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Launch No: 168
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 21 February 2013
Location: Home Reach Totnes

A River Link pleasure craft reported an object in the river, possibly a tent, at Long Reach Totnes. The Coastguard requested the inshore lifeboat to investigate. A tent was found floating in the river. The river and banks were searched up to Baltic Wharf and when nothing was found the tent was handed to the mobile Coastguard team. Lifeboat crew; Andy Pomeroy helmsman. Kevin John and Yorkie Lomas crew Launch crew; Pete Callis tractor. Jamie Mathys crew.


Request Received 11:55am
Time at incident 40 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 25 minutes
Back on Service 1:35pm


Sea/River State River Rough
Wind Direction
Wind Strength 22-27 knots

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