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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 12
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.
23764 19/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported disabled MB to CG. Updated when she regained power and continued into harbour. NCI No Yes n/n
23763 09/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting yacht to CG. Monitored and updated when she regained power. NCI No Yes 10542
23762 21/04/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of stranded shark to CG. Updated when shark regained water. NCI No Yes 8579
23299 10/04/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual watch on drifting unmanned MB. Updated when taken under tow by RIB to HM buoy MCA/HMCG No Yes 7428
23133 02/04/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of paddle boarder reported 'in difficulty' by MoP. Target sighted and confirmed to CG as not in trouble. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 6717
23103 29/03/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual search for swimmer reportedly 'in difficulty'. Initial sighting turned out to be a barrel. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 6308
22899 22/03/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported dangerous flotsam to CG. Updated as it drifted out. NCI No Yes n/n
22856 26/02/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of windsurfer reported in difficulty. Updated when surfer returned to shore. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
22653 24/02/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of drifting kayak to CG. CRT tasked to recover it. NCI No Yes 3699
21915 07/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported submerged object, possibly a dinghy, to CG. ILB failed to locate target. nfa NCI Yes Yes 464
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
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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