Rescues during 2017

The information on this page may not reflect the official annual rescue figures published by the RNLI.

Entries without an incident number are cancelled launches and “good Samaritan services” carried out to help others in difficulty and which may not appear in the official figures. Maps are for information only and should not be relied upon.

Incident Time
Boat Details
  04:51 27 May 2017 D786 Report of a person in the sea at Redcar. Launch cancelled after police determined this was a hoax call.
 16 16:21 15 May 2017 B865 Several 999 reports of an inflatable dinghy drifting off Redcar. Search revealed the reported craft as the Saltscar Buoy.
 15 10:56 14 May 2017 B865 Fishing boat with 3pob broken down off Saltburn. Towed to safety at Saltburn.
  15:38 23 Apr 2017 B858 Surfer in difficulties near Saltburn pier. Launch cancelled after reports that the surfer had been rescued by others.
14 14:41 20 Apr 2017 B858 Fishing boat with 2 pob broken down in Tees bay. Towed to Paddy’s Hole, River Tees.
 13 16:18 17 Apr 2017 D786 Report of a body in the sea at Redcar. False alarm with good intent.
  12:26 11 Apr 2017 D786 Five people cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar. managed to get to safety unaided so launch cancelled.
11 & 12 02:43 31 Mar 2017 B858 & D786 Search for person reported in the sea at Redcar. Nothing found, false alarm.
10 13:00 24 Mar 2017 B858 Person rescued from the sea at Saltburn.
9 13:26 15 Mar 2017 B858 Broken down fishing boat with 1 person on board. Towed to safety in River Tees.
7 & 8 13:09 10 Mar 2017 B858 & D786 Search for missing person.
6 16:06 04 Feb 2017 D786 Reports of up to 5 people stranded on rocks at Redcar. Returned to safety unaided so launch cancelled.
5 17:06 28 Jan 2017 B858 Reports of a fishing boat in difficulties off Saltburn. On arrival all was found to be well. False alarm.
4 12:14 27 Jan 2017 D786 Launched to assist coastguard rescue teams with the recovery of a dog fallen from Huntcliff, Saltburn. Stood down en-route.
3 12:51 16 Jan 2017 D786 Reports of a surfer in difficulties off Marske. On arrival all was found to be well. False alarm.
1 & 2 23:34 08 Jan 2017 B858 & D786 Request to assist police searching for man in distress in Saltburn area. Lifeboats stood down by UK Coastguard after man was taken into care of police.