Post Tagged with: "Rescue"

  • 7 people rescued from sinking powerboat

    7 people rescued from sinking powerboat

    Call Reports September 5, 2016 11:34 am no comments

    Littlehampton’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Renée Sherman was launched yesterday afternoon within a few minutes of a radio request from Littlehampton coastguards who had just witnessed a powerboat sinking, with its occupants thrown into the water. The conditions in the harbour entrance were rough, the combination of the outgoing spring tide […]

     
  • The end of Blue Peter lifeboats at Littlehampton RNLI

    The end of Blue Peter lifeboats at Littlehampton RNLI

    News February 16, 2016 1:57 pm no comments

    In a few months’ time the fourth Blue Peter 1 lifeboat will come to the end of its service life and after 49 years Littlehampton RNLI will no longer have a Blue Peter lifeboat. In 1966 an appeal was launched by the BBC TV children’s programme Blue Peter to fund […]

     
  • 65 rescue missions for Littlehampton RNLI in 2015

    65 rescue missions for Littlehampton RNLI in 2015

    Loms' Picks, News February 2, 2016 4:40 pm no comments

    Official figures released by the RNLI charity on 27th January show that 2015 was a busy year indeed for Littlehampton’s volunteer lifeboat crews. Collectively, Littlehampton launched Blue Peter 1 and Ray of Hope on 65 rescue missions to a wide range of incidents including commercial fishing vessels in trouble, adrift […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Call Reports September 8, 2013 12:32 pm no comments

    ‘Blue Peter 1’, Littlehampton’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat was launched today at 12:32 after a call to the station reporting a 24ft sailing boat washed ashore on the beach at Ferring. The yacht sailing in very shallow water came in to difficulty and with a broken tiller ran aground. The crew […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Call Reports May 6, 2013 5:34 pm no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat station launched ‘Blue Peter 1’ their Atlantic 75 on bank holiday Monday at 17:34 to rescue a lone young man on a broken down jet ski off Goring. The crew, Ross Bowman, Rob Devo and Andy Hicks found the casualty swiftly, and brought him aboard the lifeboat to […]