Search for Missing Person in Stoke Gabriel Area

Launch No: 219
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Location: River Dart from Totnes to Greenway

Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch to assist in a search for a missing person in the Stoke Gabriel area. The River Dart was searched extensively by Dart ILB, working alongside HM Coastguard Search & Rescue Teams from Dartmouth, Prawle Point, Berry Head and Torbay, Dartmoor Search & Rescue Teams, Police and the Police Helicopter After several hours of searching the river the ILB was stood down and returned to station.

Time

Request Received 6:20pm
Time at incident 2 hour, 45 minutes
Time to recovery 3 hour, 5 minutes
Back on Service 9:35pm

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West
Wind Strength Force 3-4

Lifeboat Crew

Jamie Mathys (Helm)
Mark Conroy
Yorkie Lomas

Shore Crew

Buster Hart (Tractor Driver)
Lee Darch
Rich Eggleton

Additional Crew

Lifeboat Crew: Jamie Mathys, Helmsman. Yorkie Lomas and Mark Conroy, Crew. Launch Crew: Buster Hart, Tractor Driver. Lee Darch and Rich Eggleton, Crew.

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

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