Rescue – Wednesday 15 July 2015

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was launched on Wednesday 15 July 2015 after a small leisure boat was swamped in the surf off Redcar. The emergency call came just after 2.30pm when a 12ft cabin cruiser, which had been bought the previous day, was struck by waves in the surf line while being launched from the beach near the Majuba car […]

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Rescue – Monday 13 July 2015

At 4.08pm on Monday 13 July 2015 the Redcar RNLI lifeboat Leicester Challenge III was launched to assist other emergency services dealing with an incident involving a distressed male on the Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough. The lifeboat was stood down at 5.04pm after the incident was brought to a successful conclusion.

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Rescue – Monday 6 July 2015

Two men were rescued from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn, by RNLI lifeboats on Monday 6 July 2015 after they got cut-off by the tide during an evening walk – but only after a friend searched the internet for the telephone number for the emergency services. The two Polish men, both in their 20s and living in Middlesbrough, were trapped […]

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Rescue – Saturday 4 July 2015

A man was taken to hospital after being rescued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) at Redcar when a trip out in a supermarket-bought inflatable boat nearly ended in tragedy on Saturday 4 July 2015. He had set out from the South Gare before being carried by the wind and tide towards the Teesside Wind Farm, and then towards […]

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Rescue – Friday 3 July 2015

The Atlantic 85 class lifeboat Leicester Challenge III launched ay 13:42 on Friday 3 July 2015 after UK Coastguard received a report of a 35ft fishing boat drifting in the River Tees after it lost it’s rudder. The drifting boat, with three people on board, was taken under tow to Paddy’s Hole in the River Tees.

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Rescue – Saturday 20 June 2015

16:08 Saturday 20 June 2015 The maiden voyage of a newly-purchased personal water craft (PWC) ended with its rider being rescued by the Redcar RNLI lifeboat on Saturday 20 June 2015. The rider, a man from the South Bank area near Middlebrough, was taking the PWC – commonly known as a jetski – for its first outing when it capsized […]

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