No. 279
Title: Search for missing person
Date: Wed 1st Mar 2017
Location: Search between the Hgher Ferry and Coombe Point.

Launch Statistics

Time ...
of launch request: 9:24am
to launch: -
from alert to incident: -
spent at incident: -
to recovery: 1 hour, 16 mins
back on service: 10:50am
Conditions ...
Wind: Southerly, 10 knots
Sea State: River and sea calm

The Dart inshore lifeboat was tasked to search the foreshore between the Higher Ferry and Coombe Point for a person who had been missing since the previous evening. The casualty was found ashore by the Dartmouth Coastguard volunteer Search and Rescue team and the lifeboat was stood down. As the crew returned they monitored an alarm call set off by a Personal Locator Beacon and the bearing suggested that it had come from a house near Warfleet creek.
Lifeboat crew: Chris Tracey, helmsman. Richard Eggleton and Yorkie Lomas crew
Launch crew: Dai Richards, tractor driver. Paul Manley and Stuart Millard.

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