Archive for category: Call Reports

  • 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 […]

  • This Afternoon’s Shout

    This Afternoon’s Shout

    Call Reports July 30, 2011 6:52 pm no comments

    Blue Peter 1  launched in response to a request from Solent Coastguard to go the assistance of a 5m Shetland angling boat, which had steering failure.  The casualty contacted the coastguard by mobile phone, and the crew was paged at 14:40.  They launched within 4 minutes and soon located the boat […]

  • Catch Me If You Can

    Catch Me If You Can

    Call Reports May 29, 2011 6:55 pm no comments

    At 18:07 on Sunday, Solent Coastguard requested that Blue Peter 1 launch to go to the aid of a kitesurfer that had been reported to be having difficulty. Selsey’s D-Class inshore lifeboat had been tracking its swift progress in a westerly force 6 from Pagham but the sea conditions made […]

  • Two Shouts

    Two Shouts

    Call Reports May 15, 2011 12:32 pm no comments

    Littlehampton’s D-Class lifeboat Spirit of Juniper launched at 12:32 in search for a soggy doggy, and recovered a black labrador half a mile from the coast. The report of the break for freedom came from the owner, distressed that the pooch seemed to prefer Normandy rather than the more routine […]

  • Three men in a boat rescued by Littlehampton Lifeboat

    Three men in a boat rescued by Littlehampton Lifeboat

    Littlehampton’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat Blue Peter 1 launched after reports of a small dinghy ½ mile off Worthing, with the occupants waving for help.  The lifeboat launched at 8:08am, four minutes after the crew were paged, and headed for the reported position. Coastguards were tasked to the location of the […]