Shoreline search for missing lady at Stoke Gabriel

Launch No: 11
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Saturday, 2 August 2008
Location: Stoke Gabriel. River Dart.

The second launch of the day of the naming ceremony was before the teas had finished. An elderly infirm lady had been reported to the Police as missing on a walk between Stoke Gabriel and Mill Point. The Coastguard requested the ILB to search the shoreline. She was found unharmed at Mill Pool by the mobile Coastguard unit and the lifeboat was stood down.


Request Received 5:42pm
Time at incident 25 minutes
Time to recovery 47 minutes
Back on Service 6:40pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Strength 10 knots

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Shore Crew

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Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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