Search for missing woman

Launch No: 156
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Location: Steamer Quay. Totnes

The Coastguard requested a launch to search from Steamer Quay, Totnes, for a missing 50 year old female. As the crew were passing Blackness Point she was located ashore and the lifeboat was stood down. Lifeboat crew. Buster Hart, Helmsman. Darren Hopley and Chris Rampling crewmen. Launch crew. Monty Halls, Tractor driver.


Request Received 11:09pm
Time to recovery 31 minutes
Back on Service 11:55pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West
Wind Strength 8 knots

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Devon TQ6 9RR

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