Man adrift near Mew Stone

Launch No: 66
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Friday, 11 June 2010
Location: Dart Estuary

A small boat with one person on board had broken down by the Mew Stone in the Dart Estuary. The Coastguard helicopter was on exercise in the area and stood by the casualty until the Dart Inshore Lifeboat had attached a tow. The vessel was towed back to its berth on the Kingswear side of the river at Hoodown.


Request Received 7:25pm
Time at incident 9 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 35 minutes
Back on Service 9:08pm


Sea/River State Slight
Wind Direction Northwest
Wind Strength 4-10 knots

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