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Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station

Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station, Seafield Road, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7SH. Tel: 01665 720370

Call No

Day

Date

Time

Service Detail

Lifeboats Launched

1

Sun

Mar-16

2.45pm

ILB to Holy Island Causeway, persons stranded. 2 adults and 2 children rescued.

ILB

2

Sun

Mar-30

11.30am

Both Lifeboats to Diveboat "C.2" swamped, two overboard, off Gun Rock. ILB gave assistance, Offshore boat recalled.

Mersey Lifeboat

3

Mon

Apr-29

10am

MFV "Golden Boy" in distress, rope around propeller, and collided with "Golden Girl", 30 miles offshore. Towed in by Lifeboat.

Mersey Lifeboat

4

Sun

Jun-08

1.05pm

Two persons in the water off Seahouses Golf Course. Found to be divers, dive boat and other diver missing. Divers rescued, diveboat "Avon Sea Lion" and missing diver found safe, escorted to Seahouses.

Mersey Lifeboat

5

Sat

Jun-14

2pm

Yacht "Voyager" in danger of breaking up off piers, towed to safety by ILB.

ILB only. 

6

Fri

Jun-20

10pm

Yacht "Gigol-Eau" aground in Newton Bay. Towed vessel to deeper water, and stood by vessel in heavy seas. 

Both Lifeboats.

7

Mon

Jul-07

7.45pm

Yacht "Eclipse" aground south of entrance to Holy Island Harbour. Vessel checked and in no danger. Returned at 2pm, stood by till vessel refloated and guided back to safe moorings.  (Twice - returned as tide began to float casualty, to steady yacht.)

Mersey Lifeboat

8

Mon

Jul-14

6.30pm

Fishing vessel "Sapphire" broken down with gearbox failure in Beadnell Bay, 4 persons on board. Towed to Newton Haven.

Mersey Lifeboat

9

Sat

Aug-16

10.10am

Dive Boat "Jaffa" aground on rocks after engine failure, south side of Brownsman Island, 5 divers aboard - requesting IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE. Dive RIB damaged and swamped. Divers transferred to lifeboat by ILB, RIB towed to Seahouses.

Both Lifeboats.

10

Sun

Aug-24

7.35pm

Report of wind surfer firing red flares 1 ½ miles east of harbour. Both lifeboats searched area extensively, nothing found - believed false alarm, good intent.

Both Lifeboats.

11

Sat

Sep-06

10.45am

 "PAN PAN" call from Dive RIB "Clockwork Orange", broken down north east of Pinnacles with six divers on board. Towed to Seahouses, and landed six divers.

Both Lifeboats.

12

Sat

Sep-20

1.50pm

Diver reported missing off Blue Caps, Farne Islands. Both Lifeboats and helicopter searched. Offshore lifeboat had difficulty launching due to state of the tide. Diver found by helicopter, lifeboats recalled. after search.

Both Lifeboats.

13

Thu

Nov-20

3.45pm

Wind surfer reported in difficulty in heavy seas off Holy Island. ILB taken by road, surfer safely ashore before arrival of lifeboat.

ILB only.

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1997 Service Record

Total - 13 Launches             AWB = All Weather (Big/Mersey) Lifeboat   ILB = Inshore (Inflatable) Lifeboat

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