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Incident Summary 2008

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 147
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, MRCC = Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre,
HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard, CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat, ML = Motor Launch,
FV = Fishing Vessel, PWC = Personal Water Craft ("Jet Ski"), RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat, VLCC = Very Large Crude Carrier,
UKBF = UK Border Force
Incident No. Date of Incident Station Name Incident Summary Initiated by Lifeboat involved MCA MCA No.
8148 02/12/2008 NCI Mundesley Monitored radio traffic re manoverboard from ferry. NFA MCA/HMCG No No
8147 16/11/2008 NCI Herne Bay Co-operated with CG to arrange tow of disabled vessel by LB. Towed o port no injuries. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
8146 15/11/2008 NCI Mundesley Reported MoP report of object in sea. NFA NCI No Yes
8145 13/11/2008 NCI Mundesley Reported MoP report to police of vandalism to shelter. Police file ref. CR58100/08/2. NFA NCI No No
8144 05/11/2008 NCI Boscastle Co-operated with CG to assist in rescue of dog over cliff. Presumed rescued after Station closed. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 142763
8143 02/11/2008 NCI Mundesley Co-operation with CG re vessel near Gas terminal. Identified as RN sheltering ! NFA Police No Yes
8142 02/11/2008 NCI Hornsea Reported surfer in distress. Rescued by jetskiers. SVLB team treated and ambulance attended. NCI No Yes
8141 01/11/2008 NCI Prawle Point Assisted positioning of disabled yacht and monitored tow by ILB to Salcombe. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4243
8140 30/10/2008 NCI Rossall Point Reported youths injuring cyclist with firework. Police Ambulance and Fire Bde. Attended. NCI No No
8139 20/10/2008 NCI Folkestone Co-operated with Police re stolen car over cliff edge. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
8138 18/10/2008 NCI Southend Reported kite surfer tangled in boom. LB attended and landed swimmers ashore. NFA NCI Yes Yes 3306
8137 12/10/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported 2 MoP and dogs cut off by tide. CG and ILB attended to land potential casualties safely NCI Yes Yes 3092
8136 12/10/2008 NCI Nells Point Monitored 2 MoP cut off by tide wading ashore and reported their safe arrival ashore. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 83084
8135 11/10/2008 NCI Nells Point Monitored 4 MoP cut off by tide. Lifeboat brougt them ashore. NFA NCI Yes No 140605
8134 03/10/2008 NCI Worms Head Assisted injured MoP. CG and Air Ambulance tasked. Casualty flown to A&E. NCI No Yes 2997
8133 29/09/2008 NCI Prawle Point Relayed MoP report of abandoned clothing and dinghy. CG and ILB attended. Assessed as 'old'. NFA NCI Yes Yes
8132 28/09/2008 NCI Teignmouth Reported jetskis in collision.CG paramedic LB and helo launched.One casevac to A&E one in shock. NCI Yes Yes 3801
8131 27/09/2008 NCI Worms Head Reported two MoP cut off by tide. Cliff Rescue and ILB attended. MoP landed by ILB. NFA NCI Yes Yes 2939
8130 26/09/2008 NCI Portland Bill Monitored yacht disabled off PBL. SMIT craft tasked but craft made harbour when tide turned NCI No Yes 4251
8129 24/09/2008 NCI Mundesley MoP handed in 8 inch knife from beach. Delivered to police station. NFA NCI No No
8128 19/09/2008 NCI Skegness Reported possible liferaft adrift. CG and ILB tasked. ILB though thought object to be small boat. NFA NCI Yes Yes
8127 18/09/2008 NCI Teignmouth Reported capsized speedboat. ILB towed to shore. No casualties. NFA NCI Yes Yes 3657
8126 16/09/2008 NCI Nells Point Reported large tree and flotsam danger to vessels. NCI No Yes 2804
8125 16/09/2008 NCI Nells Point Reported long plastic pipe and drum danger to small craft. LB attended to recover. NCI Yes Yes 2802
8124 14/09/2008 NCI Felixstowe Reported red flare from small boat. ILB attended and established flare fired in error. NFA NCI Yes Yes
8123 13/09/2008 NCI Prawle Point Clarified posit of MC with u/s engine to CG and monitored tow by FV and Harbour Launch. NCI No Yes 3567
8122 12/09/2008 NCI Prawle Point Clarified position of yacht with u/s engine to CG and monitored tow in by Harbour Launch. NCI No Yes 3560
8121 11/09/2008 NCI Skegness Reported downed kitesurfer. CG requested continue observation. Surfer gained shore. NFA NCI No Yes
8120 07/09/2008 NCI Nells Point Assisted in recovery of manoverboard from yacht (Boom strike). Casualty lifted by helo but DOA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 2759
8119 03/09/2008 NCI Rossall Point Reported live gas bottle on beach. Fire Brigade attended to remove. NFA NCI No No
8118 02/09/2008 NCI Exmouth Assisted in recovery of disabled yacht with description etc. ILB towed in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4065
8117 01/09/2008 NCI Exmouth Co-operation with MRCCs and Hbr Mstr to locate dinghy with 4 MoP. Located ashore at Lyme Regis MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3400
8116 31/08/2008 NCI Rossall Point Reported live leaking gas bottle on beach. Fire Brigade and Environmental Health attended. NFA NCI No No
8115 31/08/2008 NCI Charlestown Reported MoP in possible danger. LBs attended. False alarm with good intent. NFA NCI Yes Yes 3391
8114 31/08/2008 NCI Portland Bill Corrected position of dive boat with casualty to CG. Helo attended to lift to hospital. NCI No Yes 4041
8113 30/08/2008 NCI Prawle Point Reported disabled RIB and monitored recovery by ILB updating CG NCI Yes Yes 3367
8112 27/08/2008 NCI Polruan CG requested monitoring of disabled FV. Towed in by yacht OWL. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
8111 25/08/2008 NCI Mundesley Relayed MoP report of possible mine ashore. CG and Police informed. NFA NCI No Yes
8110 22/08/2008 NCI Bass Point Relayed faint radio traffic from disabled FV off Manacles Reef. ILB attended to tow in. NCI Yes Yes 3226
8109 21/08/2008 NCI Portland Bill Reported dismasted yacht in Race. Helo on scene as yacht fired flares. Local press coverage. NCI No Yes

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