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Rescues during 2011
Note - not all the tasks carried out by the Redcar Lifeboats station are rescues at sea. Entries in this list without an incident number are "good samaritan services" carried out to help others in difficulty.


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Incident Date Boat Details
66

13:49hrs
06 Nov 2011

B777 Fishing boat with one POB with engine problems. Escorted to Paddy's Hole, Tees entrance. Click here for map.
65

16:09hrs
29 Oct 2011

B777 Small ginghy with two persons on board, broken down in River tees. All taken aboard lifeboat and landed ashore in river. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
64

15:44hrs
24 Oct 2011

B777 Man washed of South Gare breakwater. Rescued and winched to RAF Sea King helicopter for transfer to hospital. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
63

13:19hrs
24 Oct 2011

B777 Kite blown away from kite surfer. Kite recovered. Click here for map.

62

11:40hrs
11 Oct 2011

D677 Man trapped on rocks at Redcar by incoming tide. Rescued and brought ashore at Redcar. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
60 & 61

10:06hrs
11 Oct 2011

B777 & D677 Search for person at base of cliffs at Saltburn. Casualty recovered and returned to lifeboat station at Redcar. Click here for map.
58 & 59

14:25hrs
10 Oct 2011

B777 & D677 Small fishing boat aground in River Tees. Towed to safety. Click here for map.
57

15:55hrs
02 Oct 2011

B777 While returning from earlier incident, escorted small fishing boat with 2 pob suffereing engine problems back to Redcar. Click here for map.
55 & 56

15:00hrs
02 Oct 2011

B777 & D677 Search for dog fallen over cliffs at Saltburn. Body located and returned to owner. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
54

15:55hrs
01 Oct 2011

D677 Four persons in danger of becoming trapped by incoming tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Gave advice and stood-by until safely away from area. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
53

15:30hrs
01 Oct 2011

D677 Swimmers in danger due to jetskis at Saltburn. Requested by coastguards to give safety advice to jetskiers. Click here for map.
52

15:18hrs
01 Oct 2011

D677 Swimmer in difficulties at Redcar. Assisted to shore. Click here for map.
50 & 51

09:44hrs
01 Oct 2011

B777 & D677 Search between marske and Saltburn after clothes found on beach. Called off after police traced person safe ashore. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
49

14:43hrs
30 Sep 2011

D677 Two people cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar. One brought ashore by lifeboat, second person waded ashore unaided. Click here for map. Click here for video. Click here for news release.
48

14:10hrs
30 Sep 2011

B777 MAYDAY from boat with 6 persons on board, taking in water. Crew stood down when exact location identified by coastguards. Click here for map.
47

15:29hrs
14 Sep 2011

B777 Boat taking on water in strong winds. Escorted to Hartlepool. Click here for map.
46

10:27hrs
01 Sep 2011

B777 Broken down RIB at Saltburn. Towed to safety in River Tees. Click here for map.
45

17:21hrs
13 Aug 2011

D677 Broken down jetski. Towed to safety. Click here for map.
44

11:12hrs
13 Aug 2011

B777 Search for person missing between Cowbar and Boulby. Found safe ashore. Click here for map.
43

14:09hrs
10 Aug 2011

B777 Kitesurfer in difficulties off Redcar. Returned to shore unaided, kite recovered by lifeboat. Click here for map.
42

07:26hrs
31 Jul 2011

B777 Fishing boat with 2 persons on board, broken down due to fuel contamination. Escorted towards Hartlepool and passed over to Hartlepool ILB. Click here for map.
41

00:03hrs
23 Jul 2011

B777 Male in River Tees at Stockton. Click here for map. Click here for press report.
40

12:43hrs
21 Jul 2011

B777 Boat with 2 persons on board, broken down and run aground in River Tees. Towed from rocks and taken to safe moorings. Click here for map.

 

12:30hrs
15 Jul 2011

  Man collapsed near lifeboat station. Given first aid by crew until abmulance arrived.

39

11:52hrs
15 Jul 2011

D677 Woman in sea attempting to rescue dog. Both safe ashore when lifeboat arrived on scene. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
38

19:56hrs
11 Jul 2011

D677 Report of people stranded on rocks. Walked to safety before lifeboat launched. Click here for map.
37

06:15hrs
3 Jul 2011

B777 Boat with 2 persons on board, broken down between Marske and Saltburn.Towed to River Tees. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
36

14:24hrs
27 Jun 2011

B777 Boat with 4 persons on board, broken down off Saltburn.Towed to Hartlepool. Click here for map.
35

13:45hrs
26 Jun 2011

B777 Report of PWC broken down off Granville Terrace, Redcar and rider not visible. Assisted by a second PWC. Click here for map.
34

09:10hrs
26 Jun 2011

B777 Search for debris after small boat with 2 persons on board sank at Saltburn. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for press report.
32 & 33

21:00hrs
24 Jun 2011

B777 & D677 Kayaker in difficulties near South Gare, Redcar. Rescued and treated for hypothermia. Taken to hospital by ambulance. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for video.
31

15:05hrs
14 Jun 2011

B777 Windsurfer in difficulties. Rescued and returned to shore. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for video.
30

19:24hrs
3 Jun 2011

B777 Kitesurfer reported to be in difficulties. Returned to shore before lifeboat arrived. Click here for map.
29

13:35hrs
31 May 2011

D677 Assisted HM Coastguard and other agencies dealing with a beached sperm whale. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
27 & 28

18:54hrs
13 May 2011

B777 & D677 Small boat with 3 pob broken down and unsure of it's position. Found after search and towed to safety in River Tees. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for video.
26

11:43hrs
23 Apr 2011

B777 Two kayakers drifting towards rocks. Rescued and landed ashore. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
24 & 25

16:28hrs
21 Apr 2011

B777 & D677 Family cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Rescued and landed at Saltburn. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
23

15:51hrs
17 Apr 2011

B777 Man in toy inflatable, drifting out to sea. Rescued and given first aid by crew. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
22

10:40hrs
13 Apr 2011

B777 Fishing boat with three persons, broken down off Skinningrove. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map.
21

17:29hrs
11 Apr 2011

D677 Report of kite surfer in difficulties in Coatham Bay. Launch cancelled, false alarm with good intent. Click here for map.
20

17:22hrs
11 Apr 2011

B777 Launch to recover drifting kite from kite surfer to avoid further calls. Click here for map.
19

11:10hrs
11 Apr 2011

B777 Fishing boat with three persons, broken down off Redcar. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map.
18

15:40hrs
10 Apr 2011

D677 Persons reported cut off by incoming tide. Advice given and stood by until returned to beach safely. Click here for map.
16 & 17

18:27hrs
07 Apr 2011

B777 & D677 Call to ambulance service reporting persons in difficulties in the sea at Redcar. Malicious call. Click here for news release.
15

18:10hrs
03 Apr 2011

B777 PWC (jetski) capsized and broken down at Redcar. Rider rescued and craft towed to beach. Click here for map.
14

17:43hrs
29 Mar 2011

B777 Concern over PWC (jetski) with 2 persons on board at Saltburn. Reported safe and well after police inquiries and lifeboat stood down.
13

16:07hrs
25 Mar 2011

D677 Kayaker capsized off Redcar. Brought to safety and given medical checks by lifeboat station's doctor. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
12

16:14hrs
21 Mar 2011

D677 Called to incident at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Resolved before lifeboat launched. Click here for map.
11

15:31hrs
21 Mar 2011

B777 Jetski (personal water craft) broken down with 2 POB at Saltburn. Towed to safety. Click here for map. Click here for video.
10

19:49hrs
24 Feb 2011

B777 Person in sea after attempting to rescue dog. Returned to shore before lifeboat launched. Click here for map.
9

03:43hrs
19 Feb 2011

B777 Incident at Transporter bridge, River Tees. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
7 & 8

15:18hrs
11 Feb 2011

B777 & D677 Man fallen from ship in Tees Bay. Rescued by pilot cutter. Click here for map.
5 & 6

17:40hrs
16 Jan 2011

B777 & D630 Search between Marske and Skinningrove for missing man.
3 & 4

17:40hrs
16 Jan 2011

B777 & D630 Search at Redcar for missing person. Found by police before lifeboats launched.
1 & 2

10:17hrs
02 Jan 2011

B777 & D630 Report of a man walking into the sea. Found ashore and taken into police custody. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for press report. Click here for video.

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