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 Call Outs - 2008

In an emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Below are the details for the calls that the Ventnor team have had during 2008.

 

74  

Incidents in 2008 

 


Date of incident 31/12/2008
Time of incident 04:51
Details Call from Solent after 2 large bangs heard in the Wheeler's Bay area. Searched shoreline but nothing found.          RTS - 06:15.
Team members DB, DT, MR
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 74

Date of incident 12/12/2008
Time of incident 02:00
Details Call from Solent to missing person in Ventnor but found safe and well. RTS - 02:15.
Team members DB, MR
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 73

Date of incident 11/12/2008
Time of incident 11:15
Details Call from Solent to man the remote site at St. Boniface, all ok. RTS - 14:00.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 72

Date of incident 17/11/2008
Time of incident 09:55
Details Call from Solent to meet with Coastguard Helicopter 104 at Bembridge Airport to return their stretcher which was used in call 70's incident, all ok. RTS - 11:15.
Team members AW
Other team (s) called Coastguard Helicopter 104
Call Number 71

Date of incident 16/11/2008
Time of incident 16:15
Details Tasked to HLS at Sealose on finishing routine patrol/training. Rescue 104 inbound with casualty from a motocross accident at Chale. Needles CRT and Bembridge CRT also on scene. RTS - 18:00.
Team members AW, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue 104, Newport IRT, Needles CRT, Bembridge CRT, IW Ambulance, IW Fire & Rescue, IW Police
Call Number 70

Date of incident 16/11/2008
Time of incident 09:17
Details Pager call from Solent to man HLS at Seaclose, Newport for a medi-vac. Patient required neuro surgery and Rescue 104 used. RTS - 10:36.
Team members AW
Other team (s) called Rescue 104, Newport IRT
Call Number 69

Date of incident 19/10/2008
Time of incident 19:45
Details Call from Solent to capsized yacht in Sandown Bay. Spoke to first informant on arrival and all ok. The boat had righted and was on its way. RTS - 20:45.
Team members DB, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 68

Date of incident 30/9/2008
Time of incident 19:00
Details Call from Solent to boat in trouble off of St. Catherines Lighthouse. Searched various points along the coast but nothing found. RTS - 20:15.
Team members DB, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 67

Date of incident 23/9/2008
Time of incident 23:45
Details Call from Solent regarding some faults at the St. Boniface Remote site - all ok. RTS - 00:30.
Team members DB, MG
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 66

Date of incident 21/9/2008
Time of incident 10:15
Details Call from Solent to 'MAYDAY' - canoe capsized somewhere between Ventnor and Woody Bay (Possible Hoax). At the same time as this incident, a call was received from the Police to some clothes and a note by the radio site at Whitwell / St. Lawrence. Full cliff search was carried out but nothing found. Stood down by Police (Possible Hoax). RTS - 13:45.
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, LG, AW, CW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Needles CRT
Call Number 65

Date of incident 20/9/2008
Time of incident 17:15
Details Call from Solent to a vehicle and Hovercraft stuck on Bath Road, Ventnor. Towed vehicles to a safer road - all ok. RTS - 18:00.
Team members DB, MG, DT, MH
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 64

Date of incident 16/9/2008
Time of incident 00:00
Details Newport IRT Page to overdue RIB at East Cowes Breakwater. The RIB turned up safe and well and were stood down on arrival. RTS - 01:00.
Team members MR, AW
Other team (s) called Newport IRT
Call Number 63

Date of incident 15/9/2008
Time of incident 21:45
Details Call from Solent to 'MAYDAY' off of St. Catherines Lighthouse. A boat with a red hull was capsized. Searched all areas around St. Catherines with nothing seen. HOAX CALL. RTS - 01:00 (16/9/2008).
Team members DB, MG, DT, SW, JW, LG
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 62

Date of incident 12/9/2008
Time of incident 18:43
Details Call from Solent to man HLS at Seaclose Park, Newport for Medivac from St. Mary's Hospital to Southampton General Hospital as the patient required cardiac surgery. Rescue 104 used. RTS - 19:45.
Team members AW
Other team (s) called CG Rescue 104
Call Number 61

Date of incident 22/8/2008
Time of incident 22:23
Details Pager call from Solent to a 'MAYDAY' call from 'Playtime'. On scene and searched from Ventnor to St. Catherine's Lighthouse. 3 x Para Flares used. HOAX CALL. RTS - 01:38 (23/8/2008).
Team members MR, MH
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 60

Date of incident 14/8/2008
Time of incident 15:05
Details Pager call from Solent to a dog over the cliff at Flowersbrook, Ventnor. Set up cliff gear to retrieve dog who was safe and well. SW Cliff Man. RTS - 16:30.
Team members DB, DT, SW, CW, MH, JP, JW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 59

Date of incident 11/8/2008
Time of incident 22:30
Details Call from Solent to a dog on the rocks at Ventnor Esplanade, opposite the Mill Bay. Dog rescued and stood down.  RTS - 22:45.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 58

Date of incident 11/8/2008
Time of incident 15:36
Details Pager call from Solent to missing persons in the Bonchurch area. Stood down at 15:50 as persons found safe and well.
Team members DB, DT, SW, MG, MR
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 57

Date of incident 09/8/2008
Time of incident 23:45
Details Call from Solent to possible sighting of red flares fired from Ventnor Downs. Police in attendance and searched the downs but nothing untoward found. RTS - 01:15.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called IW Police
Call Number 56

Date of incident 30/7/2008
Time of incident 08:22
Details Pager call from Solent regarding a call from a member of the public after hearing calls for help on the undercliff, St. Lawrence/Niton. After beach search and inner cliff search the casualty was located. CG Rescue 104 airlifted the casualty to Hospital. Casualty had been missing since Monday 28th July P.M. RTS - 11:45.
Team members DB, DT, SW, JW, AW, BF, MR
Other team (s) called CG Rescue 104
Call Number 55

Date of incident 21/7/2008
Time of incident 14:11
Details Call from Solent to man HLS at Seaclose Park, Newport but stood down. RTS - 14:26.
Team members MR
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 54

Date of incident 20/7/2008
Time of incident 20:30
Details Call to man the remote site at St. Boniface as Solent Coastguard couldn't call on Channel 67. Checked set and ok in local mode but remote not working. Problem must have been with MRCC Solent. RTS - 21:30.
Team members DB, MG
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 53

Date of incident 17/7/2008
Time of incident 23:50
Details Call from Solent to assist the Ambulance on the revetment between Shanklin & Ventnor as they didn't have any keys for the gate. Girl with head injury was taken to St. Mary's Hospital. RTS - 01:00.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 52

Date of incident 15/7/2008
Time of incident 11:45
Details Pager call from Solent to investigate part of a vessel washed up at Horseshoe Bay, Bonchurch. Appeared to be small piece of fibreglass underwater but no sign of vessel on the beach. All ok. RTS - 13:27.
Team members DB, LG, SM(W)
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 51

Date of incident 12/7/2008
Time of incident 22:50
Details Call from Solent to lights coming from the Bonchurch area thought to be flares. After making enquiries, found that a local Hotel had let off 8 Chinese Lanterns, all ok. RTS - 23:10.
Team members DB, DT, CW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 50

Date of incident 12/7/2008
Time of incident 19:15
Details Call from Solent to 3 missing girls in the Landslip area. CG Rescue 104 searched with the team and girls found to be ok. Returned them to their father at Bonchurch Pond. RTS - 20:30.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP, SC
Other team (s) called CG Rescue 104, IW Police
Call Number 49

Date of incident 12/7/2008
Time of incident 07:15
Details Call from Solent to Yacht Anmorell at Western Cliffs, Ventnor. Boat wrecked but casualty ok but missing. He was later found in a local hotel. Collected debris from the foreshore and tried to tow the Yacht off of the rocks but it was too badly damaged. RTS - 11:00. At 11:45, once cliff gear etc was packed away, SW & JP were back on scene to make sure members of the public didn't get into any danger. Used Coastguard tape at the top of the steps to the beach and observed, all ok. RTS & back to pagers - 14:40. Pictures will follow soon in our 'Gallery' page.
Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, AW, SW, JP, MH
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 48

Date of incident 10/7/2008
Time of incident 21:45
Details Call from Solent to Mayday call somewhere between St. Catherines Lighthouse & Atherfield. Needles CRT & Helicopter searched as well but nothing was found. ? possible hoax. RTS - 23:30.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called Needles CRT & CG Rescue Helicopter
Call Number 47

Date of incident 2/7/2008
Time of incident 22:30
Details Call from Solent to assist the Needles Coastguard Team on a cliff job at Whale Chine. Man over the cliff in difficulty who was recovered by stretcher. Police & Ambulance were on scene. Police recovered by cliff men and the casualty was taken to Hospital. RTS - 00:30.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, IW Police, IW Ambulance
Call Number 46

Date of incident 2/7/2008
Time of incident 18:15
Details Call from Solent to man the HLS at Seaclose, Newport for a medivac to Southampton. First call with the new Helicopter. RTS - 19:30.
Team members DB, JP, AW
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Needles CRT, Newport IRT, CG Rescue 106, IW Ambulance, IW Fire & Rescue
Call Number 45

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 16:30
Details Whilst on station, tasked to Culver cliff area to 2 persons in water for 45 minutes after being separated from their Jet Ski. All ok. RTS - 17:30.
Team members DT, MR, JP
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat
Call Number 44

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 14:45
Details Whilst meeting up with SO Bembridge for vehicle change, tasked to yacht 'Emanuel' calling PAN PAN, NE of Culver cliff with steering failure. Provided observation for Bembridge ILB to come alongside vessel for a tow into Bembridge Harbour. Bembridge ALB also launched as tow too heavy for ILB. Stood down and RTS - 16:30.
Team members AW, JP
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Bembridge ILB & Bembridge ALB
Call Number 43

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 11:30
Details Whilst previous incident was occurring, notified by a member of the public to a dismasted yacht SE of St. Catherines point. SSILB tasked who spoke to the owners who were happy to motor back to Chichester. All ok. MH in his fishing boat also offered assistance. Resumed patrol in order to move to a different vantage point to observe the rest of the fleet. 
Team members AW, JP, MH, JW
Other team (s) called Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat
Call Number 42

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 11:20
Details MAYDAY call from 27ft yacht 'Bald Eagle' who had spotted an overturned 'Skiff' 1 mile SW of St. Catherines point. Tasked by Solent to provide observation. Yacht nor seen, however, yacht 'Zombie' from a previous incident visualised. SSILB tasked whilst Ventnor CG searched cliffs at St. Catherines to Watershoot Bay. Needles Whiskey was tasked to above Blackgang. After search, was found to be wreckage and hull of previous incident. All stood down and Ventnor CG returned to St. Catherines point.
Team members AW, JP
Other team (s) called Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat & Needles CRT (Needles Whiskey)
Call Number 41

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 11:01
Details MAYDAY call from yacht 'Simplicity' who had a visual of a man in the water 1/2 mile south of St. Catherines point. Tasked by Solent to provide visual but unable to see anything. Person in the water was from yacht 'Electra' & 'Simplicity' took person back to Cowes. No injuries - all ok.
Team members JP, AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 40

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 10:54
Details Whilst on scene at St. Catherines point, immediate call from Solent to 43ft yacht 'Doodle' calling MAYDAY to 1 male onboard unconscious following a bad jibe. Rescue WB, Yarmouth ALB & Bembridge ALB tasked. Ventnor CG provided visual whilst Rescue WB airlifted casualty to Southampton General Hospital.
Team members JP, AW
Other team (s) called Rescue WB, Yarmouth ALB & Bembridge ALB
Call Number 39

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 10:25
Details Whilst on scene at St. Catherines point, call from Solent to a 7.8m broken down RIB - 'Golden Toad' with engine failure off of Ventnor. SSILB tasked but all ok. 3 persons on board were taken into Ventnor. Ventnor CG team members were on scene with previous incident to co-ordinate whilst the MRU remained on scene at St. Catherines. Incident finished at 10:57.
Team members AW, JP, DT, CW
Other team (s) called Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat
Call Number 38

Date of incident 28/6/2008 (Round the Island Yacht Race)
Time of incident 09:47
Details Whilst on patrol for the Round the Island Yacht race, tasked by Solent to the Yacht 'Zombie', capsized with 8 persons on board clinging onto the hull off of St. Catherines point. Yarmouth ALB and Rescue WB tasked also. All casualties were taken onto boat 'Freespirit' and landed at Ventnor Haven. Yacht later towed to mooring off of Ventnor Haven by local resident of the area. Incident finished at 10:50. Resumed observations of other incidents at St. Catherines point.
Team members JP, AW, DT, MH, JW
Other team (s) called Rescue WB & Yarmouth ALB
Call Number 37

Date of incident 25/6/2008
Time of incident 19:00
Details Call from Solent to 2 persons in inflatable dinghy drifting off of Wheelers Bay, Ventnor. Weather bad, F6 wind offshore, sea state bad. SSILB tasked but stood down as they came ashore unaided. Persons not equipped for going to sea and words of advice given, all ok. RTS - 20:00.
Team members DB, DT, BF, JP
Other team (s) called Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat
Call Number 36

Date of incident 16/6/2008
Time of incident 11:50
Details Call from Solent to man remote site at St. Boniface due to a power failure at Solent Coastguard. RTS - 15:30.
Team members AW, JP, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 35

Date of incident 13/6/2008
Time of incident 11:29
Details Pager call from Solent to man HLS at Northwood County Ground for medivac to QA Hospital, Portsmouth. RTS - 12:30.
Team members MR
Other team (s) called Newport IRT, Rescue WB, IW Fire & Rescue, IW Ambulance
Call Number 34

Date of incident 9/6/2008
Time of incident 13:14
Details Pager call from Solent to a man who had fallen from his wheelchair at the Cripple Path, Niton. All OK. - RTS - 14:53.
Team members SW, MH, DT, SM(W), DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 33

Date of incident 5/6/2008
Time of incident 10:45 (UTC)
Details Tasked by Solent to middle aged man stuck on cliff near Horse Ledge, Shanklin with tide rising. Casualty found and returned to Rylestone Gardens, Shanklin uninjured. RTS - 11:20.
Team members CW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 32

Date of incident 31/5/2008
Time of incident 12:27
Details Whilst on patrol, tasked by Solent to Jet Ski at Yaverland off of the sailing club going in between people swimming and sailing. Jet Ski came ashore on arrival and words of advice given. Occupant apologised for his actions. Resumed Patrol - 12:55.
Team members JP, AW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 31

Date of incident 27/5/2008
Time of incident 19:15
Details Call from Solent to possible windsurfer in trouble off St. Catherine's Lighthouse. On arrival, spoke to first informant and an extensive search was carried out by Ventnor CRT, Needles CRT, Freshwater Lifeboat and Rescue WB but nothing found - FAWGI. RTS - 21:30.
Team members DB, JP
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, Freshwater L/B, Rescue WB
Call Number 30

Date of incident 27/5/2008
Time of incident 06:30
Details Call from Solent to assist with the recovery of a body at Ventnor Haven. RTS - 09:00.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called IW Police, IW Ambulance
Call Number 29

Date of incident 25/5/2008
Time of incident 09:00
Details Call from Solent to person and dog over the cliff at the Botanic Gardens. Search for person eventually found at Steephill Cove. Dog rescued from the cliff by MG & JP. RTS - 11:30.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, LG, CW, SC, JP, JW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 28

Date of incident 24/5/2008
Time of incident 15:45
Details Whilst on Patrol, tasked by Solent to a 999 report of an overturned Cat off of Yaverland. Proceeded to find on arrival 1 canoe had attempted to assist but had failed. 1Jet Ski now towing boat back towards the beach. SSILB tasked but stood down. Mast had snapped on Cat. 3 persons on board and all OK. Safety advice given to the casualties. Resumed Patrol - 16:35.
Team members AW, MR
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 27

Date of incident 24/5/2008
Time of incident 13:08
Details Whilst on Patrol, tasked by Solent to meet with Shanklin Lifeguard after they were concerned about a Kit Surfer that they could no longer see in Sandown Bay. Bembridge CRT were also tasked. Searched from Shanklin to Culver by Ventnor and Bembridge. Casualty found safe and well off of Forelands Beach. All OK - stood down. Resumed Patrol - 14:11.
Team members AW, MR
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT
Call Number 26

Date of incident 22/5/2008
Time of incident 20:00
Details Call from Solent to sighting of canister leaking oil in Sandown Bay. Extensive search carried out but nothing found. RTS - 21:30.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 25

Date of incident 18/5/2008
Time of incident 00:00
Details Call from Solent to report of 2 red flares and 1 white one off Ventnor. Found to be 'Lanterns' reflecting from the Esplanade. All ok. RTS - 01:00.
Team members DB, DT, MG
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 24

Date of incident 8/5/2008
Time of incident 15:00
Details Call from Solent to assist the Police with the recovery of a body at the bottom of Luccombe steps. Rescue WB tasked to recover the body but unable to winch due to the location, so walked out to the top of the steps. RTS - 18:20.
Team members DB, MR, DT, CW, SW, BF, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue WB, IW Police
Call Number 23

Date of incident 3/5/2008
Time of incident 14:34
Details Whilst on patrol, observed Catamaran off Yaverland which had capsized. 1 person on board who tried to right it 5-6 times before the incident was reported to Solent. Observed and SSILB tasked to assist. The Catamaran made it's own way back to the shore after assistance from 2 jet ski's. All ok. Talked to the casualty who was grateful for the assistance provided. Resumed patrol - 14:56.
Team members JP, AW
Other team (s) called Sandown and Shanklin Inshore Rescue
Call Number 22

Date of incident 30/4/2008
Time of incident 13:45
Details Pager call from Solent to assist Needles CRT recover a body from Whale Chine, Chale. Original call was from the Police and Boxer found the body at Whale Chine. T4 recovered and passed to Police as they were in attendance. RTS - 15:45.
Team members DB, DT, MH, CW, MR, JP, JW, BF
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, IW Police
Call Number 21

Date of incident 24/4/2008
Time of incident 15:30
Details Call from SO after Solent picked up a relayed SOS call. Searched from Ventnor to Woody Head but nothing found. Rescue WB also searched and didn't find anything either. Query possible hoax. *FIRST CALL FOR NEW VENTNOR MOBILE (HF57 HRJ)*
Team members SW, AW
Other team (s) called Rescue WB
Call Number 20

Date of incident 17/4/2008
Time of incident 16:15
Details Call from Solent to report of an object in the water on the shoreline off of St. Catherine's Lighthouse. Searched shoreline from Castlehaven to Rocken End - nothing untoward seen. Thought to be a false sighting of a dark tarpaulin or protruding rocks. Strong Easterly wind. RTS - 18:00. *LAST CALL FOR OLD VENTNOR MOBILE (L493 BRU)*
Team members AW, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 19

Date of incident 10/4/2008
Time of incident 21:50
Details Pager call from Solent to a call from a member of the public regarding a flashing light off of Bonchurch. Checked Sandown Bay and only light seen was the Nab Tower. Nothing else found and stood down. FAWGI. RTS - 23:00.
Team members DB, DT, MR, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 18

Date of incident 26/3/2008
Time of incident 16:45
Details Call from Solent via SO to man Seaclose HLS for medivac from St. Mary's Hospital to Southampton. RTS - 18:05.
Team members JP, MR, DB
Other team (s) called Rescue WB, Newport IRT, Needles CRT, Bembridge CRT, IW Ambulance, IW Fire & Rescue
Call Number 17

Date of incident 12/3/2008
Time of incident 12:30
Details Call from Solent to man Seaclose HLS for medivac from St. Mary's Hospital to Southampton. Waited at HLS for the Helicopter to return with medical staff. RTS - 14:30.
Team members JP, AW, DB
Other team (s) called Rescue MU, Newport IRT, IW Ambulance, IW Fire & Rescue
Call Number 16

Date of incident 1/3/2008
Time of incident 14:53
Details Whilst on patrol, tasked by Solent to capsized Catamaran 500 metres off Yaverland Sailing Club. On arrival, 2 people were in the water, one clinging on to the Catamaran. Rescue MU was tasked and winched both persons and all ok. SSILB were tasked to recover the Catamaran whilst JP and AW from Ventnor CG set up Helicopter Landing Site on Yaverland beach so the Helicopter could drop off casualties. SSILB towed Catamaran to Whitecliff Bay for recovery. Casualties safe but cold. Released by Solent to resume patrol - 16:58.
Team members AW, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue MU, Sandown & Shanklin ILB
Pictures Pictures of this call were taken by SSILB, go to our 'gallery' page to view them.
Call Number 15

Date of incident 1/3/2008
Time of incident 03:15
Details

Call from Solent to missing girl in Newport Road, Ventnor. Liaised with Ventnor Police and searched all of Ventnor and district. Rescue MU carried out thermal search. Eventually found girl in Albert Street, Ventnor by the team.

RTS - 08:30.

Team members DB, BF, MR, DT, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP
Other team (s) called Rescue MU, Isle of Wight Police
Call Number 14

Date of incident 12/2/2008
Time of incident 23:45
Details Call from Solent to man remote site at St. Boniface regarding faults. RTS - 00:45.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 13

Date of incident 12/2/2008
Time of incident 09:00
Details Call from Solent/Portland to man St. Boniface remote site as Solent MRSC had an exercise. All ok. RTS - 13:20.
Team members DB, JP, CW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 12

Date of incident 10/2/2008
Time of incident 09:00
Details Call from Solent regarding Dolphin washed up on beach (see call number 10) wanting to know if it had been removed from the beach. On inspection, it was discovered it hadn't been. RTS - 11:00.
Team members DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 11

Date of incident 8/2/2008
Time of incident 10:30
Details Call from Solent via DB to Watershoot Bay as Dolphin washed up on beach. Filled out Natural History Museum form with as much information as possible. RTS - 12:30.
Team members MH
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 10

Date of incident 2/2/2008
Time of incident 17:00
Details Call from Solent to wreckage at Monks Bay, Bonchurch. Found to be that of last weeks wreck (see call number 7). Larger pieces moved up to the top of the beach and details relayed to Solent. RTS - 18:00.
Team members DB, JP
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 9

Date of incident 29/1/2008
Time of incident 17:30
Details Call from Solent to Dolphin spotted in vicinity of Little Stairs Point, Shanklin. Report that it may be in trouble. Searched from Shanklin to Sandown with nothing found. RTS - 19:30.
Team members MG, LG, DB
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 8

Date of incident 26/1/2008
Time of incident 20:40
Details Call from Solent to boat ashore at Wheelers Bay. Occupants all ok. Engine failure and will have to wait for the tide to come in to recover the boat. RTS - 22:00.
Team members DB, DT
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 7

Date of incident 22/1/2008
Time of incident 09:30
Details Called to Knowles Farm to meet with Environment Agency & Isle of Wight Council with regards to oil on the beach. Searched various bays back as far as Bonchurch with exception of Binnel. Nothing else found. RTS - 12:30.
Team members SW, MH
Other team (s) called Envrionment Agency & Isle of Wight Council
Call Number 6

Date of incident 20/1/2008
Time of incident 09:35
Details Pager call from Solent to assist Needles with car over cliff at Alum Bay. T4 recovered and search of beach. Debris from vehicle found and IW Police on scene. MG cliffman and whole team paged whilst on station about to leave for island training at Culver. RTS - 14:00.
Team members DB, BF, MR, MG, DT, SC, LG, AW, CW, SW, MH, JP, JW
Other team (s) called Needles CRT, IW Police
Call Number 5

Date of incident 18/1/2008
Time of incident 12:30
Details

Call to Beaconsfield Road to meet a member of the public after sighting of what they thought was an upturned vessel. Difficult to tell as visibility bad but reported to Solent. They were satisfied that it was timber from the Ice Prince.

RTS - 13:35.

Team members SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 4

Date of incident 15/1/2008
Time of incident 16:30
Details Coastal observation to see if any timber from Ice Prince has come ashore on the S of island. 1 report of some at Wheeler's Bay. RTS - 18:40.
Team members DB, MG, SW
Other team (s) called No
Call Number 3

Date of incident 13/1/2008
Time of incident 19:15
Details Call from Solent to possible suicide case at Shanklin. Police on scene asking for assistance. Stood down as they resolved problem. RTS - 20:15.
Team members DB, MH
Other team (s) called IW Police
Call Number 2

Date of incident 10/1/2008
Time of incident 10:20
Details

Pager call from Solent (Newport IRT) to assist Bembridge CRT and Needles CRT with search for possible person jumping from Red Funnel Ferry. Police located man safe and well having received a lift from another passenger.  

RTS - 11:20.

Team members JP, MR
Other team (s) called Bembridge CRT, Needles CRT, Rescue WB, Sector Manager Wight
Call Number 1

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