Launch after report of dog fallen fromn cliffs

Launch No: 207
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Location: Little Dartmouth. Start Bay

A dog had fallen from the cliffs at Little Dartmouth. The lifeboat crew liaised with the Coastguard Dog Rescue Team ashore and found the dog at the foot of the cliffs. Unfortunately the dog had been killed by the fall and the crew brought the dog back to the Higher Ferry slip to hand over to the Coastguard team. Lifeboat crew. Yorkie Lomas and Steve Wallis. Helmed by Jamie Mathys. Shore crew. Simon Amphlett, tractor driver. Pete Callis crew.


Request Received 12:09pm
Time at incident 14 minutes
Time to recovery 56 minutes
Back on Service 1:15pm


Sea/River State Moderate Chop
Wind Direction West
Wind Strength 2 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Jamie Mathys (Helm)
Yorkie Lomas
Steve Wallis

Shore Crew

Simon Amphlett (Tractor Driver)
Pete Callis

Deputy Launch Authority

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