2018

Rescues during 2018

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

Entries without an incident number are usually “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
Date
Boat Details
19 & 20 10:05 14 Jun 2018  B858 & D786 Recovered fatally injured person from base of cliffs at Saltburn.
17 & 18 02:09 07 Jun 2018  B858 & D786 Search for missing person at South Gare. Found and transported aboard lifeboat to waiting ambulance.
16 17:21 26 May 2018  B858 Yacht struck rocks at Redcar after engine fire. Towed towards Hartlepool and tow handed to Hartlepool ILB.
14 & 15 13:34 25 May 2018  B858 & D786 Report of person in the sea at Redcar. False alarm with good intent.
13 06:12 21 May 2018  B858 Person in the sea at South Gare. Rescued from beach and given treatment en route to lifeboat station. Handed into the care of paramedics.
 11 & 12 21:45 15 May 2018  B858 & D786 Red flare sighted near Saltburn. Search cancelled when confirmed as a firing from inland.
 10 07:03 07 May 2018  B858 Fishing boat with 3pob, broken down and drifting off Saltburn. Towed to safety at Saltburn.
 9 14:01 05 May 2018  B858 Report of kayak in difficulties off Redcar. False alarm. Launch cancelled.
 8 14:11 08 Apr 2018  B858 Fishing boat with 2pob. Prop fouled on rope. Rope released and boat towed to safety in River Tees.
 7 16:55 30 Mar 2018  D786 Launched to report of person in the sea at Redcar. Nothing found. False alarm.
 5 & 6 16:09 30 Mar 2018  B858 & D786 Both boats paged to reports of multiple people in the sea. Launch cancelled – others rescued the people involved.
  11:20 18 Feb 2018   Casualty care given to 71yo man after fall down steps onto beach.
4 19:35 12 Feb 2018 B858 Police incident at Saltburn. Resolved shortly after launching so returned to station.
3 10:22 6 Feb 2018 B858 Fishing boat with 2pob broken down off Saltburn. Towed to safety at Saltburn.
1 & 2 13:35 28 Jan 2018 B858 & D780 Recovered deceased dog from base of cliffs at Saltburn.