Woman reported in the water

Launch No: 167
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The coastguard requested an immediate lauch when a woman was reported to be in the water in the vicinity of the Kingswear Lower ferry slip. The lifeboat had just reached the scene as the Brixham fire crew assisted her from the water by the bridge to the ferry pontoon and the lifeboat was stood down. Lifeboat crew.Buster Hart, helmsman. Yorkie Lomas and Chris Rampling crew. Launch crew. Mark Conroy tractor driver. Kevin Murphy and Mark Strudwick crew.


Request Received 10:54pm
Time at incident 23 hour, 3 minutes
Time to recovery 36 minutes
Back on Service 11:35pm


Sea/River State River Choppy Light rain. Temp 4 degrees C
Wind Direction North-Northwest
Wind Strength 17-21 knots

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