2020

Rescues during 2020

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.

 

Launch Time
Date
Boat Details
73 & 74 11:44 27 Nov 2020 B895 & D786 Incident at Saltburn. Stood by while other emergency services responded.
72 13:36 24 Nov 2020 D786 Incident at Redcar. Lifeboat stood down before launching.
71 14:45 22 Nov 2020 B895 Search for missing person in Saltburn area. Found ashore by police. Lifeboat stood down.
70 16:20 20 Nov 2020 B895 Incident at Saltburn. Stood down – incident successfully resolved.
68 & 69 13:18 16 Nov 2020 B895 & D786 Two people cut off by the tide at Huntcliff. Rescued and returned to shore at Saltburn.
67 10:36 11 Nov 2020 B895 Fishing boat with 2pob with fouled propeller off Markse. Freed & towed to safety at Redcar.
65 & 66 23:26 09 Nov 2020 B895 & D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by police & RNLI crew.
64 10:34 09 Nov 2020 B895 Dog swimming away from the shore at South Gare. Returned unaided so launch cancelled.
63 14:53 05 Nov 2020 D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued by others. Stood down before launching.
61 & 62 14:47 20 Oct 2020 B895 & D786 Person in the sea near Saltburn pier. Rescued by others and given emergency care until ambulance arrived. Lifeboats stood down.
60 14:47 20 Oct 2020 D786 Two people cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar. Rescued and returned to shore.
58 & 59 11:09 27 Sep 2020 B895 & D786 Both lifeboats tasked to assist with injured person on beach at Saltburn. RNLI lifeguards and other emergency services in attendance so crews stood down before launching.
56 & 57 20:05 14 Sep 2020 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats launched to search for person in the sea near Redcar. Nothing found after area search.
55 12:13 06 Sep 2020 B858 Broken down boat with 2pob, north of Saltscar Buoy. Towed to safety at Hartlepool.
54 11:43 02 Sep 2020 B858 Tasked to horse swimming out to sea. Launch cancelled when the horse turned round!
53 12:12 31 Aug 2020 B858 Launched to person in small inflatable crossing the River tees. Stood down en route.
51 & 52 21:29 19 Aug 2020 B858 & D786 Assisted Cleveland Police and other emergency services with incident in River Tees. Body recovered.
50 19:56 17 Aug 2020 D786 Concerns for the safety of a dog swimming away from the beach. Rescued by others.
48 & 49 13:49 16 Aug 2020 B858 & D786 Recovered body from Huntcliff, Saltburn.
46 & 47 06:01 15 Aug 2020 B858 & D786 Person in the sea at Redcar. Rescued and handed into care of police.
45 19:02 07 Aug 2020 B858 Launched to investigate reports of drifting inflatables between Redcar and Marske. Abandoned toy inflatable found. Second inflatable with 2 persons on board found not in need of assistance.
44 20:13 04 Aug 2020 B858 Police incident on River Tees. Resolved before launching.
42 & 43 11:33 01 Aug 2020 B858 & D786 Report of four people cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Nothing found after area search.
Report of children in difficulties in the sea at Redcar. Returned to shore unaided. Launch cancelled.
38 & 39 22:45 28 Jul 2020 B858 & D786 Report of person in the sea at Redcar after clothing found on slipway. Found ashore. Launch cancelled.
36 & 37 22:30 28 Jul 2020 B858 & D786 Search for injured person between Redcar & Marske. Found by Coastguard Rescue Team. Launch cancelled.
35 20:11 27 Jul 2020 B858 Report of dog in difficulties in River Tees. Managed to get to safety unaided. Launch cancelled.
34 17:10 25 Jul 2020 B858 Report of windsurfer in difficulties. Found safe and well close to shore edge.
33 18:59 24 Jul 2020 B858 Broken down boat with 4 pob. Towed to safety in River Tees.
31 & 32 15:15 20 Jul 2020 B858 & D786 Incident at Saltburn. Lifeboat stood down en-route.
30 15:33 18 Jul 2020 B858 Boat broken down with 3pob. Escorted back to Redcar.
28 & 29 15:49 05 Jul 2020 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats launched to incident at Saltburn. Body recovered.
26 & 27 14:14 04 Jul 2020 B858 & D786 Three people cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Stood down en-route. Self-rescued.
24 & 25 14:30 25 Jun 2020 B858 & D786 Search for missing child at Redcar. Found safe and well by police.
22 & 23 11:53 24 Jun 2020 B858 & D786 Search for missing person at North Gare. Stood down after area search.
21 16:46 07 Jun 2020 B858 Person in the sea near Redcar. Rescued by crew from shore and given emergency aid until arrival of ambulance service.
19 & 20 08:35 31 May 2020 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats launched to person in the sea at Saltburn. Rescued by others. Lifeboats stood down.
17 & 18 10:55 28 May 2020 B858 & D786 Search for missing person.
15 & 16 15:41 23 May 2020 B858 & D786 Search for missing person. Stood down after area search.
13 & 14 09:33 08 Apr 2020 B858 & D786 Search for person in the sea at Redcar. Stood down before launching.
11 & 12 03:08 21 Mar 2020 B858 & D786 Search for person in the sea at Redcar.
9 & 10 13:01 07 Mar 2020 B858 & D786 Report of person cut off by the tide at Satlburn. False alarm.
8 11:43 25  Feb 2020 B858 Incident on River Tees. Stood down en route.
6 & 7 13:09 23 Feb 2020 B858 & D786 Two people cut off by the tide at Saltburn. Rescued and returned to safety at Saltburn.
4 & 5 00:59 19 Feb 2020 B858 & D786 Search for possible missing people off Redcar. Found safe ashore. Lifeboats stood down.
11:00 06 Feb 2020 Crew assisted with stranded white-nosed dolphin on beach at Redcar.
3 17:26 02 Feb 2020 B858 Search for possible missing people in the area of Huntcliff, Saltburn. Nothing found after search. Lifeboat stood down.
1 & 2 14:00 07 Jan 2020 B858 & D786 Both lifeboats launched to search for a dog reported missing at Huntcliff. Sadly found deceased at the base of the cliffs. Brought back to Redcar and placed into the care of its owner.