RNLI - Barmouth Lifeboat Station

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Barmouth Lifeboat station

2018 Callouts

 

 

 

Date

ALB

ILB

Incident

Outcome

1

10 Jan
12.33

 

 

ILB

 

Male person on bridge.

Stood by until casualty removed to safety by police

2

10 Feb
9.34

 

ILB

Male waist deep in water in estuary

Launched, stood by, casualty taken to ambulance.

3

12 March

 

ILB

Male person on bridge

Launched and stood by until casualty removed to safety by police.

4

24 March
14.02

 

ILB

Motor boat reported to be stuck in sand and taking on water in harbour.

On arrival, boat had been freed and made its way up creek. Stood down.

5

2 April

 

ILB

Father with two children stuck in mud in harbour

Fisherman freed man and child –

1

19 April

ALB

 

MV Aqua – Engine failure 1 pob

Towed to harbour

6

6 May

 

ILB

Flare spotted on prom – stood down

FA with GI

7

29 May

 

ILB

3 men in a small dinghy – ?alcohol ILB on exercise

Got to shore

8

28 May

 

ILB

Person in dinghy in harbour – 1am!

Helped to shore

2

3 June

ALB

 

Thelma – Sarn Badrig

 

3

16 June

ALB

 

On exercise – jet ski flotilla of 70+

Provided safe passage

9

30 June

 

ILB

15.09 3 missing children – 1509

Found by coastguard

10

30 June

 

ILB

7.55 Report of person in dinghy off promenade

Turned out to be an inflatable unicorn FAWGI

11

24 June

 

ILB

Girl on bodyboard –

father pulled her ashore

12

2 July

 

ILB

Woman in distress on rocks at Sunnysands

Stood down

13

4 July

 

ILB

M/C Equinox taking in water

Towed to harbour

4

7 July

ALB

 

Viking Princess/engine failure 12 pob

Towed to harbour

14

8 July

 

ILB

Report of person in water off Tonfanau

Stood down off Llwyngwril

15

12 July

 

ILB

Yacht Dinadaw in bridge 3 pob

Towed in to harbour

16

14 July

 

ILB

Report of unoccupied dinghy with outboard off promenade

FAWGI boat was moored – so returned to harbour

17

17 July

 

ILB

Yacht Stram off Llwyngwril

Towed in to harbour

18

18 July

 

ILB

Tasked to investigate boat Llwyngwril

Inflatable watermelon!!

5

21 July

ALB

 

Boat on fire in harbour 5 pob

Stood by – no assistance required

19

24 July

 

ILB

Dinghy drifting through bridge

towed to harbour

6

31 July

ALB

 

Launched to assist with shout to 2 men in water at Tywyn beach

Stood down

20

4 August

 

ILB

Report of 2 people in dinghy drifting towards Fairbourne

Boat recovered and returned to beach

21

5 August

 

ILB

Vessel struggling against tide

No assistance required

22

5 August

 

ILB

Tasked to assist dinghy up Fairbourne creek

Occupants all ok

23

10 Aug

 

ILB

Jet skier struggling in harbour

Stood down at water’s edge

24

11 August

 

ILB

Report of female in water off boathouse -

Not required -stood down

25

18 October

 

ILB

4.05 pm Male – Llwyngwril beach

Shoreline search – male in 20s located - delivered into care of local police.

26

28 Oct

 

ILB

8.15 am report of person in water off promenade

Shoreline search for 2 hours – False alarm with good intent.