Exmouth RNLI (PR100818 Lifeboat Administration Officer recruitment)

Photo: PR100818 Exmouth Lifeboat Management Group (L -R): Community Safety Officer, Dave Littlefield;

Shop Manager, Pat Atkinson;

Station Mechanic, Andy Stott;

Lifeboat Operations Manager, Kevin Riley;

Chair, Simon Davidson;

Lifeboat Press Officer, Emma Tarling;

Fundraising Chair, Don Hodgkinson.

A vacancy has arisen at Exmouth lifeboat station to recruit a volunteer to join their team to help save lives at sea, by providing co-ordination and administration as a key part of the Lifeboat Management Group (LMG).

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Volunteers rescue two men in demasted yacht in centre of Lyme Bay

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PR280718-1 The casualty vessel with a broken mast, 18 miles south of Lyme Regis

(Credit: Exmouth RNLI)

PR280718-2 View from casualty vessel of R and J Welburn in the waves

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PR280718-3 Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn towing the casualty vessel into West Bay harbour. (Credit: Lyme Bay RIB Charter)

On 28 July at 6.25am, Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn was tasked following a Pan Pan call for help from Lyme Bay at 5.30am, with no further communication.

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Seahouses Lifeboat Call Out interrupts a recruiting day

At 10:51hr on Saturday 28th July 2018, Seahouses Lifeboat Station was in the middle of a crew recruitment day, when their call-out pagers interrupted the event, and the crew had to quickly go into action. UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to try and locate a distress beacon (EPIRB), transmitting in the Beadnell Bay Area. The Lifeboat is equipped with radio direction finding equipment. At this stage it was not known if this was a genuine or accidental operation of the beacon on a vessel.

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SEAHOUSES LIFEBOAT CALLED TO ASSIST AMBULANCE TO REACH SERIOUSLY ILL MALE ON HOLY ISLAND

At 04:34hr on Sunday 15th July 2018, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to assist the North East Ambulance Service to reach an ill male, in need of urgent medical care, on Holy Island. The Causeway was closed by the tide. The next safe crossing time was after 09:00hr. As the ambulance dispatched was from a nearby Ambulance Station, it was directed to Seahouses Lifeboat Station.

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Ladies use Exmouth RNLI’s social media to call for help

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PR110718 George Bearman II recovered to Exmouth lifeboat station after the rescue

 

Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched at 5.47pm on 11 July to two young ladies who were cut off by the tide, east of Orcombe Point. The casualties who were on holiday from Poland, messaged the Exmouth RNLI Facebook page because they were unsure what to do.

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