Search for missing Totnesian

Launch No: 155
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Saturday, 8 September 2012
Location: West bank of Dart. Sharpham to Totnes

A man had been missing from his home in Totnes for a day and a half. The lifeboat crew was tasked to search the west bank of the Dart from Sharpham to Totnes. No one was found and the crew were stood down after the area had been covered. Lifeboat crew; Chris Tracey Helmsman. Andy Pomeroy and Yorkie Lomas crew. Launch crew; Mark Strudwick Tractor driver.


Request Received 12:19pm
Time at incident 1 hour, 23 minutes
Time to recovery 2 hour, 11 minutes
Back on Service 2:45pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction East
Wind Strength 5 knots

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Deputy Launch Authority

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

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