Inflatable adrift in Dartmouth Harbour

Launch No: 308
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Friday, 25 August 2017
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

On their way back from the previous shout to Blackpool Sands the crew saw in the dark an inflatable adrift with 2 on board. The lifeboat informed the Coastguard and were tasked to take the inflatable to the Darthaven Marina.


Request Received 9:20pm
Time at incident 5 minutes
Time to recovery 15 minutes
Back on Service 10:00pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West
Wind Strength 1-3 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Kevin Murphy (Helm)
Crispin Brabner
Dean Nettleton

Shore Crew

Simon Amphlett (Tractor Driver)
Haydn Glanvill
Pete Callis

Deputy Launch Authority

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Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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