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

1998 Service Record Total - 21 Launches													AWB = All Weather (Big/Mersey) Lifeboat   ILB = Inshore (Inflatable) Lifeboat <<Full Service Detail are not available for 1998>>

Call No

Day

Date

Time

Service Detail

Lifeboats Launched

1

Sun

Feb-15

4.23pm

Six persons trapped in refuge box on Holy Island Causeway. Four airlifted by helicopter, two rescued by Inshore Lifeboat.

 ILB only.

2

Fri

Mar-06

3.54am

2,800 tonne Container Ship "Canopus 1" aground on rocks at Longstone. Gave assistance and stood by vessel till she refloated herself. Escorted to safe shipping channel after establishing ship's hull to be sound.

Both Lifeboats

3

Fri

Mar-13

3.45pm

ILB to Holy Island Causeway to report of stranded car, driver missing, object in water. Search made, two adults and two children found safe and well in Village Hall.

ILB only

4

Tue

Apr-28

8.14pm

MFV "Golden Girl" on fire, 3 crew abandoning ship to life rafts 19 miles off shore, - MAYDAY. Crew uplifted by helicopter, one with burns - all flown to hospital. Lifeboat crew attempted to fight fire, but vessel sank due to fire damage.

Mersey Lifeboat

5

Sat

May-16

8.14pm

Youth, 16yrs, on pedal cycle reported stranded on Holy Island Causeway. ILB taken by road - not required, youth found safe and well by refuge box - tide receding - taken home by Coastguard !

ILB Only

6

Sun

May-24

5.49pm

Boat capsized in Beadnell Bay. ILB cancelled prior to launch.

ILB Only

7

Tue

Jun-09

3.19pm

Four canoeists reported in difficulty in rough seas on Farne Islands. Offshore Lifeboat rescued one, others refused assistance.

Mersey Lifeboat

8

Sun

Jul-19

11.26am

ILB to Bamburgh Golf Course, assist paramedics re woman fallen with broken leg.

ILB Only

9

Thu

Aug-06

4.41pm

ILB to capsized speed boat off Beadnell. Two boats found in difficulties, towed / escorted to Beadnell, six persons landed safely.

ILB Only

10

Sun

Aug-09

4pm

Two dive boats broken down and in difficulties off Farne Islands, offshore lifeboat recalled prior to launch on beach !

Both Lifeboats

11

Tue

Aug-11

10.29pm

Multiple red flare reports off Dunstanburgh Castle / Beadnell Bay area. Extensive search by lifeboat and coastguards, nothing found.

Both Lifeboats

12

Thu

Aug-22

4.28pm

Two missing divers from Dive Rib "Zabata", diving on "Athol Duke" wreck. Area searched by both lifeboats and RAF helicopter. Two divers found by helicopter one and half miles south of dive site, dive rib escorted to Beadnell by lifeboat.

Both Lifeboats

13

Sun

Aug-23

3.50pm

Two persons trapped in vehicle on Holy Island Causeway. ILB and Offshore Lifeboat (to support Inshore Boat due to choppy sea conditions) diverted from publicity visit to Beadnell Yacht Club. Persons found safe and well on the island after a search. Initial concern for ILB, due to radio problems - all well, lifeboats returned to station.

Both Lifeboats

14

Sun

Sep-06

12.10pm

Dive Boat "Reva" broken down off Seahouses harbour, 5 persons on board. Towed to Seahouses and landed divers.

Both Lifeboats

15

Sun

Sep-06

2.54pm

Search for missing divers off Northern Hares, Farne Islands. Found by trip boat, dive boat escorted back to Seahouses by Lifeboat.

Both Lifeboats

16

Sun

Sep-13

8.01am

To vessel adrift off Holy Island, found to have crew aboard, lifeboat recalled. 

Both Lifeboats

17

Mon

Sep-21

8.23am

Man overboard from small fishing craft, half a mile north of Castle Point, Holy Island. Man rescued by another fishing vessel, Lifeboats gave assistance.

Both Lifeboats

18

Wed

Oct-07

3.45pm

Car stranded on Holy Island Causeway, two persons on board. Both winched off by helicopter, one elderly. Assistance given by ILB.

ILB Only

19

Wed

Oct-07

6.21pm

"MAYDAY" from vessel with two persons on board, reported to be sinking off Farne Islands in rough seas. Radio contact lost. Extensive search by Lifeboat and RAF Helicopter - Nothing found - Believed to be a hoax call (Children with access to a VHF radio). 

Mersey Lifeboat

20

Sat

Oct-17

10.50am

Assistance call from vessel "Promised Land" reporting a missing diver, from party diving on the wreck of the "Somali", off Beadnell. ea conditions very rough and deteriating with strong winds gusting gale force. Area searched by helicopter and lifeboat, diver found by helicopter and landed at Seahouses. Vessel escorted to Seahouses by lifeboat.

Mersey Lifeboat

21

Sun

Oct-25

3.43pm

Another car stranded on Holy Island Causeway, after returning to collect child's coat. Man, woman and child rescued from Refuge Box by ILB and taken to local hotel.

ILB Only

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