RNLI - Barmouth Lifeboat Station

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Barmouth Lifeboat station

2019 Callouts

 

 

                            

 

Date
2019

ALB

ILB

Incident

 

Outcome

 

24 Feb
11.48 am

ALB

 

Launched to fishing boat with engine trouble 20 miles out, 2 pob.

 

Towed towards St Tudwal’s and handed over to Pwllheli lifeboat.

 

23 March

 

ILB

Person in tender reported Penrhyn point

 

Stood by

 

21 April

 

ILB

2 Persons on rocks at Llanaber

 

Stood by

 

21 April

 

ILB

3 Persons on sandbank opposite station

 

Stood by until safe

 

20.May
10.38

 

ILB

Report of man entering water fully     clothed.

 

Further investigation established that man was a fisherman – stood down.

 

13.June

 

ILB

Report of dinghy in main channel

 

Dinghy empty, no one in water - returned to station

 

21 June 10.23 am

 

ILB

Kayaker in difficulties off Talybont

 

On arrival kayaker reported safely ashore, checked over and returned to station

 

23 July

 

ILB

Missing child – Shell Island

 

Launched but stood down when child found

 

31 July

 

ILB

Fire reported while Network Rail working on bridge

 

Stood by in case needed. Fire extinguished  by local Fire Service. Stood down.

 

13 August
10.30pm

ALB

 

250 ton Fishing vessel 15m S of causeway buoy

 

Towed to 18 miles off Fishguard and handed tow over to Fishguard ALB. Returned at 6.15 am.

 

19 August

 

ILB

Woman in water off Caerddaniel Caravan site

 

Stood down – holidaymaker brought her ashore

 

19 Aug
15.42

 

ILB

Two children reported in water near Caerddaniel

 

Stood down – children reported out of water before launch.

 

22 Aug
20.54

 

ILB

HMCG concerned for safety of 8 or 9 swimmers in estuary opposite Mawddach Crescent.  5 mins later CG reported all casualties safe and accounted for.

 

Stood down before ILB reached waterline

 

24 Aug
10.14

 

ILB

Blue/white Shetland cruiser 4 pob one mile off Sunnysands

 

ILB towed casualty back to Sunnysands.

 

26 Aug
11.03

 

ILB

Concern about a 12 year-old in water near Caerddaniel. 

 

Shoreline search conducted – child reported out of water and safe

 

8 Sept
12.35 am

ALB

 

HMCG received Mayday from yacht   but comms lost before actual location could be given.
Barmouth ALB and Abersoch Atlantic launched.
Fishing trawler then located and reported yacht further south of original location.

 

 

Abersoch and Barmouth boats stood down at 2.00 am.

Newquay ALB launched, located vessel and established a tow, then transferred to Aberystwyth Atlantic 85 who towed yacht to Aberystwyth Marina at 8.45am.

 

5 Oct
2.46 pm

 

ILB

10m RIB off Sunbeach caravan site with 5 pob – engine failure

 

Towed to Fairbourne creek (where boat is usually moored)

 

24 Oct
4.05 pm

 

ILB

Injured Jet skier on rocks near Sunnysands

 

Assisted HMCG – took jetskier back to shore on stretcher

 

6 Nov
11.32pm

 

ALB

 

Fishing vessel broken down 20 miles off Aberdyfi

 

Towed to Aberdyfi.