River search for missing person.

Launch No: 24
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Wednesday, 25 February 2009
Location: A search of the river, Lower Ferry to Dartmouth Castle.

The Lifeboat was tasked by the Coastguard to join the search for a missing person. The person was found on shore and the lifeboat was stood down.


Request Received 3:14pm
Time at incident 28 minutes
Time to recovery 36 minutes
Back on Service 3:54pm


Sea/River State Calm
Wind Direction Northwest
Wind Strength 3 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Deputy Launch Authority

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RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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