2014

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 Date Boat Details
54 & 55 15:16 29 Nov 2014 B858 & D735 Person found ill on the beach between Marske & Saltburn. Launch cancelled but crew assisted in transferring woman to ambulance at Saltburn. Click here for map.
52 & 53 20:33 19 Nov 2014 B858 & D735 Person in the sea off Redcar. Rescued by police. Launch cancelled.
51 14:45 25 Oct 2014 B858 Broken down boat with one pob. Towed to safety at Hartlepool. Click here for map.
50 23:06 28 Sep 2014 B858 Report of flare near Teesside Wind Farm. Area search, nothing found. False alarm.
48 & 49 02:38 19 Sep 2014 B858 & D735 Search for person reported in the sea at Redcar. False alarm.
47 16:48 16 Sep 2014 B858 Launched to assist broken down fishing boat 1nm NE of station. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for video.
46 09:50 12 Sep 2014 B858 Launched to investigate report of possible oil pollution near Saltscar buoy. Debris found but no oil pollution. Click here for map.
45 16:40 13 Aug 2014 D735 Launched to vehicle swamped by tide at South Gare. Stood by while recovery attempted. Stood down. Click here for news release. Click here for media report.
44 15:18 13 Aug 2014 D735 Launched to vehicle swamped by tide on beach at Majuba. Vehicle towed to high water mark by lifeboat launching tractor.
42 21:33 09 Aug 2014 D735 Report of people trapped on rocks. False alarm. Launch cancelled.
40 & 41 15:47 09 Aug 2014 B858 & D735 Search for missing child. Found safe ashore on Coatham beach.
39 11:29 27 Jul 2014 B858 Broken down fishing boat at Saltburn. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
37 & 38 14:07 26 Jul 2014 B858 & D735 Both boats called to Huntcliff to rescue four people cut off by the tide. Lifeguard also berought ashore. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
36 19:54 21 Jul 2014 B858 Search for missing swimmer in the River Tees.
35 21:06 17 Jul 2014 B858 Broken down fishing boat with 2 pob in River Tees. Stood by while craft made own way to safety. Click here for map.
34 14:08 05 Jul 2014 D677 Distressed person in the sea. Assisted by RNLI lifeguards so launch cancelled.
33 17:26 04 Jul 2014 B858 Broken down fishing boat. Launch cancelled, Hartlepool lifeboat dealt with casualty.
31 & 32 01:46 04 Jul 2014 B858 & D667 Both boats called to distressed person in the sea off Redcar. Assisted by others so launch cancelled.
30 19:01 02 Jul 2014 D677 Toy inflatable with 4 pob being carried away by wind and tide. Brought back to shore. Click here for map. Click here for press report.
29 19:05 18 Jun 2014 B858 RIB with 3pob, broken down north of River Tees entrance. Towed to safety in Hartlepool. Click here for map.
28 12:30 14 Jun 2014 B858 Two men rescued after being thrown into the sea from fishing boat. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
27 17:25 05 Jun 2014 B858 RIB with 4pob ran into rocks and damaged outboard angine. Towed to safety at Redcar. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
25 & 26 10:00 25 May 2014 B858 & D750 Both boats called to the assisrtance of an injured horse rider. Given first aid before being taken to hospital by police helicopter. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
24 15:41 18 May 2014 D750 Capsized PWC (“Jet Ski”). Towed back to beach at Redcar. Click here for map.
22 & 23 14:13 09 May 2014 B858 & D750 Both boats called to windsurfer in difficulties. Brought ashore and given CPR until paramedics arrived. Click here for map. Click here for news release.
21 08:08 06 May 2014 B858 Broken down fishing boat with 2 pob. Towed to safety in River Tees. Click here for map.
20 09:35 20 Apr 2014 D750 Diverted from exercise to assist paramedics evacuate injured person from beach at South Gare. Click here for map.
19 20:46 12 Apr 2014 B858 Report of person in the sea at South Gare. Launch cancelled – false alarm with good intent.
18 18:23 01 Apr 2014 B858 Male cut off by the tide between Marske and Saltburn. Managed to get to safety so lifeboat stood down.
16 & 17 18:09 29 Mar 2014 B858 & D677 Both boats called to yacht aground off Redcar. Click here for news release.
15 14:22 02 Mar 2014 B858 Two people and a dog cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Managed to wade to safety so launch cancelled.
14 15:12 01 Mar 2014 B858 Launched to broken down RIB with 2pob. Towed towards Hartlepool and tow passed to Hartlepool lifeboat. Click here for map.
13 13:08 01 Mar 2014 B858 Diverted from incident 12 after automatic distress signal picked up by lifeboat and coastguards. Traced to vessel in Tees Bay. False alarm. Resumed tow of broken down craft. Click here for news release. Click here for video.
12 12:46 01 mar 2014 B858 Launched to fishing boat with 7pob, broken down off Saltburn. Commenced tow to South gare until incident 13 occurred. Click here for map.
10 & 11 15:11 20 Feb 2014 B858 & D677 Both boats called to assist police with incident at Saltburn. Injured male found at base of cliffs. Sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Male brought back to lifeboat station and handed into the care of police. Click here for map. Click here for news report.
8 & 9 17:16 05 Feb 2014 B858 & D677 Both boats called to assist police with incident at Saltburn. D-677 launch cancelled, B-858 recalled. Click here for map. Click here for news report.
6 & 7 23:43 04 Feb 2014 B858 & D677 Both boats launched to assist police with vulnerable male at South Gare. Taken into care of police and paramedics before being transported to hospital by ambulance. Click here for map.
4 & 5 23:35 31 Jan 2014 B858 & D677 Both boats launched to search for person in a distressed state in the sea at Redcar. Found safe and well ashore. Click here for news release.
2 & 3 16:21 19 Jan 2014 B858 & D677 Multiple 999 calls reporting of surfer in difficulties off Redcar. False alarm – launches cancelled.
1 12:26 08 Jan 2014 B858 Launched to craft grounded on Saltburn beach. Boat and crew returned to ship anchored off Saltburn. Click here for map. Click here for news release. Click here for press report and pictures.

(The small print – this information may not reflect the official RNLI figures published each year in January. These are intended to reflect the activities of the lifeboat station through the year, including incidents which may not be recorded by the RNLI.)