2008

Incident Date Boat Details
41 09:40hrs
14 Nov 2008
B777 Broken down fishing boat with one person on board. Towed to safety at Redcar by lifeboat. Click here for map. Click here for Google Earth placemark.
40 17:45hrs
24 Oct 2008
B777 Personal Water Craft capsized. Rider washed ashore, craft recovered by lifeboat. Click here for map. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for press report. Click here for press report.
38 & 39 22:45hrs
19 Sep 2008
B777 & D677 Person seen walking fully clothed into the sea. Air and sea search failed to find anything. Click here for map. Click here for Google Earth placemark.
36 & 37 16:48hrs
15 Sep 2008
B777 & D677 Person seen walking fully clothed into the sea. Person returned to shore as lifeboats arrived. Click here for map. Click here for Google Earth placemark. See press report.
35 18:30hrs
6 Sep 2008
Flood rescue team from Redcar and other North East RNLI stations tasked to Morpeth, Northumberland, for flood rescue work. See Channel 4 news report.
34 11:30hrs
6 Sep 2008
Flood rescue team from Redcar & Scarborough RNLI stations sent to Pickering, North Yorkshire after heavy rain in UK. See press report. See video.
18:00hrs
3 Sep2008
Swamped fishing boat tractor and trailer towed clear by lifeboat launching tractor.
32 & 33 14:06hrs
31 Aug 2008
B777 & D677 Three persons cut off by tide at Saltburn. Rescued by D677 and landed ashore at Saltburn. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Press report. Press report.
31 12:16hrs
26 Aug 2008
B777 Fishing boat with 2 pob broken down at Saltscar Buoy. Towed to safety at Redcar.Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map.
30 16:07hrs
02 Aug 2008
B777 Personal water craft broken down at Saltburn with 2 pob. Towed to safety at Saltburn. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report.
29 14:30hrs
30 Jul 2008
B777 Personal water craft broken down at Saltburn and member of public attempting to swim to assist. Helped by others before lifeboat arrived. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click herefor map.
28 13:47hrs
30 Jul 2008
D677 Man and boy in toy dinghy blown out to sea off Redcar. Rescued and returned to shore.Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map.
26 & 27 17:42hrs
29 Jul 2008
B777 & D677 Teenage girl carried out to sea. Rescued by D677 and taken to hospital. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Click here for BBC report.Click here for further press report. Click here for BBC radio report. Click here for BBC radio interview with survivor and mother. Click here for BBC radio interview with lifeboat helmsman.Click here for BBC TV report. Click here for ITV TV report. Click here for follow-up story.
24 & 25 15:00hrs
27 Jul 2008
B777 & D677 Maday call from fishing boat with 3pob run aground on rocks at Redcar. Towed clear by another vessel then escorted by lifeboat to safety. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click herefor map.
22 & 23 19:58hrs
21 Jul 2008
B777 & D677 Report of a person cut off by tide north of Skinningrove. Nothing found. False alarm, persons believed to have made own way to safety. Click here for google earth placemark. Click here for map.
20 & 21 20:46hrs
20 Jul 2008
B777 & D677 Report of a person washed of South Gare at mouth of River Tees by high seas. Nothing found. False alarm. Click here for google earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Click here for BBC interview.
19 14:11hrs
17 Jul 2008
B777 Fishing boat with 2 pob broken down between Marske and Saltburn. Towed to safety in River tees. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map.
17 & 18 11:52hrs
05 Jul 2008
B777 & D677 Kitesurfer in difficulties. Rescued by others before lifeboats arrived. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report.
15 & 16 11:02hrs
22 Jun 2008
B777 & D677 Windsurfer in difficulties at Saltburn in high winds (see BBC news item on storms). Rescued by D677 and returned to shore at Saltburn. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click herefor map. Click here for press report. Click here for BBC report.
13 & 14 11:29hrs
21 Jun 2008
B777 & D677 Boats capsized at Saltburn. 5 casualties washed ashore and transferred to hospital. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Click here for further press report. Click here for BBC report. Click here for follow-up report.
12 17:24hrs
10 Jun 2008
B777 Report of a Personal Water Craft (PWC) rider in difficulties. Returned to shore unaided. Click here for press report.
10 & 11 22:40hrs
08 Jun 2008
B777 & D677 Family of three cut off by tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Rescued and transferred to ambulance for hospital treatment. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for TV report. Click here for BBC report. Click here for press report. Click here for further press report.
9 08:40hrs
08 Jun 2008
B777 Lifeboat launched after dog got into difficulties.Molly the English Bull Terrier “coaxed” to shore. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Press report.
8 10:45hrs
01 Jun 2008
D677 Lifeboat diverted from exercise to investigate pollution incident. HMCG, Harbour Police, Environmental Agency & local council personnel involved.
7 08:11hrs
24 May 2008
B777 Fishing boat with 1 pob, broken down in mouth of River Tees. Towed to moorings. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for BBC report. Click here for press report.
6 09:15hrs
11 May 2008
B777 Search after report of a vessel suspected to be aground in thick fog. Nothing found – false alarm with good intent.
16:00hrs
10 May 2008
Crew gave first aid after a man sustained head injuries caused by a fall on the slipway oposite the lifeboat station.
5 13:59hrs
26 Apr 2008
B777 Small boat with 4 pob broken down off Marske. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report.
3 & 4 02:39hrs
17 Apr 2008
B777 & D677 Man lost overboard from pilot vessel in mouth of River Tees. Lifeboats from Redcar & Hartlepool tasked. Man recovered by pilot vessel crew and transferred to ambulance. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map. Click here for press report. Click here for follow-up story.
1 & 2 22:23hrs
15 Feb 2008
B777 & D677 Man fallen down shaft on Skinningrove Jetty. Tasked to assist then provided comms between Humber Coastguard and local units. Man rescued by fire brigade. Click here for Google Earth placemark. Click here for map of incident. Click here for press report. Click here to see BBC web site report. Click here for further press report. Click here for further press report.Click here for follow-up press report.