Exmouth RNLI Lifeboats rescue swimmer in difficulty

Photograph 1 : ILB_2 – Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launches to the rescue Credit : John Thorogood / RNLI

Photograph 2 : Rescue 25_5_20 Marine Traffic – Map of route taken by Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat. Credit : Marine Traffic

Photograph 3: Exmouth ALB launching Credit: RNLI

At 17:11 hrs today, Monday 25 May 2020 Exmouth’s RNLI temporary lifeboats, the Inshore Lifeboat D-755 Peggy D and All Weather Lifeboat 13-33 Bridie O’Shea were alerted by H.M. Coastguard following multiple reports of a swimmer in difficulties off the beach at Budleigh Salterton.

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Exmouth lifeboats launched to assist rowers in difficulty

Photograph : ILB_ALB – Both Exmouth RNLI lifeboats launch to the rescue

At 21:42 hrs yesterday, Saturday 23 May 2020 Exmouth’s RNLI temporary lifeboats, the Inshore Lifeboat D-755 Peggy D and All Weather Lifeboat 13-33 Bridie O’Shea were alerted by H.M. Coastguard to a report of a rowing boat in difficulty on the River Exe.

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AMBULANCE CALL TO HOLY ISLAND AND MEDICAL EVACUATION.

At 17:21hr on Tuesday 12 May 2020, Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was requested to launch by UK Coastguard, to convey an ambulance crew to Holy Island, where there was an elderly female with a head injury, believed to be from a fall. This incident was not Covid-19 related.  Local Coastguards Officers were in attendance, and treating the casualty. The Holy Island Coastguard Team are Co-Responders for the Ambulance Service. The causeway was closed by the tide, with high tide at Seahouses at 19.34hr that day, and 5 minutes later at Holy Island. The tide was still rising, and had the ambulance crew crossed, they would soon be cut off on the island. The Lifeboat crew were paged and the lifeboat was launched, and after arrival of the ambulance crew at Seahouses, made best speed to Holy island in quite rough sea conditions. A squally wind was recording Force 5-7, making the passage uncomfortable for all aboard the lifeboat.

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Exmouth All Weather Lifeboat launched to search for missing diver

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ALB Launch 25 4 20 1 Chris Sims : Exmouth RNLI ALB Bridie O’Shea launches for the search – Credit Chris Sims / RNLI

ALB Launch 25 4 20 2 Chris Sims : Exmouth RNLI ALB Bridie O’Shea launches for the search – Credit Chris Sims / RNLI

ALB Launch 25 4 20 3 Chris Sims : Exmouth RNLI ALB Bridie O’Shea launches for the search – Credit Chris Sims / RNLI

ALB Launch 25 4 20 4 Harry Griffin / RNLI : HMS Tyne assists in the search – Credit Harry Griffin / RNLI

ALB Launch 25 4 20 5 Marine Traffic : The route taken by Exmouth Lifeboat for the search – Credit Marine Traffic

At 15:46hrs today, Saturday 25 April 2020 Exmouth’s RNLI temporary All Weather Lifeboat 13-33 Bridie O’Shea was alerted by H.M. Coastguard to a report of a missing diver four miles off the coast of Seatown, Dorset.

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Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launched to assist grounded vessel

Rescue_05_04_20 Credit Lynne Tregenna Wood.jpg : The Catamaran aground on Pole Sands, Exmouth – Credit Lynne Tregenna Wood

Rescue_05_04_20 Credit Rob Vince RNLI.jpg : Police speak to the two individuals from the vessel – Credit Rob Vince/RNLI

Last evening, Saturday 4 April 2020 Exmouth’s RNLI Inshore Lifeboat George Bearman II was alerted by Exmouth RNLI volunteer crew member, David Preece, to go to the assistance of a vessel sailing erratically on the River Exe where it was seen to collide with a number of buoys.

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AMBULANCE CALL TO HOLY ISLAND.

At 02:05hr on Monday 23 March 2020, Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was requested to launch by UK Coastguard, to convey an ambulance crew to an ill male on Holy island, which was not coronavirus related. The causeway was closed by the tide, with high tide at Seahouses at 02:23hr that day, and 5 minutes later at Holy Island. The crew were paged and the lifeboat was quickly launched to stand by in the harbour, for the arrival of the ambulance.

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SMALL LEISURE BOAT ON ROCKS AT BEADNELL BAY.

Image taken 15 mins
before ILB called.
Quality not good,
from mobile phone
with digital zoom.

At 13:05hr on Friday 13 March 2020, Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat was requested to launch by UK Coastguard, to assist a small 15ft pleasure craft aground on rocks at Beadnell Bay. The boat had been high and dry on the rocks since shortly after launching at Beadnell, and the two occupants were now attempting to re-float the craft on the incoming tide.

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MULTI AGENCY RESPONSE TO 5 PERSONS AND DOG TRAPPED ON HOLY ISLAND CAUSEWAY.

RNLI Seahouses to the rescue once again, this time supported by flank station RNLI Berwick

Image of a previous stranding on the causeway

In addition to easily available local information  on tide times, electronic signs give warnings on the approaches to the causeway

At 12:23hr on Sunday 08 March 2020, UK Coastguards received multiple emergency calls reporting a number vehicles and people trapped on Holy Island Causeway, by the fast incoming tide. One vehicle contained two adults and a 3yr old child, who were starting to panic as the choppy sea was breaking over the windows and had filled the car with sea water.

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Brendan’s ‘Your Guardian Angel’ raises over £1,100 for Exmouth RNLI

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Angel Exmouth FEB29 LR : ‘Your Guardian Angel’ with Artist Brendan Rawlings – Credit : Robin Humphreys/Exmouth RNLI


Jo Susans 1 : ‘Your Guardian Angel’ with RNLI Crew Members – Credit : Jo Susans


Exhibition 29 2 Pat Atkinson : ‘Your Guardian Angel’ on display at Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat Station – Credit : Pat Atkinson/Exmouth RNLI

Devon artist, Brendan Rawlings, of Zen Wood Design, Topsham, who exhibited his life-sized statuette at Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat Station on Saturday, raised £1,187.62 for the lifesaving charity in donations received during the event.

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