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 Call Outs - 2005

In an emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard

   32

Incidents in 2005 

 


Date of incident 13/12/2005
Time of incident 14:10
Details Pager call from Solent to missing person. Beach search from Bonchurch to Steephill Cove. Stood down, Police believed that person found in Birmingham. RTS - 16:03.
Team members DB, DT, CW, MH
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, SM(W)
Call Number 32

Date of incident 26/10/2005
Time of incident 15:45
Details Call from Solent to possible ORD at Woody. Found to be military ORD. EOD informed and will come to IW to dispose of. Met with EOD who will return in the morning to dispose of. 27/10/2005 - 07:30 met with EOD to dispose of ORD. RTS - 27/10/2005 - 08:30. 
Team members DB, JE, DT, AW, CW, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 31

Date of incident 2/10/2005
Time of incident 08:50
Details Pager call from Solent to lady with broken arm and possible leg on Ventnor Downs. Walked casualty out by stretcher to Ambulance. RTS - 10:30.
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, CW, MH
Other team (s) called IW Fire, IW Ambulance, IW Police
Call Number 30

Date of incident 27/9/2005
Time of incident 15:20
Details Call from Solent to mine in Ventnor Haven. Ventnor CG asked to remain on standby through the night until the Bomb Disposal Unit arrived. Shifts to occur through the night. EOD arrived at 10:30am (28/9/2005), mine exploded at 13:45. RTS - 14:35 (28/9/2005).
Video Clip Please click here to view a video clip of this call which is from the BBC News website. (Unfortunately, there is no sound).
Team members AW, CW, DT, SW, MR, MG, MH, JP, LG, KT, JE, BF, SM(W)
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT
Call Number 29

Date of incident 26/9/2005
Time of incident 12:01
Details Pager call from Solent to two persons off of Dunnose Point, one with breathing problems. IJ picked up and took to Seaclose HLS. RTS - 13:11.
Team members SW, LG, DT, MR, BF
Other team (s) called Rescue IJ
Call Number 28

Date of incident 24/9/2005
Time of incident 12:13
Details Pager call from Solent to Paraglider in a tree at Luccombe. Casualty was ok but glider was stuck up in a tree on the edge of a cliff. Helped to recover glider and all ok. RTS - 14:24.
Team members SW, LG, DT, MR, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 27

Date of incident 14/9/2005
Time of incident 16:20
Details Call from Solent to assist Bembridge with dog over cliff at Culver. Dog recovered and all ok. RTS - 18:00.
Team members CW, SW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT
Call Number 26

Date of incident 7/8/2005
Time of incident 14:50
Details

Call from Solent to persons cut off by tide at Shanklin Ledge. All ok and persons were fishing.

RTS - 15:07.

Team members MR, DB, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 25

Date of incident 4/8/2005
Time of incident 12:30
Details LG noticed two children in inflatable boat clinging to red marker post off of Ventnor Haven. SW & LG rescued them to shore, reunited with parents and gave advice. RTS - 12:45.
Team members SW, LG
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 24

Date of incident 3/8/2005
Time of incident 12:30
Details Call from Solent via DB regarding upturned inflatable. MH relaunched fishing boat and recovered it. LG & SW reunited it with owner at Steephill Cove and gave advice. RTS - 14:00.
Team members SW, LG, MH, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 23

Date of incident 9/7/2005
Time of incident 18:00
Details Drum of acid on beach at Cowes. IW Fire & Rescued recovered and disposed. RTS - 18:45.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called IW Fire
Call Number 22

Date of incident 8/7/2005
Time of incident 15:25
Details Call from Solent via DB to rucksack and portable TV abandoned on beach, west of Fishermans Cottage, Shanklin. All reunited with owner on arrival. RTS - 16:40.
Team members DB, SW, LG, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 21

Date of incident 5/7/2005
Time of incident 12:00
Details Call from Solent to Sailor with head injuries. Brought into Cowes and taken to Hospital. RTS - 13:00.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 20

Date of incident 3/7/2005
Time of incident 12:15
Details Call from Solent to woman who had fallen off of sea wall at Bonchurch. Arrived and woman had already been taken away by Ambulance. RTS - 13:15.
Team members DB, MR, JE, DT, JP
Other team (s) called IW Ambulance
Call Number 19

Date of incident 27/6/2005
Time of incident 10:47
Details

Call from Solent to report of dog fallen over the cliff at Tennyson. Dog dead and recovered by Freshwater ILB. RTS - 13:50.

Team members SW, CW, AW, DB
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Freshwater ILB
Call Number 18

Date of incident 24/6/2005
Time of incident 14:12
Details

Call from Solent to report of de-masted yacht off of Luccombe/Bonchurch - possible capsize. All ok.

RTS - 15:09.

Team members CW
Other team (s) called Sandown & Shanklin ILB
Call Number 17

Date of incident 18/6/2005
Time of incident 15:55
Details Call from Solent to capsized Lazer Dinghy, roughly 1.5 mi SW of St. Catherines Point. Yarmouth ALB went alongside and towed him back to Yarmouth. Resumed Patrol at 16:41.
Team members AW, JP
Other team (s) called Yarmouth ALB
Call Number 16

Date of incident 18/6/2005
Time of incident 13:56
Details Call from Solent to missing 5 year old boy, missing for over an hour, last seen at waters edge close to Sandown Pier. Stood down on arrival as boy found by Police towards Yaverland. Resumed Patrol as it was Round the Island Yacht Race at 14:10.
Team members AW, JP, CW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, IW Police
Call Number 15

Date of incident 16/6/2005
Time of incident 19:30
Details Whilst on training, call received from Solent to possible suicide case at Battery Gardens, Sandown. Casualty recovered and removed by Police. RTS - 22:00.
Team members DB, BF, MR, JE, MG, DT, KT, LG, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called IW Ambulance, IW Police
Call Number 14

Date of incident 29/5/2005
Time of incident 19:40
Details Call from Solent to man HLS at Seaclose for medivac. RTS - 20:45.
Team members SC
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 13

Date of incident 28/5/2005
Time of incident 16:55
Details Call from Solent to provide visual and observe boat after Pan Pan received. Boat had broken rudder with poor communications. Towed to Portsmouth Harbour by lifeboat. RTS - 17:57.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called Bembridge Lifeboat, Rescue IJ
Call Number 12

Date of incident 27/5/2005
Time of incident 17:39
Details Call from Solent to report of small boat drifting. Boat had 3 persons on board and was ok. Fishing between Ventnor Haven and Wheelers Bay. RTS - 18:07.
Team members CW, DT, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 11

Date of incident 14/5/2005
Time of incident 10:30
Details Call from Solent to report fault with Channel 23 at Remote Site. All ok. RTS - 11:00.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 10

Date of incident 13/5/2005
Time of incident 12:30
Details Call from Solent via DB to man remote site (St. Boniface). Very busy but no incidents and all messages relayed to Solent. RTS - 14:20.
Team members AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 9

Date of incident 11/5/2005
Time of incident 11:42
Details Call from Solent to elderly man stuck half way up Devils Chimney. Fitted him with a harness and line and assisted him to the top. All ok. RTS - 12:18.
Team members SW, CW, DT, BF, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 8

Date of incident 10/4/2005
Time of incident 11:30
Details Callout to East Cowes. RTS - 12:30.
Team members SC
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 7

Date of incident 31/3/2005
Time of incident 19:30
Details Call from Solent to 3 missing persons and dog in Whale Chine area. Searches carried out and persons found at Blackgang. 1 female casualty recovered by cliff. All cold but ok. RTS - 22:30.
Team members DB, BF, MR, JE, MG, DT, SC, KT, LG, AW, CW, PB, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, IW Ambulance
Call Number 6

Date of incident 29/3/2005
Time of incident 13:46
Details Call from Solent to dog in water at Shanklin. Dog was in water but ok and had been swimming for over an hour approx 1 mile out. RTS - 15:45.
Team members CW, PB, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 5

Date of incident 16/2/2005
Time of incident 16:00
Details Call from Solent to investigate life raft at Rocken End corner. Discovered 18 propane cylinders and various other plastic containers. Findings reported to Solent. RTS - 17:30.
Team members SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 4

Date of incident 15/2/2005
Time of incident 14:06
Details Call from Solent to man over cliff at Botanic Gardens. Self rescued - all ok. RTS - 14:20.
Team members PB, SW, CW, MG, DT, DB
Other team (s) called IW Fire
Call Number 3

Date of incident 12/2/2005
Time of incident 13:30
Details Call from Solent to check for gas canisters lost from container in Chale Bay. Container at Shephards Chine. Search from Rocken End to St. Lawrence, with 17 found in the St. Catherines area. RTS - 15:30.
Team members DB, DT, LG, SW, JE
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 2

Date of incident 6/2/2005
Time of incident 17:45
Details Pager call from Solent to missing Zap Cat. Found off Ryde Sands, safe and well. RTS - 18:00.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 1

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