Joint search for missing person

Launch No: 127
Craft: Ole Schroder. D-740
Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Location: River Dart, Kingswear shoreline and moorings.

The inshore lifeboat was asked to join a search by Police and Coastguards for a missing man. The river and shoreline from the Higher Ferry to Froward Point were searched on both sides of the river. After no one had been found the crew were stood down at 16:35 although the land based searches continued. Lifeboat crew. Andy Pomeroy, Helmsman, with Kevin John and Yorkie Lomas crew. Shore crew. Jim Brent, Jerry Gilby, Lee Darch and Chris Tracey.


Request Received 2:04pm
Time at incident 2 hour, 9 minutes
Time to recovery 2 hour, 31 minutes
Back on Service 5:30pm


Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction Southeast
Wind Strength 7-10 knots

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