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.

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Incident Time
Date
Boat Details
52 10:50 11 Nov 2018 B858 Person in the sea at Marske. Rescued and handed into the care of the police.
51 16:23 08 Nov 2018 B858 Dog in difficulty in River Tees. Rescued and returned to owners.
49 & 50 13:02 07 Nov Oct 2018 B858 & D735 Two people cut off by the tide at Huntcliff. Rescued and returned to safety at Saltburn.
48 09:09 21 Oct 2018 B858 Person in the sea at Marske. Stood down en-route.
47 12:05 12 Oct 2018 B858 Police incident at Saltburn. Stood down en-route.
45 & 46 11:47 28 Sep 2018 B858 & D786 RIB capsized with 2pob near Redcar. occupants found safe and well. RIB refloated from rocks by D786.
44 09:02 27 Sep 2018 B858  Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by others – stood down before launching. Taken into police custody.
43 22:51 18 Sep 2018 B858  Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by others – stood down before launching. Assistance given by crew travelling by road.
41 & 42 22:37 17 Sep 2018 B858 & D786 Police incident at Huntcliff. Stood down before launching.
40 18:42 14 Sep 2018 B858 Police incident at Tees Flyover, River Tees. Resolved by police.
39 01:57 08 Sep 2018 D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Found injured ashore. Treated until arrival of other emergency services.
38 03:12 27 Aug 2018 B858 Police incident at Newport Bridge, River Tees. Resolved while en route. Lifeboat stood down.
36 & 37 16:21 11 Aug 2018 B858 & D786 Two people cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Rescued and returned to safety at Skinningrove.
35 17:41 08 Aug 2018 B858 Broken down boat off Skinningrove. Towed to safety at Skinningrove.
34 10:32 05 Aug 2018 B858 Diverted from exercise to broken down boat between  Saltburn and Skinningrove. Crew member boarded craft and resolved engine problem. Craft escorted until confident of engine performance.
33 22:07 03 Aug 2018 D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued and landed ashore to waiting ambulance.
32 17:33 02 Aug 2018 B858 Two children drifting out to sea on an inflatable at Saltburn. Assisted by RNLI lifeguards.
31 19:45 21 Jul 2018   Casualty-care trained crew assisted other emergency services with the evacuation of a badly injured person at South Gare.
30 18:42 21 Jul 2018  D786 Three persons cut off by the tide at Redcar. Rescued and returned to shore.
28 & 29 21:44 15 Jul 2018  B858 & D786 Search for missing person in the Saltburn area. Nothing found after search by lifeboats and UK Coastguards.
27 17:33 15 Jul 2018  B858  Reports of three persons on an inflatable drifting out to sea. Found ashore safe and well.
25 & 26 00:21 09 Jul 2018  B858 & D786 Search for missing person in the South Gare area. Located by police helicopter and given casualty care by lifeboat crew until arrival of ambulance.
24 14:29 07 Jul 2018  B858 Broken down boat. Towed to safety at Redcar.
22 & 23 22:11 28 Jun 2018  B858 & D786 Search for missing person in the Saltburn area. Nothing found.
21 12:51 25 Jun 2018  B858 Kayaker in difficulties in Coatham Bay. Found ashore. Given emergency medical treatment before evacuation to hospital.
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.