Seriously ill female medevacked from boat in the harbour

Launch No: 398
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The seriously ill lady was taken at 2.30am from a large motor cruiser in the harbour to an ambulance on the lower ferry slip.
This was launch 327 of D702 Spirit of the Dart. She will be replaced later today by D838.
Since the Dart lifeboat station re-opened in October 2007 the Dart volunteers have used their D class lifeboat to rescue 644 people and saved 12 lives.


Request Received 2:13am
Time at incident 32 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 9 minutes
Back on Service 3:33am


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction West-Southwest
Wind Strength 4 knots
AIS track of D702 on her last shout.

Map: trackaship universal

Lifeboat Crew

Chris Rampling (Helm)
Crispin Brabner
Stuart Millard

Shore Crew

Buster Hart (Tractor Driver)
Mark Conroy

Deputy Launch Authority

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

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