2015

Rescues during 2015

The information on this page may not reflect the official rescue figures published by the RNLI each January. In particular cancelled launches and entries in this list without an incident number, which are “good Samaritan services” carried out to help others in difficulty, may not appear in the RNLI figures. Maps are for information only and should not be relied upon.

Incident Time
Date
Boat Details
43 08:26 25 Dec 2015 B858 Tasked by UK Coastguard after reports of a person in the sea at Marske. Rescued by police officers so launch cancelled.
42 13:00 21 Dec 2015 B858 Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist other emergency services dealing with an injured kitesurfer at South Gare.
40 & 41 22:32 07 Dec 2015 B858 & D786 Fatally injured person at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Brought back to lifeboat station and passed into the care of police.
38 & 39 15:10 06 Dec 2015 B858 & D786 Reports of two persons cut off by the tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Nothing found after search, false alarm.
37 16:11 26 Nov 2015 D786 Report of a bodyboarder in difficulties off Redcar. Nothing found, false alarm.
35 & 36 20:37 14 Nov 2015 B858 & D786 Report of person in the sea at Redcar. Nothing found, false alarm.
33 & 34 23:42 11 Oct 2015 B858 & D786 Person in the sea at Marske. Found on water’s edge by coastguard officers. Crew went ashore to give first aid before transfer to hospital.
32 16:31 04 Oct 2015 B858 Fishing boat with 4 POB towed to safety at Hartlepool.
14:00 20 Sep 2015 Gave first aid including oxygen to person with serious facial injuries after a fall near lifeboat station.
12:30 20 Sep 2015 Gave first aid to person having seizure near lifeboat station.
30 & 31 11:30 20 Sep 2015 B858 & D700 Two persons in the sea at Coatham. Gave first aid until transfer to hospital.
29 16:26 19 Sep 2015 D700 Request from UK Coastguard to rescue dog in difficulties in Coatham Bay to prevent owner attempting rescue. Stood down en route when dog returned to safety unaided.
28 01:06 15 Sep 2015 B858 Stood by while other emergency services dealt with an incident near the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.
26 & 27 15:12 30 Aug 2015 B858 & D700 One man and his dog cut off by the tide at Huntcliff. Rescued and returned to safety at Saltburn.
24 & 25 18:32 23 August 2015 B858 & D700 Two people in the sea after toy inflatables capsized in surf. Both given treatment for hypothermia before transfer to hospital.
10:30 23 Aug 2015 Crew on Casualty Care training course gave help to motorcyclist involved in RTC near lifeboat station.
23 18:11 22 Aug 2015 B858 Fishing boat with 4 POB ran out of fuel approximately 5 miles north of station. Towed to safety at Hartlepool.
22 13:14 20 Aug 2015 D700 Two males in toy inflatables in difficulties off Redcar. Rescued and given treatment for cold.
21 10:35 17 Aug 2015 D700 Small fishing boat with 2 POB broken down off Redcar. Towed to safety at Redcar.
20 11:46 07 Aug 2015 B858 Fishing boat with 2 POB broken down in Tees Bay. Towed to safety at Paddy’s Hole, South Gare.
19 05:28 20 Jul 2015 B858 Fishing boat with 3 POB broken down in Tees Bay. Towed to safety at Paddy’s Hole, South Gare.
18 17:14 15 Jul 2015 B858 Broken down fishing boat off Saltburn. Commenced tow towards Hartlepool and transferred to Hartlepool lifeboat for final stage of rescue.
17 15:47 15 Jul 2015 B858 Small speed boat with 2 POB sunk in surf in Coatham Bay. Launched and used salvage pump to free sunken craft of water before assisting owners to recover craft. Station Tooltrak launching vehicle used to assist.
16 16:08 13 Jul 2015 B858 Stood by while other emergency services dealt with an incident at Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough.
14 & 15 22:23 06 Jul 2015 B858 & D700 Three persons cut off by incoming tide at Huntcliff. Two rescued after location pinpointed by police helicopter and brought ashore, third waded to safety.
12 & 13 17:45 04 Jul 2015 B858 & D700 Person rescued from surf in Coatham bay after casizing a supermarket-bought inflatable kayak. Given casualty care util paramedics arrived to transport to hospital.
11 13:42 03 Jul 2015 B858 Broken down fishing boat with 3 POB, drifting in River Tees entrance. Towed to safety at Paddy’s Hole, South Gare.
10 16:15 20 Jun 2015 B858 Broken down PWC (jetski) with 1 POB near wind farm. Towed to safety at Redcar.
8 & 9 20:41 12 Jun 2015 B858 & D700 Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist other emergency services dealing with a fatally injured motorcyclist in sand dunes at South Gare.
6 & 7 01:39
25 May 2015
B858 & D700 Search for distressed person. Found safe ashore by police.
5 13:03
23 Mar 2015
D700 Two teenagers cut off by incoming tide. Rescued and brought ashore. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
4 15:39
21 Mar 2015
B858 Person washed into the sea at South Gare. Rescued by Hartlepool inshore lifeboat. Assisted with transfer to ambulance. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
3 16:41
18 Feb 2015
D677 Request to assist ambulance and coastguard teams evacuate injured person from beach at Marske. Launch cancelled.
2 18:07
15 Feb 2015
B858 Diverted from previous incident to assist other emergency service dealing with an incident at Newport Bridge on the River Tees. Resolved and lifeboat stood down.
1 16:58
15 Feb 2015
B858 Tasked by Humber Coastguard to use VHF direction-finding equipment to trace craft blocking VHF channel 16. Ship in River Tees identified as likely source of transmission.

(The small print – this information may not reflect the official RNLI figures published each year in January. These are intended to reflect the activities of the lifeboat station through the year, including incidents which may not be recorded by the RNLI.)