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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 14
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard,
CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, CGOC = Coast Guard Operations Centre, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat,
ML = Motor Launch, FV = Fishing Vessel, PB = Power Boat, 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.
22118 15/01/2018 NCI Skegness CG requested any sighting of missing person. CRT and helo deployed. No contact on camera or w/k's search. Later info indicated casevac earlier. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 1033
22089 14/01/2018 NCI Nells Point CG requested visual check on teenagers cut off by tide. LB attended to investigate but later they were reported to have waded ashore. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 937
22112 13/01/2018 NCI Charmouth Reported two MoPs to CG in danger of tidal cut-off. ILB and CRT attended but no one found. nfa NCI Yes Yes 854
22246 11/01/2018 NCI Polruan CG requested visual search for FV reported disabled. Not seen from Lookout but AWLB found it close to shore and towed it in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 723
22072 10/01/2018 NCI Porthcawl Relayed poor communications from disabled RIB to CG. ILB attended to tow in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 657
21969 07/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of beached dolphin to CG and Marine Life Rescue. CRT also attended NCI No Yes n/n
21926 07/01/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported capsized yacht to CG. Updated as lifeboats recovered casualties and towed vessel in. NCI Yes Yes 451
21915 07/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported submerged object, possibly a dinghy, to CG. ILB failed to locate target. nfa NCI Yes Yes 464
21908 05/01/2018 NCI Lee-on-the-Solent Investigated MoP report of abandoned beached dinghy. Reported to CG who arranged recovery. NCI No Yes 348
21901 04/01/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported suicidal female off pierhead to CG. CRT, police and LB crew attended to recover from sea and casevac to hospital NCI Yes Yes 286
21866 03/01/2018 NCI Portland Bill Reported drifting MV to CG. Updated as tug deployed to tow in. ALB also attended. NCI No Yes 34226
22076 01/01/2018 NCI Teignmouth Reported to CG a semi-submerged object as danger to shipping. LB launched and directed by NCI to target. nfa NCI Yes Yes 00024
21862 01/01/2018 NCI Runton Relayed MoP report of potential suicidal male to CG. CRT attended. Contact lost. nfa NCI No Yes 00041
21842 01/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported stranded unmanned dinghy on beach to CG. ILB attended and local council informed. NCI Yes Yes 28

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