Scarborough Lifeboat Station Callouts 2020

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No.
Date
Local TIme
Boat
Description
29
28/09/2020
13.28
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew was tasked by Humber Costguard to assist in recovering a man who had fallen between two boats in the outer harbour. Prior to the arrival of the ILB the man had been recovered from the water and was in the care of the ambulance service
28
05/09/2020
12.13
Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Scarborough;s inshore lifeboat to assist two people on a jetski that had broken down in Scarborough's North Bay. The crafr and people were brought savely back to the shore by our volunteer crew.
27
31/08/2020
17.06
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew was called out. Further details will be added if available
26
24/08/2020
00.40
Inshore Lifeboat with its volunteer crew launched to assist with rescue 25 below.

25

23/08/2020
22.15
Humber Coastguard received a call for assistance from a large yacht which was on passage from Inverness to Lowestoft. The position given was approximately six miles North of Scarborough.The problem was that they had caught their propellor on a lobster pot line which due to darkness they had not been able to see and they were stuck fast. Scarborough's allweather lifeboat launched with its crew of six and proceeded to assist. When on scene the crew were able to cut the line to feee the yacht, however, the rope was still round the yachts rudder so the ALB towed the yacht towards Scarborough Harbour. During the tow the ALB crew requested tthat our Inshore lifeboat launched to see if they could free the other line. When they arrived on scene they were able to cut the second rope to free the rudder. The casualty vessel was then towed into Scarborough Harbour and moored up.
24
11/08/2020
19.15
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat was tasked by Humber Costguard to assist in the rescue of a man with a sprained ankle who was on the rocks between Jacksons Bay and Scalby Ness. These are the rocks that can be seen from the Sea Life Centre car park in Scarborough's North Bay. The man was taken on board the ILB, brought to the slipway near to the Sands Complex where he was handed over to Scarborough Coastguard Team.
23
04/08/2020
12.10
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew was tasked by Humber Costguard to rescue a family of three paddleboarders who were being blown out to sea from Cayton Bay. The family were taken on boared the ILB and brought back safely to the shore.
22
31/7/2020
19.02
Humber Coastguard requested the assistance of Scarborough's Inshore lifeboat to assist the Police and Scarborough Coastguard in the search for a missing 10 year old boy. He had entered the water near the Spa Bridge and his parents had subseqently lost sight of him. Our ILB with its volunteer crew conducted a shoreline search. Members of the launch and recovery crew also assisted in the search. The casualty was located near the Vincent Pier (Lighthouse Pier) he was found laying on his back with his arms and legs spread out calling for help. He had by this time been missing for about one hour. Our ILB crew pulled him from the water and brought him back to the lifeboat station wher he was checked over by paramedics re-united with his parents and taken to Scarborough Hospital for a check up.. We understand that he had been watching the BBC series Saving Lives st Sea which follow the lifesaving work of RNLI volunteers where the message FLOAT TO LIVE is actively promoted and he had followed the information as a result the outcome was one 10 year old boy saved.
21
13/7/2020
20.06

Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat launched on service. at 20.06 with its volunteer crew after having been tasked to assist a Kyaker who had fallen out and was unable to get back in. Soon after launching the situation had been resolved without lifeboat assistance, our lifeboat was released and returned to station at 20.22 to be made ready for its next service.

20
11/7/2020
14.44
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A Scarborough Lifeboat was paged at 14.44 Further detail will be added when available.

19
3/7/2020
17.37

Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat launched on service. at 17.37. with its volunteer crew It returned to station at 18.14. Further details will be added when available.

18
26/6/2020
11.54

Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat launched on service. at 11.54 and are currently working with Scarborough Coastguard and the Police conducting a search. The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station at 13.14 hours.

17
25/6/2020
08.42

Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat launched on service. at 08.42 They were tasked by Humber Coastguard along with Scarborough Coastguards following a report they had received of an object floating in the South Bay. On arrival it was found to be a seal. The ILB stood down and returned to station where they arrived at 08.58. For interest this was the fourth incident that Scarborough lifeboats and Scarborough Coastguard had responded to within the past 24 hours.

16
24/6/2020
23.50

Scarborough Allweather Lifeboat launched on service at 23.50. She was also tasked to assist in the search. After the person had been located she was also stood down and returned to station arriving about 01.00.

15
24/6/2020
23.29
Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat launched on service at 23.29 with its volunteer crew .She was tasked to assist Scarborough Coastguard in the search for a missing person The person was found ashore The ILB was then stood down and returned to station at 01.10.
14
24/6/2020
17.30

Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Scarborough Inshore Lifeboat to search for two kyakers who had been reported missing. They eventually were located and the ILB returned to station

13
22/6/2020
17.58
Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Scarborough Allweather Lifeboat, Filey Allweather Lifeboat, Filey Inshore Lifeboat and Rescue Helicopter 912 together with Scarborough and Filey Coastguard Teams following reception of a distress beacon. A thorough search was being conducted with nothing being found. Humber Coastguard having received further information terminated the search and stood all assets down. Scarborough Lifeboat returned to station to be recovered at 19.35. Further information:.. It is undetstood that the beacon was inland and that the activation was accidental. Incident put down as an accidental false alarm.
12
15/6/2020
10.00
Scarborough's Allweather Lifeboat and Bridlington's Allweather Lifeboats were paged by Humber Coastguard and launched quickly to assist in the search for the crew of a F15C Eagle aircraft from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk which is believed to have crashed about 74 miles off the Yorkshire Coast. Many other vessels have responded to assist with the search which is ongoing. It is with regret that we have to advise that the body of the Pilot has been recovered and the search called off.. Scrboroough Lifeboat was stood down and returned to Scarborough arriving around 22.00hours, 12 hours after it had been launched. Our thoughts are with the family of the pilot at this time.
11
31/05/20
23.06

Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Scarborough's Inshore Lifeboat to assist the Police and Scarborough Coastguard. in the search for a missing persn. The ILB crew conducted a thorugh search of the area between Holbeck to the south of Scarborough and Scalby Mills to the north. The crew did not find anyone and they were stood down arond 02.00.

10
31/05/20
15.06

Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Scarborough's Inshore Lifeboat to assist the Police and Scarborough Coastguard. The Police were trying to apprehend a person who went into the sea. When on scene the crew of the ILB spoke with the person and eventually got him on board the ILB and returned him to the beach where he was handed over to the Police.

ONE VERY TROUBLING PART OF THIS INCIDENT WAS THE HUGE CROWD OF PEOPLE THAT HAD GATHERED TO WATCH THEY WERE NOT OBSERVING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND IN THE MIDST OF A PHOTOGRAPH THAT THE WEBMASTER HAS SEEN WAS AN RNLI LIFEGUARD WHO WAS DOING THEIR DUTY. PLEASE RESPECT THOSE WHO ARE VOLUNTEERING AND EMPLOYED TO PROVIDE SAFETY COVER.

9
30/05/20
23.31

Scarborough's Allweather lifeboat was called out by Humber Coastguard at 23.31 They were tasked to search for the crew of a vessel which had sunk 95 miles off theYorkshire Coast. They jouned Whitby Lifeboat and Rescue 912. All three made best speed to the area. The Coastguard service had been alerted to the incident when they received an EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) activation. This EPIRB was instrumental in saving the lives of the 3 crew members. EPIRB's transmit a signal which is received by a satellite which then down links to the Coastguard giving a position of where the casualty is located. The 3 crew members from the casualty were picked up by another vessel in the area, transferred to Whitby Lifeboat and returned to the safety of Whitby Harbour. Scarborough Lifeboat was released from the rescue as the casualties were safely onboard another vesel, they returned to Scarborough arriving around 02.30

REMEMBER CHECK YOUR SAFETY EQUIPMENT BEFORE YOU SAIL IT COULD SAVE YOUR LIVES, RESPECT THE WATER NOT EVERY LIFE CAN BE SAVED

8
27/05/20
17.40

Scarborough's Inshore lifeboat was called out by Humber Coastguard at 17;40 to assist the Police and Coastguard in the search for a missing person. The ILB crew conducted a shoreline searcn from Scalby Mills North to Cloughton during the second search of the area one of the lifeboat crew spotted the casualty and passed the details to the Coastguard. The casualty was recovered and the ILB was released and retured to sttion to e made ready for the next service.

7
23/05/20
15.20
Scarborough's allweather lifeboat was called out by Humber Coastguard after a small fishing vessel which was sufering a mechanical failure had called requesting assistance. Our allweather lifeboat launched with a crew of 6 and proceeded to the casualty a small fishing boat with one person on board.. The casualty was located about half a mile out from the station so the lifeboat reached the casualty very quickly. A tow was established and the caualty brought back to the safety of Scarborouh Harbour at 15.49.. The casualty was moored up in the harbour and the lifeboat returned to the station was recovered on to its carriage washed down and made ready for its next service.
6
21/05/20
14.37
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat was tasked by Humber Coastguard to an incident in the Cayton Bay area where a small boat had been reported in difficulty. The ILB launched at 14.37 and proceeded to Cayton Bay. When on scene the vessel was found to be not in difficulty and the The lifeboat returned to station at 15.05 callout teated as a false alarm with good intent.
5
26/04/20
17.10
Scarborough's inshore lifeboat was tasked by Humber Coastguard to assist a small fishing boat with mechanical difficulties . Our ILB launched quickly, when on scene were able to assist the casualty by towing them back to the safety of Scarborough Harbour
4
10/04/20
02.48
Humber Coastguard received a call from the fishing vessel Boy Christopher. They had suffered a mechanical failure and requested assistance. Scarborough all weather lifeboat launched at 03.19 and proceeded to the Boy Christopher. They arrived with the casualty about 03.40. A tow was established and the casualty was then towed back to Scarborough Harbour arriving about 05:40.
3
31/03/20
04.29
Tasked to a 28 metre Fishing vessel Alcado, The Alcado a new boat built in 2020 is a Scallop Dredger who was approximately 15 miles East of Scarborough. She was dsabled having a net caught round her propellor. As her draught (amount of boat under the water) is 4.8 metres and due to the current sea conditions Humber Coastguard decided that a commercial tug was tasked to tow the casualty to safety. As the boat was not in imminant danger Humber Coastguard stood Scarborough Lifeboat down and it returned to the beach,aat about 06.50 hours, was recovered and made ready for the next service.
3
10/03/20
13.32
Tasked to report of person in the water. Prior to launch person came out ILB stood down
2
01/03/20
16.55
Tasked to report of person in the water South Bay. Prior to launch person came out ILB stood down
1
20/01/20
14.35
Tasked to assist a vessel with mehanical problems, towed to Scarborough Harbour