2016

Rescues during 2016

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
54 00:19 31 Dec 2016 B858 Fishing boat broken down near Saltscar buoy. Towed to safety at Marske.
53 14:35 24 Dec 2016 D786 Launched to recover kitesurfing equipment near lifeboat station after equipment failed. Kitesurfer safe ashore.
51 & 52 11:26 14 Nov 2016 B858 & D786 Three people and two dogs cut off by the tide at  Marske. Rescued and returned to safety at Marske.
49 & 50 10:30 10 Nov 2016 B858 & D786 Mayday call after inflatable dinghy capsized at Redcar. Launches cancelled after man and craft found safe ashore.
48 09:50 07 Nov 2016 D786 Concern over bodyboarder who had disappeared from sight. Nothing found after search. False alarm.
47 15:59 15 Oct 2016 D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by others. Launch cancelled. News release.
46 12:49 17 Sep 2016 D786 Three teenagers cut off by the tide at Redcar. Rescued and returned to lifeboat station for rewarming and advice on tides.
45 15:22 22 Aug 2016 D786 Person cut off by the tide at Redcar. Assisted by lifeguards so launch cancelled.
44 22:25 14 Aug 2016 B858 Report of red flare off Redcar. Sea search carried out with nothing found. Shore search by UK Coastguard found recently used Chinese lantern.
43 02:57 11 Aug 2016 D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by police. Launch cancelled.
42 15:38 30 Jul 2016 B858 Broken down fishing boat off Redcar. Towed to Paddy’s Hole, South Gare.
41 16:47 28 Jul 2016 B858 Tasked to assist other emergency services dealing with an incident on Saltburn beach.
39 & 40 17:04 24 Jul 2016 B858 & D786 Launched to two people cut off by the tide at Huntcliff. Both rescued and landed at Saltburn.
38 16:30 19 Jul 2016 D786 Tasked to investigate possible craft in difficulties near the wind farm. False alarm.
37 16:08 19 Jul 2016 D786 Two toy dinghies blowing out to sea off Redcar. Dinghies and occupants brought back to the beach.
36 12:00 19 Jul 2016 D786 Two people cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar. Rescued and returned to beach. Click here for news release.
35 23:16 18 Jul 2016 B858 Car in the sea at Marske. Car towed clear by another vehicle. All persons accounted for. Click here for map.
34 14:41 17 Jul 2016 B858 Boat broken down near South Gare lighthouse with 3pob. Launch cancelled – pilot boat assisted.
32 & 33 00:47 15 Jul 2016 B858 & D786 Search for man reported to have entered the sea at Redcar. Stood down after 3 hours searching. Man found ashore by police.
31 12:51 07 Jul 2016 D786 Drifting jetski. Towed back to Redcar.
29 & 30 19:50 26 Jun 2016 B858 & D786 Three young people trapped by the tide at Saltburn. Stood down after they made their own way to safety.
27 & 28 18:25 22 Jun 2016 B858 & D786 Report of a missing swimmer at Marske. False alarm.
26 16:33 28 May 2016 B858 Report of a kitesurfer in difficulties at Saltburn. Launch cancelled. Rescued by jetski riders at scene.
25 23:06 24 May 2016 B858 Report of a person in the sea at Redcar. False alarm.
23 & 24 15:38 24 May 2016 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats tasked to two people cut off by the tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. One rescued by lifeboat. Second person rescued by helicopter. See news release.
21 & 22 14:14 22 May 2016 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats tasked to Huntcliff to a man cut off by the tide. On arrival man had swum to safety so stood down.
19 & 20 19:08 10 May 2016 B858 & D786 Four teenagers trapped by the tide at Huntcliff. Rescued and returned to safety at Redcar. See news release.
18 14:45 06 May 2016 B858 Broken down hovercraft. Towed to safety at Redcar.
17 00:39 09 Apr 2016 B858 Person in the sea at Redcar. Detained by police. Launch cancelled.
16 21:32 02 Apr 2016 B858 Launched to stand by while police dealt with a person on the wrong side of the railings on Saltburn pier. Click here for map.
15 11:58 24 Mar 2016 B858 Search for injured horse rider. Lifeboat stood down when ambulance personnel attended rider on beach at Marske.
14 11:00 24 Mar 2016 B858 Broken down RIB off Redcar. Towed to safety at Redcar,
13 08:45 20 Mar 2016 D786 Dog stranded on rocks at South Gare. Rescued by others. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
12 12:41 03 Mar 2016 D786 Vehicle swamped on beach. Launch cancelled.
10 & 11 13:07 21 Feb 2016 B858 & D786 Three men missing and cut off by the tide at Huntcliff. Rescued and brought back to Redcar. Click here for map.
9 14:41 18 Feb 2016 B858 Broken down fishing boat with 1 pob. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map.
7 & 8 08:32 31 Jan 2016 B858 & D786 Search resumed for person missing in the Saltburn area. Fatally injured person recovered by lifeboat crew at Huntcliff and brought back to Redcar lifeboat station.
5 & 6 19:59 30 Jan 2016 B858 & D786 Request from police for assistance searching for a person missing in the Saltburn area.
4 22:59 26 Jan 2016 B858 Request from ambulance service for assistance with an incident at Saltburn pier. Launch cancelled.
3 01:29 20 Jan 2016 B858 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by police. Launch cancelled.
2 03:26 10 Jan 2016 B858 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by police. Launch cancelled.
1 12:28 07 Jan 2016 B858 Surfer in difficulties at Saltburn. Launch cancelled after reports that surfer had made the shore safely.