Search for missing person

Launch No: 232
Monday, 13 July 2015
Location: Shoreline search from Dartmouth Castle to Redlap Cove. Start Bay.
Dart D class on its way to join masive search for missing 87 year old
Photo: Andy Kyle
Dart D class on its way to join masive search for missing 87 year old

RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat was tasked by Falmouth Coastguard to assist in the search for a missing 87 year old Stoke Fleming resident. The search teams included the Police, Police Helicopter, Mobile Coastguard Units from Dartmouth and Prawle Point and the RNLI inshore lifeboat. The search was called off when the police located the lady in Paignton Bus Station. Lifeboat Crew.

Time

Request Received 1:11pm
Time at incident 27 minutes
Time to recovery 49 minutes
Back on Service 2:15pm

Conditions

Sea/River State 1.5m swell
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Strength 7-21 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Chris Tracey (Helm)
Rich Eggleton
Yorkie Lomas

Shore Crew

Stuart Millard (Tractor Driver)
Paul Manley

Station address

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

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