RNLI - Barmouth Lifeboat Station

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You can find it at:- Out on a Shout

 

Callouts 2010

ALB
 
     
23rd Nov
Fishing Vessel Aqua Three people and craft brought in
     
26th June
Jet Ski One Person and Jet ski brought in
12th June
Injured yachtsman on "Prairie Oyster" While 4 miles out to sea, crewmember of yacht received head injury while practising for three peaks. Crewmember transferred to ALB and returned to Barmouth harbour where he was taken to waiting ambulance.

2nd May

Sea Doo and Jetski in difficulty

3 persons taken on board and Sea doo towed back to Caerddaniel Caravan Park.(see ILB rescue below)

27th March

Ditched aeroplane reported

Searched 4 miles offshore for over 2 hours. Nothing found so stood down and returned to Lifeboat station.
  Additionally, the lifeboat launched on a further 1 occasion to search without resultant outcome or to incidents where others had coped.

ILB

 

   
31st Aug
Powered boat ACORU Four people and craft brought in
30th Aug
Missing Child Others coped
30th Aug
Powered boat Stood by
18th Aug
People stranded on mudbank Stood by
15th Aug
Powered boat BLUE SAPPHIRE Two people and craft brought in
15th Aug
Powered Boat WHYLE Two People and craft brought in
8th Aug
Injured woman aboard Yacht TEALA One person landed
1st Aug
Powered boat Craft brought in
27th Jun
Inflatable Toy Dinghy Two People and Toy dinghy brought in
26th Jun
Jet Ski One person and Jet Ski brought in
3rd Jun
Inflatable Dinghy Craft brought in
3rd Jun
Jet Ski Gave Help- Freed jet ski
30th May
Two dinghies reported in trouble One dinghy stuck on wooden section of Barmouth bridge. As ILB approached it floated free. All occupants OK. 2nd dinghy with 4 persons on board was seen drifting in the channel out to sea. One person abandoned dinghy. ILB picked them up and returned all 4 persons and dinghy to harbour where they were handed over to Coastguard.
29th May
Sea sick person in difficulty 2 men fishing from powerboat when one became very ill. 2 casualties taken on board ILB where they were safely taken to shore and handed over to Coastguard.
27th May
Dinghy taking in water Dinghy with 2 person on board taking in water on Mawwdach Estuary. " person taken on baird ILB and dinghy rowed to campsite at Bontddu. Casualties and dinghy delivered safe to shore.
23rd May
Inflatable dinghy in difficulty ILB launched to inflatable dinghy off the beach in Barmouth. Dinghy towed to the Beach where the occupants were handed over to the Coastguard
2nd May
Sea Doo and Jetski in difficulty Jetski towed back to Caerdaniel Caravan Park (see ALB rescue above)
25th April
Boat came free from moorings Boat (Sea Wolf) recovered and returned to its mooring.
24th April

Sighting of "canoe"

Raft/hatch found floating off Llangwril beach. Towed back to Barmouth Harbour.

23rd April

Broken down Speedboat

Boat and occupants safely towed back to launch point on Penrhyn point

17th January

Washed up  RIB

Anchored on bank near Llanelltyd on the River Mawddach

 

Additionally, the lifeboat launched on a further 12 occasions to search without resultant outcome or to incidents where others had coped.

 

Callouts 2009

ALB

 

21st September

Yacht "Blue Seal"

Towed into Barmouth Harbour, one person on board

8th August

Boat with engine failure

Engine re-started so stood by until vessel on mooring

30th June

Yacht with engine problems

Two people and craft brought into harbour.

22nd June

Small powerboat

Lost in fog, four persons on board, found when fog slightly lifted 4.5 miles from position originally given.

30th May

Yacht "Scrabble"

Two persons and craft towed into Barmouth Harbour

10th May

Fishing boat "Aqua"

Two persons and craft towed to mooring in Barmouth Harbour

 

 

ILB

 

27th October

Barmouth Ferry "Seren Wen" ran aground

The lifeboat was unable to refloat the Ferry, so all passsengers taken on board the lifeboat and returned to the Harbour. The lifeboat returned to collect the crew.

26th September

Cabin Cruiser - engine failure

Towed into Barmouth Harbour, 2 persons on board and assisted placing on mooring

26th September

Leisure craft sinking.

Assisted tow to beach in Barmouth Harbour, 4 person on board returned to shore. Crew assisted in beaching boat

11th September

Powerboat with mechanical failure

Towed to beach on Caerdaniel Caravan Site

27th August

Injured woman on rocks south of Barmouth Bridge

Rescued, returned to shore and waiting Ambulance

24th August

Powerboat 'Bass 1' stranded on sandbank.

Two people and craft assisted to shore

17th August

Missing Child

Found safe and well by others

13th August

Inflatable dinghy

Dinghy and two persons on board returned to shore

13th August

Inflatable dinghy

Returned to shore

13th August

Yacht ‘Calypso’

3 persons on board, towed to harbour

13th August

On exercise diverted to RIB ‘Stormchaser

Towed to mooring in Barmouth Harbour 3 persons on board

11th August

Returning from previous incident, requested to search for missing 8 year old girl

Child found safe and well by C/G.

11th August

Inflatable in trouble

2 persons made own way to shore

8th August

Speedboat "Out of Order"

One person on board, boat towed into Barmouth Harbour

5th August

Missing Child

Found safe and well by others

27th July

Powerboat "Nidae"

Boat capsized, four persons on board rescued and taken ashore.

30th June

Inflatable dinghy

One person and dinghy returned to shore

30th June

Swimmer

One person returned to shore

 7th June

Yacht The Blue Kipper

Two people and craft brought in.

3rd June

Launched to drifting dinghy in the channel

No persons on board, dinghy left on shore line

30th May

Person out of depth in sea

Person rescued and brought to shore

17th May

Trimaran "Caiman"

Engine failure, two persons on board, No assistance requested

12th April

Yacht "Benateau" ran aground near Perch

Refloated herself and proceed with four persons on board to mooring in Barmouth Harbour

24th February

Report of floating object off Borthwen Point

Large log found

11th February

Tasked to identify floating object off Fairbourne

Recovered and landed 45 gallon oil drum

 

 

 

 

 

Callouts 2008

ALB

 

17th June

Catamaran Cosy 2

Two people and craft brought in

ILB

 

08 May

Powered boat Acom

Two people and craft brought in

11 May

Powered Boat Mor Watch

Two people and craft brought in

24 May

Inflatable dinghy

Two people landed, craft brought in

24 May

Persons in danger of drowning

Two people landed on shore

28 June

Powered Boat

Two people and craft brought in

02 July

Missing person

1 casualty found later at Machynlleth

01 Aug

Tender

Three people and craft brought in

02 Aug

Jet Ski

One person landed and jet ski brought in

09 Aug

Jet Ski

Jet Ski brought in

12 Aug

Powered Boat

Three people and craft brought in

19 Sep

Canoe

One person and craft brought in


 

 

Callouts 2007

ALB

 

 

17th December

Capsized boat.

False alarm, good intent

29th August

Vessel VIKING II.

Stood by waters edge

28th August

Yacht ROSY DAY.

Two people and craft brought in

15th April

Power boat HEART OF GOLD.

Three people and craft brought in

 

ILB

 

 

16th September

Two Jet skis.

Two casualties taken ashore by 3rd jet ski, two jet skis towed back to harbour

16th September

Yacht HIPPO.

Towed in by lifeboat.

14th September

Wind surfer.

Casualty safe ashore on arrival of ILB.

8th September

Suspected criminal activity.

Nothing found.

22nd August

Rubber dinghy.

Three people safe ashore before arrival of ILB.

19th August

Jet ski.

One person landed, craft brought in.

17th August

Sailing dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in.

31st July

Two missing persons.

ILB recalled.

24th July

Missing child.

Found by member of public.

29th May

Unidentified object.

False alarm with good intent.

18th May

Two canoes.

All was well.

15th May

Powered boat.

Two people and craft brought in.

15th April

Powerboat BAYLINER.

Escorted to safety.

14th April

Powerboat.

Found safe and well.

8th April

Powerboat.

Stood down.


 

 

Callouts 2006

ALB

 

 

11th November

Powered boat OSPRAY.

Three people landed and craft brought in

27th August

Powered boat.

Two people and craft brought in

13th July

Fishing vessel LOREN LOUISE.

One person landed, two people and craft brought in

31st March

Fishing vessel GLAD TIDINGS.

Stood by


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 4 occasions to search without
resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped.

 

ILB

 

 

14th December

Yacht ANDOYA .

Craft brought in

10th September

Powered boat TEEJAY.

Craft brought in

1st September

Injured person.

Gave help

26th August

Sailing dinghy.

Craft brought in

9th July

Yacht HIPPO.

Gave help

17th June

Sailing dinghy.

Three people and craft brought in

11th June

Sailing dinghy.

Craft brought in.

9th June

Jet ski.

Two people and jet ski brought in

9th June

Powered boat SHETLAND.

Nine people and craft brought in

3rd June

Powered boat.

Three people and craft brought in

25th April

Rowing boat.

Two people and craft brought in

23rd April

Inflatable dinghy.

Craft brought in.

9th April

Powered boat.

Craft brought in

31st March

Fishing vessel GLAD TIDINGS.

Two people and craft brought in.


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 18 occasions without
resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped.


 

 

Callouts 2005

ALB

 

 

17th July

Powerboat MARCH.

Two people and craft brought in.

ILB

 

 

24th September

Jet ski.

One person and craft brought in

31st August

Inflatable dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

30th August

Inflatable dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

29th August

Powered boat BLYTH SPIRIT.

Four people and craft brought in

6th August

Yacht TAMAZAN.

One person and craft brought in

27th July

Inflatable dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

26th June

Powered boat EXCALIBER.

Two people and craft brought in

18th June

Missing child.

One child brought in

10th May

Powered boat.

Two people and craft brought in

1st May

Powered boat NO PROBLEM.

Stood by

7th April

Powered boat DJ.

One person and craft brought in

28th March

Powered boat CHAMPAGNE.

Three people and craft brought in


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 12 occasions to search without
resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped


 

 

Callouts 2004

ALB

 

 

6th September

Fishing vessel CHALLENGER.

Gave help.

5th September

Fishing vessel CHALLENGER.

Gave help - recovered liferaft.

18th April

Yacht WONDERWEST.

Stood by

18th April

Yacht CHINOOK.

Gave help - completed tow and berthed.

 

ILB

 

 

20th September

Yacht MAGNIFIGREAT.

One person and craft brought in

4th September

Powered boat.

Three people and craft brought in

15th August

Powered boat ST KILDA.

Three people and craft brought in

8th August

Inflatable dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

7th August

Fishing vessel under tow from Viking.

Six people and craft brought in

6th August

Swimmer.

Gave help

4th August

Powered boat.

Four people and craft brought in

2nd August

Sailing dinghy.

Stood by

22nd June

Yacht FIDGIT.

Craft brought in

17th May

Inflatable dinghy.

Craft brought in

30th April

Jet ski.

One person and craft brought in

28th April

People cut off by the tide in the estuary.

Two people landed

18th April

Yacht CHINOOK.

Three people and craft brought in

10th April

Powered boat.

Three people and craft brought in


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 10 occasions to search without
resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped.


 

 

Callouts 2003

ILB

 

 

21st September

Jet ski.

One person and craft brought in

16th September

Cabin cruiser.

One person and craft brought in

29th August

Rubber dinghy.

Three people rescued and craft saved

25th August

Speedboat.

Two people and craft brought in

24th August

Person injured.

Assisted to save

21st August

Yacht GALLOP.

Two people and craft brought in

15th August

Power boat UPTIDE GIRL.

Four people and craft brought in

9th August

Missing child.

Gave help

9th August

People cut off by tide.

Six people rescued

5th August

Rubber dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

5th August

Rubber dinghies.

Craft brought in

5th August

Power boat.

One person and craft brought in

5th August

Rubber dinghy.

One person rescued

5th August

Rubber ring.

Ring brought in

15th July

Power boat.

Escorted craft

14th July

Rubber ring.

Rubber ring brought in

12th July

Speedboat.

Two people and craft brought in

29th June

Jet ski.

One person and craft brought in

28th June

Cabin cruiser TRIO.

Gave help

27th June

Fishing vessel SEADOG.

One person landed

27th June

Sailing dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

18th May

Motor boat.

Three people and craft brought in

18th April

Speedboat.

Two people brought in

18th April

Rubber dinghy.

Two people and craft brought in

18th April

Rubber dinghy.

Two people rescued and craft brought in

2nd March

Rib.

Two people and craft brought in


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 14 occasions to search without
resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped

 

 

Callouts 2002

 

ALB

 

 

25th May

Rib PUDDLE JUMPER

Four lives and craft saved

5th July

Angling vessel MADOC

Seven people and craft brought in

9th September

Lobster boat FEEBEE

One person and craft brought in

 

ILB

 

 

5th April

Jet ski

Two persons rescued and saved craft

16th May

Two people overboard from a rubber dinghy

Two people rescued and craft brought in

18th May

Yacht FOUR PLAY

Escorted craft

25th May

Rib PUDDLE JUMPER

Stood by

9th July

Speedboat SYLVESTER

Two people and craft brought in

17th July

Speedboat

One person and craft craft brought in

20th July

Recovery of human body

Landed a body

28th July

Injured man on board cabin cruiser SANCERRE

One person landed

28th July

Cabin cruiser SANCERRE

Gave help

29th July

Missing child

Gave help

7th August

Rubber dinghy

Gave help

17th August

Rubber dinghy

Gave help

17th August

Speedboat WAVEWATER

Two people and craft brought in

31st August

People stranded on sandbank

Five people rescued

22nd September

Power boat

Three people and craft brought in

15th October

Sailboard

Rescued one person and saved board


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 8 occasions to search
without resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped.

 

 

Callouts 2001

 

ALB

 

 

21st June

Fishing vessel PATHFINDER

Four people and craft brought in

29th July

Yacht PIPER

Two people and craft brought in

ILB

 

 

1st April

Jet ski

Gave help

3rd May

Woman in danger of drowning

One person rescued

5th July

Children on airbeds

Two children landed and craft saved

11th July

Sailboard

One person rescued and saved board

27th July

Cabin cruiser

Two people and craft brought in

28th July

Jet ski

One person and craft brought in

31st July

Power boat LE BRAY

Stood by

28th August

People cut off by tide

Three people rescued

9th September

Speedboat

Two people and craft brought in

18th September

Speedboat

Escorted craft

19th September

Rubber dinghy

Craft brought in

21st October

Jet ski

Gave help


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 15 occasions to search
without resultant outcome or to incidents where others had already coped.

 

 

Callouts 2000

 

ALB

 

 

3rd June

Powerboat DIPPER

Three people and craft brought in

22nd June

Yacht PARHELION

Six people and craft brought in

23rd June

Yacht STORM CRUISER

Four lives and craft saved

25th June

Powerboat HOB GOBLIN

Three people and craft brought in

11th July

Yacht SEA CAT

Escorted craft

10th August

Yacht HERON

One person and craft brought in

10th August

Tender

Craft brought in

11th August

Yacht SYLVIE

Five people landed and craft brought in

25th August

Yacht INSHALLA

Two people landed and craft brought in

26th August

Yacht LLOYD WILSON

Craft brought in saved by another lifeboat

26th August

Fishing vessel SCEBU

Three people and craft brought in

 

ILB

 

 

14th April

Yacht SULA

Two people brought in

24th April

Power boat SPEEDSTAR

Four people and craft brought in

29th April

Power boat

Two people and craft brought in

3rd June

Cabin cruiser CHEMEVARE

Five people and craft brought in

3rd June

Power boat DIPPER

Gave help

3rd June

Tender

One person and craft brought in

15th June

Fishing vessel CHARLENE

One person and craft brought in

23rd June

Yacht STORM CRUISER

Gave help

24th June

Yacht SNEEZEWORT

One person and craft brought in

7th July

Rubber dinghy

Stood by

11th July

Yacht SEA CAT

Gave help

19th Jul

Speedboat CRIMSON TIDE

Two people and craft brought in

22nd July

Rubber dinghy

Craft brought in

23rd July

Rubber dinghy

Four people rescued and craft saved

23rd July

Three swimmers

Three people rescued

23rd July

Rubber dinghy

Four people rescued and craft saved

5th August

Speedboat

Two people and craft brought in

10th August

Yacht HERON

Gave help

25th August

Yacht LLOYD WILSON

Saved craft

25th August

Conveyed two people from yacht INSHALLA

Two people brought in

25th August

Yacht SNEEZEWORT

Four people brought in

25th August

Tender to yacht SNEEZEWORT

Gave help


Additionally the lifeboat launched on a further 22 occasions to search without resultant outcome
or to incidents where others had already coped