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 Call Outs - 2007

In an emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Below are the details for the calls that the Ventnor team have had during 2007.

 

68  

Incidents in 2007 

 


 
Date of incident 31/12/2007
Time of incident 19:18                                                                                                         
Details Pager call from Solent to ? red flare 2mi south of St. Catherine's Lighthouse. Search of area, nothing seen. RTS - 20:30.
Team members DB, AW, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 68


Date of incident 31/12/2007
Time of incident 18:46                                                                                                        
Details Whilst on call for number 66, Solent tasked CRV to Newport Landing site for medivac.
Team members DT, MR
Other team (s) called Newport IRT & Rescue WB
Call Number 67                                                                                                             

Date of incident 31/12/07
Time of incident 16:45                                                                                                        
Details Call from Solent to becalmed Yacht off Ventnor. Extensive search Blackgang to Shanklin, nothing untoward.
Team members DB, DT, MR, AW, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue WB            
Call Number 66

Date of incident 11/12/2007
Time of incident 16:50
Details Call to man Seaclose HLS for medivac. Stood down on arrival. RTS 17:30
Team members JP, DB
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, IW Fire
Call Number 65                                     

Date of incident 2/12/2007
Time of incident 00:00
Details Call from Solent about flood warnings. No further action required.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 64

Date of incident 1/12/07
Time of incident 09:00
Details Call from Solent to Yacht in difficulty of Castlehaven. Observed all OK. RTS 10:15
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 63

Date of incident 20/11/2007
Time of incident 22:00
Details Call from Solent to ? boat in trouble off Ventnor. Nothing found, FAWGI.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 62

Date of incident 14/11/2007
Time of incident 16:46
Details Called to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport
Team members MR
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, Rescue WB, IW Fire
Call Number 61

Date of incident 10/11/2007
Time of incident 23:00
Details Call from Solent to report of person falling over cliff at Luccombe. Extensive search ? hoax. RTS 00:55
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue, Police Boxer, IW Police
Call Number 60

Date of incident 4/11/2007
Time of incident 17:30
Details Pager call from Solent to missing boy cut off by tide at Luccombe. Found and recovered
Team members DB, MG, MH
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 59

Date of incident 4/11/2007
Time of incident 04:15
Details Call from Solent to assist Needles in search for missing male last seen at Grange Chine. Search Brighstone to Whale Chine - nothing found. RTS - 07:15
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, AW, CW, SW, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue WB, Freshwater L/B, IW Police
Call Number 58

Date of incident 26/10/2007
Time of incident 13:10
Details Call to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport for medivac. RTS - 14:30
Team members DB
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, IW Fire, Rescue WB
Call Number 57

Date of incident 24/10/2007
Time of incident 10:30
Details Call to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport for medivac. RTS - 11:30
Team members DB
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, IW Fire, Rescue WB
Call Number 56

Date of incident 17/10/2007
Time of incident 16:24
Details Pager call from Solent for a dog in sea near Sandown Pier. Dog made it's own way back. RTS - 17:54
Team members DB, DT, CW
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue
Call Number 55

Date of incident 13/10/2007
Time of incident 09:30
Details Call from Solent to search for persons missing from a capsized vessel in the entrance to Langstone Harbour. Search by Ventnor, Seaview to Wootton Creek. Nothing found. RTS - 13:30.
Team members AW, JP, MG, BF, MR, LG, SW, MH, SC, CW
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Bembridge CRT, Cowes ILB, Ryde Rescue, Rescue WB
Call Number 54

Date of incident 6/10/2007
Time of incident 16:30
Details Call from Solent to red flare off Luccombe. Boat with power failure. Crew sick and boat fixed. All OK. RTS - 17:30.
Team members DB, LG
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue
Call Number 53

Date of incident 2/10/2007
Time of incident 11:00
Details Call from Newport Alpha to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport for Medivac. RTS - 12:00
Team members JP
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, IW Fire, Rescue WB
Call Number 52

Date of incident 27/9/2007
Time of incident 11:00
Details Call to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport for medivac. RTS - 12:00
Team members MR
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, IW Fire, Rescue WB
Call Number 51

Date of incident 21/9/2007
Time of incident 22:15
Details Call from Solent to ? mayday call to 4 persons in water. Extensive search carried out by all teams. Nothing found. RTS - 01:45
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, AW, CW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Bembridge Lifeboat, Rescue WB
Call Number 50

Date of incident 18/9/2007
Time of incident 21:00
Details Call from Solent to missing dog in front of Spyglass in rocks. Dog found by Fire service and rescued by Ventnor CG. All OK. RTS - 23:30
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, SC, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called IW Fire, RSPCA
Call Number 49

Date of incident 16/9/2007
Time of incident 21:00
Details Call from Solent to man remote Radio Site at St. Boniface. RTS - 06:30 (17/9/2007).
Team members DB, DT, BF, MR, AW, CW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 48

Date of incident 30/8/2007
Time of incident 14:33
Details Call from Solent to look for small speedboat drifting towards Monks Bay. Ventnor Harbour master attended to tow boat back to Ventnor Haven. All OK. RTS - 16:30
Team members SW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 47

Date of incident 21/8/2007
Time of incident 15:16
Details Pager call from Solent to assist search for missing male in the Needles area. Nothing found. RTS - 20:15.
Team members DB, DT, MR, MH, CW, AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 46

Date of incident 11/8/2007
Time of incident 20:15
Details Pager call from Solent to RIB off Shanklin. Stood down. RTS - 20:20.
Team members DT, LG, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 45

Date of incident 8/8/2007
Time of incident 16:53
Details Call from Solent to two young males sliding down cliff close to Horse Ledge. On arrival two males were back with parents. All OK. Also assisted Lifeguards with talk to RIB owner about speeding close inshore. RTS - 17:50.
Team members DT, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 44

Date of incident 5/8/2007
Time of incident 18:41
Details Call to Shanklin Beach, Appley steps to woman sitting in the sea. Police recovered woman from the sea before Ventnor CG arrived. All OK. RTS - 19:45.
Team members DT, MR
Other team (s) called IW Police
Call Number 43

Date of incident 4/8/2007
Time of incident 22:42
Details Pager call from Solent re man on edge of cliff at Battery Gardens, Sandown. All OK. RTS - 00:00.
Team members DT, MG, BF, MR
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, IW Police
Call Number 42

Date of incident 30/7/2007
Time of incident 22:00
Details Call from Solent to distress call on channel 16 to a person on cliffs at Rocken End. Extensive search carried out but nothing found. 3 Flares fired. RTS - 01:00.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, LG, AW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 41

Date of incident 25/7/2007
Time of incident 15:15
Details Call from Solent to two dogs over cliff at Tennyson. Full cliff team mustered. Freshwater Lifeboat rescued one dog and the other one made its own way back up. RTS - 16:45.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, AW, LG, SW, MH, JP, JW
Other team (s) called Freshwater Lifeboat
Call Number 40

Date of incident 23/7/2007
Time of incident 17:29
Details Call from resident of Wheelers Bay with regard to object floating in the sea. Observed and 95% sure that it was a beer keg. RTS - 18:36.
Team members SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 39

Date of incident 20/7/2007
Time of incident 17:15
Details Call from Solent, report of boat in trouble off Ventnor. Whether rough but ok. All OK. RTS - 18:15.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 38

Date of incident 19/7/2007
Time of incident 04:45
Details Resume search for incident below, covering area from Steephill to Bembridge Harbour. Nothing found. RTS - 11:00.
Team members DB, MR, MG, DT, SC, LG, AW, CW, MH, JP, JW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Lifeboats, Rescue WB
Call Number 37 (second part of call 37 detailed below)

Date of incident 18/7/2007
Time of incident 15:15
Details Call from Solent to possible missing persons. RIB found unoccupied off Bembridge Ledge, engine warm. Extensive search with Lifeboats, Helicopter and search teams. Male found (T4) and taken to Seaclose HLS. Search called off at 22:30 to resume in the morning. (See incident above). RTS - 22:30.
Team members DB, CW, MG, AW, DT, MR, SC, JP, MH, LG, SW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Lifeboats, Rescue WB, Newport IRT
Call Number 37

Date of incident 18/7/2007
Time of incident 14:00
Details Call from Solent to dinghy blowing offshore unoccupied at Shanklin beach. Searched shoreline but nothing found. Owner located and all OK. RTS 15:15.
Team members DB, CW, MG, AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 36

Date of incident 10/7/2007
Time of incident 11:00
Details Call from Solent to meet Navel EOD team at Dunroamin beach to survey and ? blow up the ordinance found. Found to be a wheel of some unknown description. Stood down. RTS - 13:00
Team members AW, SW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 35

Date of incident 9/7/2007
Time of incident 22:00
Details Call to return to Dunroamin beach, Lake to position of suspected mine at low water. Ordinance carried out. Photo's taken and sent to Navel EOD. They will come over tomorrow at low tide. No more presence required as mine will be covered by tide. Stood down. RTS - 00:30.
Team members SW, AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 34

Date of incident 9/7/2007
Time of incident 13:52
Details Called to suspected landmine at Dunroamin beach. tide had covered on arrival. Then tasked by Solent to another incident. (See incident 31). RTS - 17:00.
Team members SW, AW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 33

Date of incident 9/7/2007
Time of incident 15:46
Details Tasked by Solent to mayday call from Yacht. Observed from Culver Down and searched to Woody Head. Nothing found and stood down. RTS - 17:00.
Team members SW, AW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 32

Date of incident 5/7/2007
Time of incident 19:10
Details Call to capsized boat in Shanklin. Cat overturned but Shanklin YC in attendance. All OK. Weather fowl for July! RTS - 20:00
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 31

Date of incident 30/6/2007
Time of incident 13:30
Details Call to overturned yacht 1.5mi SE of St. Catherines Lighthouse. 14 people on board clinging to the side. All 14 rescued by Rescue WB and taken to Lee-on-Solent. All ok and well. RTS - 14:30.
Team members DB, SW
Other team (s) called Rescue WB & Bembridge Lifeboat
Call Number 30

Date of incident 28/6/2007
Time of incident 19:30
Details DT report of gas cylinder in rocks at Binnel Bay. On investigation found to be oxygen cylinder. Very rusty. (Training search teams and casualty evacuation on Ventnor Downs at the same time). RTS - 21:30.
Team members DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 29

Date of incident 23/6/2007
Time of incident 13:45
Details Call from Solent to capsized Cat off Ventnor Haven. Sandown Inshore Rescue tasked but stood down as Harbour Master righted Cat to continue its journey to Calshot. All OK. (Incident occured whilst on patrol for Round the Island Yacht Race). Resumed Patrol - 14:45.
Team members DB, MR, DT, AW, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 28

Date of incident 7/6/2007
Time of incident 16:42
Details False sighting with good intent of Kayak in difficulties. Kayak came ashore OK. RTS - 17:38.
Team members SW, CW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 27

Date of incident 6/6/2007
Time of incident 10:00
Details Man remote site at St. Boniface. All OK. RTS - 12:45.
Team members DT, AW, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 26

Date of incident 4/6/2007
Time of incident 18:00
Details Tasked to assist Bembridge CRT following report of small boat sinking in Sandown Bay. False alarm with good intent. RTS - 18:30.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT
Call Number 25

Date of incident 1/6/2007
Time of incident 15:13
Details Call from Solent via DB to a man who was in the water at Bonchurch looking distressed. Arrived on scene and casualty had been in water for some time but OK. RTS - 15:47.
Team members SW, MR, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 24

Date of incident 24/5/2007
Time of incident 11:30
Details Call to man Seaclose HLS for medivac. RTS - 12:30.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, Rescue WB
Call Number 23

Date of incident 21/5/2007
Time of incident 18:00
Details Call from Solent to Spyglass. Report of woman walking into water. Casualty walked to Police van and all OK.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue, IW Police, IW Ambulance
Call Number 22

Date of incident 18/5/2007
Time of incident 14:45
Details Call from Solent via DB to report that a member of the public had reported a life jacket in the water off Woody Bay. Arrived on scene but visibility too bad to see bject properly. Reported to Solent and Rescue IJ called who fished out object with grab net. Object was half inflated raft. RTS - 15:45.
Team members SW
Other team (s) called Rescue IJ
Call Number 21

Date of incident 16/5/2007
Time of incident 10:25
Details Pager call from Solent to Dinghy off Sandown Bay. Search shoreline from Ventnor Haven to Sandown Pier. Bembridge CRT searched from Culver to Sandown Pier. Rescue IJ searched Sandown Bay to St. Catherines Lighthouse. Nothing found. RTS - 13:00.
Team members DB, DT, MG, MH
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Rescue IJ
Call Number 20

Date of incident 12/5/2007
Time of incident 15:15
Details Call from Solent to possible mayday off Horse Ledge, Shanklin cliffs. Rescue IJ searched, Ventnor CG observed from cliffs but nothing found. RTS - 16:15.
Team members DB, MG
Other team (s) called Rescue IJ
Call Number 19

Date of incident 19/4/2007
Time of incident 16:40
Details Tasked by Solent to Sandown as rubber dinghy had capsized off Sandown Pier. 3 young males swam back to shore and dinghy blown out to sea. Casualties all OK. Numerous 999 calls about the dinghy. RTS - 17:20.
Team members AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 18

Date of incident 9/4/2007
Time of incident 14:25
Details Call from Solent to two persons in an inflatable waving and shouting off Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin. Sandown Inshore Rescue launched and on scene. All OK and good intent. 
Team members DT, LG, DB, JP
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue
Call Number 17

Date of incident 6/4/2007
Time of incident 01:03
Details Pager call from Solent to man Seaclose HLS for medivac. RTS - 02:04.
Team members MR
Other team (s) called CG Helicopter, Newport IRT
Call Number 16

Date of incident 5/4/2007
Time of incident 12:28
Details Pager call from Solent to assist Ambulance recover woman with broken ankle. Rescue VA picked up casualty and took to Seaclose HLS. Needles CRT on scene. RTS - 13:30
Team members DT, LG, DB
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Rescue VA
Call Number 15

Date of incident 2/4/2007
Time of incident 18:50
Details Call from Solent to boat in trouble off Fisherman's Cottage, Shanklin. Sandown Inshore Rescue tasked and found to be Jet Ski. All OK before arriving. RTS - 19:15.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue
Call Number 14

Date of incident 29/3/2007
Time of incident 19:30
Details Call from Solent whilst training at Luccombe to two persons on cliff at Wheelers Bay. IW Fire on scene. Rescued both and all OK. RTS - 22:00
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, LG, CW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called IW Fire
Call Number 13

Date of incident 18/3/2007
Time of incident 15:00
Details Team member MH out with family and observed smoking Vauxhall Nova at bottom of cliff at Whale Chine. MH looked for casualties but nothing found. Solent were called to inform of incident. Rescue IJ, Needles CRT and IW Fire on scene. All OK.
Team members MH
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Rescue IJ, IW Fire
Call Number 12

Date of incident 11/3/2007
Time of incident 14:35
Details Call from Solent to investigate after spoken word "Mayday" heard on St. Boniface aerial. Searched at different vantage points from St. Catherines to Sandown Bay, Yacht seen 3/4 mi SW of Ventnor Haven not making any progress. Sandown Inshore Rescue tasked and Solent asked Ventnor CG to move position to Woody Bay, vessel now not visual. SLB unable to see vessel so searched other areas and not seen. Yacht eventually seen 2mi S of Freshwater by Needles CRT. All OK. RTS - 18:30.
Team members AW, JP, DB
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue, Needles CRT
Call Number 11

Date of incident 28/2/2007
Time of incident 14:00
Details Call from Solent to man Seaclose HLS for surgeons from Southampton to assist in St. Mary's Hospital. RTS - 14:45.
Team members DB, MR
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, CG Helicopter, IW Fire
Call Number 10

Date of incident 24/2/2007
Time of incident 14:30
Details Call from member of the public regarding object on Ventnor Beach. Found shampoo bottles and Motorcycle parts believed to be from MSC Napoli. Also suspected fuel container (10L) with 5L remaining. Solent informed and IW Fire removed via Haz Chem team. RTS - 15:30.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called IW Fire
Call Number 9

Date of incident 24/2/2007
Time of incident 11:57
Details Pager call from Solent re member of the public reporting a Dolphin/Porpoise at St. Catherines Point. Needles CRT attended and were first on scene who searched from Watershoot Bay. Ventnor CG searched from Castlehaven to Lighthouse. Dolphin found 400 meters west of Caravan Site. RTS - 13:37.
Team members DT, MG, CW
Other team (s) called Needles CRT
Call Number 8

Date of incident 18/2/2007
Time of incident 11:27
Details Tasked by Solent whilst on Patrol/Training to female cut off by tide at cliffs by Horse Ledge. Attempted to climb cliff and spotted by person at Shanklin Fishing club. Sandown Inshore Rescue tasked who picked up casualty and brought ashore to Fishing Club. All OK. Resumed patrol - 12:55.
Team members DT, AW
Other team (s) called Sandown Inshore Rescue
Call Number 7

Date of incident 17/2/2007
Time of incident 05:07
Details Pager call from Solent to man Seaclose HLS for medivac. RTS - 07:17.
Team members MR, SC
Other team (s) called Newport IRT
Call Number 6

Date of incident 26/1/2007
Time of incident 11:50
Details Call from Solent to dog in sea at Shanklin. Dog came ashore in between Shanklin and Sandown. Taken by woman before Ventnor CG arrived on scene. Drove along revetment but nothing found. RTS - 12:30.
Team members SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 5

Date of incident 18/1/2007
Time of incident 12:00
Details Call from Solent to assist Bembridge CRT with man cut off by tide at Yaverland. Arrived on scene and no assistance required. RTS - 13:08.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT
Call Number 4

Date of incident 11/1/2007
Time of incident 09:13
Details Call to search for bag of Flares from St. Catherines to Blackgang. No bag found.  RTS - 12:30.
Team members DB, MG, MH, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 3

Date of incident 7/1/2007
Time of incident 20:45
Details Call from Solent to missing girls at Niton who were last seen at 16:00 walking dog. Extensive search carried out. Girls found in gorse at N of Watershoot Bay. Safe but cold and airlifted by Rescue IJ to St. Mary's. RTS - 02:45.
Team members DB, BF, MR, JE, DT, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Bembridge CRT, Rescue IJ, IW Police
Call Number 2

Date of incident 2/1/2007
Time of incident 22:35
Details Call from Solent to children playing on breakwater by the Spyglass Inn. Police unit also called but nothing found. RTS - 23:30.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called IW Police
Call Number 1

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