Call to assist Police and Coastguard teams

Launch No: 277
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Location: Compas Cove. Dart Estuary
Photo: Andy Kyle

The Dart inshore lifeboat was tasked by the Coastguard to assist the Dartmouth Coastguard SAR team and the Police who were dealing with a distressed young woman in the area of Compass Cove. When the lifeboat arrived on scene the lady had been recovered and, although wet, was safely in the care of the Police. Haydn Glanvill, Paramedic on the lifeboat crew, was landed to help until an Ambulance arrived.


Request Received 11:29am
Back on Service 12:39pm


Sea/River State Calm
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Strength 7-10 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Kevin John (Helm)
Haydn Glanvill
Katy Sarah

Shore Crew

Dai Richards (Tractor Driver)
Crispin Brabner

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North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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