Archive for category: Loms’ Picks

  • 4 Shouts in 3 Days for Littlehampton RNLI

    4 Shouts in 3 Days for Littlehampton RNLI

    Call Reports, Loms' Picks June 27, 2012 5:42 pm 2 comments

    Littlehampton Lifeboat crews have had a busy few days on the water with four call outs in three days and a hectic and fun packed open weekend at the boathouse. The first launch was on Saturday morning at 9:57am to assist a small fishing boat that had attempted to go […]

     
  • Portsmouth Lifeboat rescue of crew from a sinking fishing boat

    Portsmouth Lifeboat rescue of crew from a sinking fishing boat

    Lifeboat volunteers from Portsmouth RNLI rescue two fishermen as their 11m trawler sinks in front of them, two miles south of Langstone Harbour. After the two fishermen are safely transferred to the lifeboat, an RNLI crew member is forced to jump clear of the trawler just as it sinks beneath […]

     
  • New ITV1 series on every Tuesday at 7:30pm

    New ITV1 series on every Tuesday at 7:30pm

    Loms' Picks, News October 5, 2011 10:00 am no comments

    Mayday Mayday features footage shot on helmet cameras and fixed cameras during lifeboat calls.  Each programme usually includes four rescues performed by lifeboats from all around the UK, and during the series up to six shouts undertaken by Littlehampton’s teo lifeboats will be included.

     
  • Littlehampton lifeboat crew make BBC News

    Littlehampton lifeboat crew make BBC News

    Loms' Picks, News October 5, 2011 9:50 am no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat crew answers nine calls Littlehampton Lifeboat Lifeboat manager Nick White said he hoped the rush would quieten down with the end of the holidays Lifeboat volunteers at a West Sussex station rescued two children, two dogs, two water bikers and the crews of four boats in a “very […]

     
  • 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 […]