River search for missing Totnesian

Launch No: 73
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Wednesday, 28 July 2010
Location: River Dart search at Totnes.

The Coastguard requested a search of the Dart at Totnes for a lady who had been reported missing. The lifeboat was requested as she was known to have access to a boat. She returned to the family home and the lifeboat crew were recalled one minute after launching.


Request Received 8:04pm
Time to recovery 8 minutes
Back on Service 8:14pm


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

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Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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