Archive for category: Call Reports

  • 1st and 2nd shouts of the year for Littlehampton RNLI

    1st and 2nd shouts of the year for Littlehampton RNLI

    Call Reports January 24, 2012 9:18 am no comments

    After a quiet start to the year Littlehampton’s lifeboats were called out in the early hours of Saturday morning for the first two shouts of 2012. The first came after a 999 call to the coastguard was made reporting a person seen entering the River Arun, close to the road […]

     
  • Richard went out on his first Lifeboat shout last night

    Richard went out on his first Lifeboat shout last night

    Call Reports January 21, 2012 7:49 pm no comments

    Trainee lifeboat crew Richard Winstanley was with Ross Bowman and Olly Lamb-Bhuna aboard the D-Class Spririt of Juniper when she was launched on service last night.  The Atlantic 75 Blue Peter I had been launched a little earlier, crewed by Andy Harris, Olly Clarke and Andy Hicks.  That’s Dead Fred […]

     
  • 9 shouts in 7 days for Littlehampton RNLI

    9 shouts in 7 days for Littlehampton RNLI

    Call Reports September 17, 2011 9:57 pm no comments

    The RNLI crew has had a very busy week clocking up 9 calls in just 7 days, bringing the total number of shouts this year to 62. On Thursday, ‘Blue Peter 1’ was launched after a 999 call to the coastguard. The vessel in difficulty was a 10 metre cabin […]

     
  • 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 […]