Launch No: 185
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Monday, 26 August 2013
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The Coastguard requested the medical evacuation of a lady with symptoms of a medical condition that had not responded to her usual medication. She was assessed by the RNLI crew and taken from her yacht on a floating Kingswear pontoon to waiting paramedic ambulance crew and Coastguard team on the Kingswear passenger ferry pontoon. Lifeboat crew. Buster Hart, helmsman. Steve Wallis and Lee Darch crew. Launch Crew. Pete Callis, tractor driver. Mark Conroy and Yorkie Lomas crew.


Request Received 12:03pm
Time at incident 21 minutes
Time to recovery 37 minutes
Back on Service 12:50pm


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

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Devon TQ6 9RR

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