Archive for August, 2011

  • Doggy Paddle

    Doggy Paddle

    Call Reports, Loms' Picks August 19, 2011 6:51 pm no comments

    Littlehampton’s relief ILB, D-640, launched within three minutes of the crew page to respond to a dog that was battling in a force 6 westerly.  Arnie, a 2ft long Heinz 57 seemed to have lost propulsion possibly due to short legs.  He was recovered to the lifeboat and reunited with his owner, after […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI rescue girl trapped in rocks

    Littlehampton RNLI rescue girl trapped in rocks

    Call Reports, On-board Camera August 19, 2011 6:43 pm no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat Blue Peter 1  was launched on service today at 14:50 after a 999 call reporting a young girl trapped in rocks at Elmer. With Ivan Greer at the helm and crewmen Rob Devo and Andy Hicks on board they arrived on scene swiftly. The 12 year old casualty […]

     
  • Stuck In the Mud at Arundel

    Stuck In the Mud at Arundel

    Call Reports, On-board Camera August 19, 2011 6:42 pm no comments

    Solent Coastguard requested that the lifeboat should be launched at around 9pm last night (15 August) to assist a person reported as stuck in the mud in the River Arun, at Arundel.  Blue Peter 1 launched a few minutes later with Andy Harris at the helm, and crew Rob Devo and […]

     
  • Grounded Ship

    Grounded Ship

    News August 19, 2011 6:39 pm no comments

    The dredger Mungo went aground shortly after high water this afternoon, it is believed that the cause was steering failure.  The bow is lodged on the training wall that extends beyond the pier, and as the tide receded, the stern rested on the bed of the river.  A tug and […]

     
  • The Swimming Gardener – Littlehampton to Worthing and back

    The Swimming Gardener – Littlehampton to Worthing and back

    News August 19, 2011 6:38 pm no comments

    Steve White, the swimming gardener, has been training hard for his gruelling swim in aid of Chestnut Tree House Childrens’ Hospice and the RNLI. It takes place this Saturday, 13 August. He’ll leave Littlehampton Lifeboat Station bound for Worthing Pier. When he gets to Worthing, he’ll turn around and swin […]