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Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station

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

2000 Service Record Total - 23 Launches													AWB = All Weather (Big/Mersey) Lifeboat   ILB = Inshore (Inflatable) Lifeboat

Call No

Day

Date

Time

Service Detail

Lifeboats Launched

1

Mon

Feb-21

11.32am

Coble "Supreme" taking water 5 miles south east of Craster, and rope around prop. Lifeboat recalled after casualty taken in tow to Amble, by fishing vessel "Violet Stephenson", and leak brought under control. All crew safe and well.

Mersey Lifeboat

2

Mon

Mar-06

2.09pm

Motor vehicle stranded on Holy Island Causeway - Female driver, 61yrs, in refuge box - described as frail. Rescued and taken to Holy Island.

ILB only

3

Sat

Apr-08

5.02pm

Small 4m Rib broken down 1 mile off Seahouses. Two person on board. Towed to Seahouses.

ILB only

4

Sat

Apr-15

1.35pm

Distress signal [orange smoke] reported by MV "St Cuthbert II", near North Sunderland Buoy. Small GRP craft with o/b engine failure, 2 persons on board. Towed by lifeboat to Seahouses, and landed persons.

Mersey Lifeboat

5

Sun

Apr-16

1.22pm

Two persons stranded in Refuge Box, Holy Island Causeway. Reported as wet and very cold. ILB sent by sea, landed two. Taken to Berwick Infirmary by ambulance as a precautionary measure. SCT 0859-1456hr.

ILB Only

6

Sun

Apr-23

1pm

A 5m fibre glass speedboat broken down off Swedman Buoy, 1 ½m N/E of Seahouses. Four adults and two children aboard. Towed to Seahouses.

ILB Only

7

Wed

May-10

8.15am

"PAN-PAN" Distress Call from Yacht "Renaissance" aground in the Kettle, 11 persons on board. Yacht broke free before arrival of Lifeboats, continued to Blyth, after advice from the Coxswain.

Both Lifeboats

8

Mon 

May-29

12.36pm

Car stranded on Holy Island Causeway. Landed Occupants 

 ILB only.

9

Mon

May-29

12.38pm

Missing diver off Longstone, area searched and diver found. Landed safely by lifeboat. Mersey only (ILB already on service !)

Mersey Lifeboat

10

Thu

Jun-22

4.30pm

Two windsurfers reported in difficulty off Beadnell by DLA. Inshore Lifeboat launched, recalled after surfers reached shore unaided. 

 ILB only.

11

Thu

Jul-20

5.31pm

Member of the public reported a dingy adrift in Beadnell Bay. ILB and helo attended - found to be a buoyancy aid.

ILB only

12

Sun 

Jul-23

5.43pm

Dive rib with 5 persons on board (Fell Divers from Newcastle) reported via a mobile phone to a shore contact that they were broken down with engine failure and a flat battery. They requested Lifeboat assistance. As the Lifeboat left the harbour, it came across the casualty under tow. None had advised the Coastguard !

Mersey Lifeboat

13

Sun

Aug-03

2.48pm

Three persons and a small child stranded on Holy Island Causeway, Mother and 16 month old child landed by ILB from Refuge Box, two males landed by Rescue Helicopter.

Both Lifeboats (Already on exercise)

14

Sun

Aug-03

4.14pm

Woman refusing to re-board passenger boat "Golden Gate" at Longstone Island,  (Panic attack ?). Taken aboard Lifeboat with two boys and a male. Landed safely at Seahouses.

Mersey Lifeboat

15

Fri

Aug-18

8.02am

Confused call for assistance from Dutch Yacht "Hiri" - problem with anchor - Fouled? At Holy Island - ALB launched, and located casualty, no longer in difficulty and under way !.

Mersey Lifeboat

16

Thu

Aug-24

9.55am

Yacht "Sulomar" with fouled propeller in the Kettle, Farne Islands with two on board. Towed back to Seahouses. 

Mersey Lifeboat

17

Mon

Aug-28

2.02pm

Two adults and 4yr old stranded on Holy Island Causeway. Landed by Inshore Lifeboat.

ILB Only

18

Mon

Aug-28

7.07pm

Inflatable RIB - "PAN-PAN" call, broken down one mile off Seahouses. One POB. Towed back to harbour. 

ILB Only

19

Wed

Aug-30

4.03pm

Three boys aged 12,13 & 14yrs, washed off Seahouses breakwater, rescued by Lifeboat and landed safely. 

ILB Only

20

Thu

Aug-31

4.01pm

Two cars reported stranded on Holy Island Causeway. ILB taken by road, also RAF Helo but cars located on the Island - False Alarm, good intent.

ILB Only

21

Wed

Sep-06

12.44pm

Yacht "Limershem" calls for assistance, dragging anchor in Newton Haven, with two crew aboard. Towed back to Seahouses by ALB.

Both Lifeboats

22

Sat

Sep-30

1.29am

Yacht "Rough Diamond" aground at Holy Island, in thick fog. Three persons aboard. Yacht located with difficulty, and towed clear to Seahouses.

Both Lifeboats

23

Fri

Oct-13

11.15am

Dive rib "Deep Blue" with 11 persons on board (all from Newcastle Dive Instructors Club) sent out a "MAYDAY" after hitting rocks, holing their craft, damaging their engines, and persons reported in the water. Local boats and Berwick & Seahouses Lifeboats launched, and R.131 helo. Vessel taken in tow by "Golden Promise" and escorted to Seahouses. No medical assistance required. 

Both Lifeboats

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