Rescue – Sunday 22 May 2016

Both RNLI lifeboats were launched just before 2.30pm on Sunday 22 May 2016 after a man was reported stranded by the incoming tide at the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn. On arrival the crews found that the man had managed to swim to safety and was in the care of coastguard teams from Redcar, Staithes and Skinningrove.

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Rescue – Tuesday 10 May 2016

Four teenagers were rescued by the Redcar RNLI lifeboats from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn on Tuesday 10 May 2016. The four, aged 16 and 17 years, were trapped by the incoming tide at the notorious cut-off point near the Ship Inn, Saltburn. They raised the alarm by telephoning the police who then contacted UK Coastguard. The lifeboats launched at […]

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Rescue – Friday 6 May 2016

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked on Friday 6 May 2016 to go to the assistance of a broken down hovercraft. The hovercraft had lost power to its propulsion fan so the pilot beached the craft approximately 1.5 miles north west of the lifeboat station. Two crew members were sent ashore and rigged a tow rope so that the hovercraft, […]

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Rescue – Sunday 1 May 2016

A routine training exercise for the Redcar RNLI lifeboats was interrupted on Sunday 1 May 2016¬†after two fishing boat tractors were reported stranded on the beach with the tide rapidly coming in. UK Coastguard received a 999 call from men who were using a tractor to tow a second, broken-down tractor from Redcar to Marske for repairs. As they attempted […]

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Rescue – Thursday 24 March 2016

While the Redcar RNLI lifeboat was completing a routine call-out to a broken down RIB, the crew was tasked to proceed to Saltburn where reports were being received of a loose horse and a missing rider. The lifeboat searched¬†close inshore towards Saltburn and while passing Marske the crew saw ambulance personnel attending the injured rider on the beach at that […]

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Rescue – Sunday 20 March 2016

A dog had a lucky escape when it became trapped on rocks just as the tide had started to come in on Sunday 20 March 2016. The dog ran away from its owner while walking at the South Gare near Redcar and ended up stranded on a rocky outcrop on the seaward side of the breakwater. The owner was unable […]

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Rescue – Thursday 3 March 2016

Redcar RNLI volunteers were tasked on Thursday 3 March 2016 when a car was found swamped on the beach. There were initial concerns that people may have been trapped inside the vehicle. The alarm was raised at 12.40pm by a member of the public when they saw a Land Rover Freelander on the beach near the Granville Terrace slipway at […]

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Rescue – Sunday 21 February 2016

The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were called into action on Sunday 21 February after a trio of walkers became separated from the rest of their group and were cut off by the tide at Saltburn. A group of six men, all from the USA and working in the Teesside area, were walking from Skinningrove to Saltburn along the base of […]

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Rescue – Sunday 31 January 2016

The search for a person missing in the Saltburn area ended this morning when volunteers from the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station recovered a fatally injured man from the base of Huntcliff. The search began on the evening of Saturday 30 January, and resumed soon after first light the following morning. The two RNLI lifeboat from Redcar launched just after 8.30am […]

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Rescue – 10 January 2016

The volunteer crew of the Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked in the early hours of Sunday 10 January 2016 after a person entered the sea at Redcar near to the Park Hotel on the Esplanade. The police contacted UK Coastguard who then paged the lifeboat crew at 3.26am. As the crew was assembling the coastguards were informed that police officers […]

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