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Incident Summary 2010

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 261
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.
10264 30/12/2010 NCI Mundesley Reported large cylinder adrift danger to navigation. Subsequently lost in fog. NFA NCI No Yes
10263 27/12/2010 NCI Gosport Reported and monitored recovery of two MoP in water from disabled RIB by yacht and police launch. NCI No Yes 5799
10262 24/12/2010 NCI Charlestown Reported large sheep over cliff edge. CG and farmer informed. Sheep recovered by farmer. NCI No Yes 5405
10261 14/12/2010 NCI St Agnes Head CG requested monitoring of recovery by ILB of disabled FV. Towed safely to harbour. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5304
10260 12/12/2010 NCI Rossall Point Reported MoP and dog cut off by tide. ILB launched to recover safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 3416
10259 10/12/2010 NCI Nare Point Reported possible unmanned windsurf board. ILB launched to investigate. Object non-surfboard. NFA NCI Yes Yes 5260
10258 05/12/2010 NCI Worms Head Reported 7 MoPs cut off by tide. ILB launched to ferry ashore safely. NCI Yes Yes 226348
10257 05/12/2010 NCI Teignmouth Reported disabled speedboat. Updated CG that craft had been towed in by FVs NCI No Yes 5214
10256 05/12/2010 NCI Nells Point Reported four MoPs cut off by tide. Two swam ashore LB checked others opting to remain. NCI Yes Yes 4090
10255 01/12/2010 NCI Gosport Reported and monitored recovery of disabled FV by Port Police. NFA NCI No Yes 5597
10254 28/11/2010 NCI Newhaven MRCC requested info on disabled MV. Casualty not in sight. LB towed in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5574
10253 24/11/2010 NCI Newhaven Assisted in monitoring safe recovery of disabled FV by LB MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5539
10252 21/11/2010 NCI Herne Bay Co-operated with CG in safe recovery of disabled FV by LB. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
10251 19/11/2010 NCI Portland Bill Reported large tree in the Race danger to small craft. Assessed as the object reported on 15 Nov. NFA NCI No Yes 5462
10250 15/11/2010 NCI Portland Bill Reported floating object possible small boat. CGHelo and RN tasked. Nothing found by dark. NCI No Yes 5427
10249 08/11/2010 NCI Nare Point Reported upturned dinghy. ILB recovered to beach. NCI Yes Yes 5260
10248 06/11/2010 NCI Worms Head Relayed MoP report of possible missing person. CG attended. Nothing found and stood down. NFA NCI No Yes 223982
10247 06/11/2010 NCI Lyme Bay Assisted by confirming that MoP 999 report of capsized kayak was incorrect. CG attended. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
10246 03/11/2010 NCI Gosport Reported yacht aground to QHM and CG. QHM craft recovered to marina. NCI No Yes 5269
10245 01/11/2010 NCI Whitstable Assisted police in search for lost child. Child found safely. NFA Police No No 10430
10244 30/10/2010 NCI Newhaven Monitored and reported on recovery of disabled yacht by lifeboat. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 223272
10243 24/10/2010 NCI Bass Point Reported drifting dinghy. CG contacted FV who reported it as an old wreck. NFA NCI No Yes 4697
10242 23/10/2010 NCI Stepper Point Reported overturned RIB paddling through surf. MoP retrieved by lifeguards. ILB recalled NCI Yes Yes 22621
10241 21/10/2010 NCI Skegness Reported abandoned seal pup to Seal Rescue facility. Pup recovered to sanctuary. NCI No No
10240 18/10/2010 NCI Newhaven Reported disabled MB and subsequent restarting of engine. Thus no SAR assets launched. NCI No Yes 5099
10239 16/10/2010 NCI Folkestone Advised CG of yacht possibly grounding. LB launched to assist and escort to safety. NCI Yes Yes
10238 16/10/2010 NCI Polruan Assisted in locating disabled MB for Pilot Boat to tow in safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 4592
10236 13/10/2010 NCI Skegness Advised CG that MoP report of distress lights were ship at anchor. Thus SAR assets not deployed. NCI No Yes 221769
10237 10/10/2010 NCI Gosport CG requested info and monitoring of recovery of disabled MB by Gosport rescue. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4997
10235 10/10/2010 NCI Gosport Reported and monitored recovery of disabled MB by Portsea Rescue. NFA NCI Yes Yes 4993
10234 10/10/2010 NCI Nells Point Reported multiple dinghy capsizes. LB launched to stand-by. Other dinghies righted. Incident closed NCI Yes Yes 3600
10233 06/10/2010 NCI Nells Point Reported drifting buoy as danger to shipping. Buoy recovered by Trinity House vessel. NFA NCI No No
10232 04/10/2010 NCI Newhaven Assisted in identifying possible search vessel for dog lost in water. Dog recovered. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 4887
10231 03/10/2010 NCI Charlestown Clarified MoP report of swimmer in danger as not being an incident. CG Mobile stood down. MCA/HMCG No Yes 4370
10230 03/10/2010 NCI Rame Head Relayed MoP report of lost dog. CG Mobile attended located dog and returned to owner. NFA NCI No Yes 4376
10229 03/10/2010 NCI Torbay Reported downed wind-surfer and monitored until safely ashore. NCI No Yes 4362
10228 02/10/2010 NCI Prawle Point Assisted in locating cliff casualty for casevac by CROs to hospital. MCA/HMCG No Yes 4351
10227 01/10/2010 NCI Prawle Point CG requested monitoring of canoes in strong breeze. Reported progress until out of sight. MCA/HMCG No Yes 4339
10226 26/09/2010 NCI Prawle Point Monitored and reported on progress of assistance by LB to MB taking water. MB beached safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 219817
10225 25/09/2010 NCI Skegness Reported safe landing of capsized kayakers. SAR assets not launched in spite of MoP reports. NCI No Yes 219672

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