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Launch No: 95
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Sunday, 24 October 2010
Location: Start Bay

The Lifeboat station was informed that a single person in a rib was overdue on passage from Blackpool Sands. As the ILB passed the Dancing Beggars it was reported that the missing person had been located near to Brixham Harbour and was safe and well. No further action was required and the lifeboat returned to her station.


Request Received 4:01pm
Time at incident 10 minutes
Time to recovery 27 minutes
Back on Service 4:35pm


Sea/River State Slight to Moderate
Wind Direction North-Northeast
Wind Strength 11-16 knots

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

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