1998

Incident Date Boat Details
49 29 December 1998 B580 4 adults, 1 child and 2 dogs trapped by tide at Huntcliff – escorted to safety on foot by lifeboat crew.
48 13 December 1998 B580 Fishing boat disabled and taking in water. Towed to South Gare
47 6 December 1998 B580 Search for fisherman washed off South Gare breakwater – body recovered by RAF helicopter
46 29 November 1998 B580 Skindivers overdue – found by B580 clinging to fishing “dan” flag
45 18 November 1998 B580 Disabled fishing vesel – towed to safety at Redcar
44 8 November 1998 B580 Winsurfer reported in difficulties – no assistance required
43 14 October 1998 B580 Red flares – found to have been fired from shore
42 19 September 1998 B580 Jetskier in difficulties – no assistance required
41 13 September 1998 B515 Continued search for person lost from fishing boat at Saltburn – abandoned due to poor sea conditions
39 & 40 12 September 1998 B515 &
D523
Extensive air/sea search for person lost from fishing boat at Saltburn
38 25 August 1998 B515 Continued search for person believed missing in the sea
36 & 37 24 August 1998 B515 &
D523
Person believed missing in the sea
34 & 35 19 August 1998 B515 &
D523
Persons missing in the sea – false alarm
33 19 August 1998 B515 Broken down fishing vessel – towed to River Tees
32 12 August 1998 B515 25ft fishing vessel with fouled propeller – towed to River Tees
31 12 August 1998 B515 Fishing vessel – 4 p.o.b. – prop. shaft failure – assisted by other vessels
29 & 30 11 August 1998 B515 & D523 Children reported missing on beach after clothing found – extensive air/sea search called off – false alarm
28 9 August 1998 D523 Windsurfer in difficulties – assisted ashore by jet-skiers
26 & 27 9 August 1998 B515 &
D523
Divers overdue – found safely
25 6 August 1998 B515 Yacht ‘Lucky Luke’ ran aground – escorted to safety
24 28 July 1998 B515 &
D523
Clothes found on beach – false alarm
23 26 July 1998 B515 Walkers cut off by tide below cliffs – nothing found
22 14 July 1998 B515 Windsurfer in dificulties – blown to shore by strong winds
20 & 21 11 July 1998
(twice)
D523 Broken down speed boat – fault rectified by RNLI crew.
Second call to same craft – ran out of fuel – towed to safety at Marske
19 11 July 1998 B515 18ft rescue boat sinking – 2 crew saved
18 11 July 1998 B515 16ft speed boat – towed to safety at Marske
17 8 July 1998 B515 44ft cruiser- MAYDAY – taking water – leak stopped by lifeboat crew – boat towed to Hartlepool
16 24 June 1998 D523 Windsurfer in difficulties – brought ashore
15 18 June 1998 B515 Fishing vessel broken down. Towed to safety.
14 7 June 1998 D523 Yacht ‘Taku Maru’ standing into danger. Escorted.
13 7 Jun 1998 D523 12ft Speedboat broken down. Towed to safety.
12 24 May 1998 B515 Yacht ‘Moon Shadow’ towed to H’pool
11 23 May 1998 B515 Small open power boat
10 27 April 1998 B515 Small open power boat
9 29 March 1998 B580 Fishing vessel ‘Pisces’
8 29 March 1998 D523 Fishing vessel ‘Pisces’
7 14 March 1998 B580 Surf board – false alarm
6 14 March 1998 B580 Person drowning – search continued
5 13 March 1998 B580 Person drowning – nothing found
4 13 March 1998 D523 Person drowning – nothing found
3 22 February 1998 B580 Sail board
2 8 February 1998 B580 Persons cut off by tide at Huntcliff
1 14 January 1998 B580 Fishing vessel ‘Nichola Jane’