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Services 2003 - 3

Teesmouth LifeboatSupporters Association

Teesmouth lifeboat Supporters Association are not part of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Services 2003 Cont

22nd April

Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was launched at 4.45pm today to assist an injured crewman onboard the 35,800 tonne Motor Tanker "Milide" which was in a position three miles North of Redcar.

The Lifeboat with a doctor onboard was on scene within 15 minutes, and quickly placed a medical team onboard the vessel. Following initial treatment by the doctor, the crewman was evacuated to the Lifeboat where he was transported back to the Tees Dock River Tees, and transferred to an awaiting ambulance.

Wind Westerly 10 knots Sea 1.5 metres

6th April

Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was alerted at 12.30pm today by Humber Coastguard, following a call from the 20 foot fishing boat "Laura", which with three persons onboard had suffered engine failure in a position approximately half mile from the entrance to the River Tees.

Lifeboat launched and proceeded to the casualty position, once on scene a tow line was attached to enable the boat to be towed back to its mooring on the River Tees. Lifeboat placed the fishing boat safely back onto a mooring at 1.05pm and returned to station by 1.20pm.

Wind ENE 10 knots Sea Sea slight to moderate

27th March

At 15:43 Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was tasked by Humber Coastguard to assist the Hartlepool Lifeboat, which had grounded close inshore off Hartlepool, whilst undertaking the rescue of a small 18ft boat.Teesmouth Lifeboat stood-by, and once the tide started to rise again it was able to slowly move in closer to the grounded boat and connect a tow line, the boat was then gently eased into deeper water were another line was secured to the boat from the Relief Lifeboat 52-46. The Teesmouth and the Relief Lifeboat then took Hartlepool Lifeboat in tow back to the Hartlepool Marina.Once the Hartlepool Lifeboat was safely in the Marine the Teesmouth Lifeboat returned to station, and was rehoused and ready for service by 23:45.

Weather Light Airs with Heavy Mist Sea Slight

23rd March

Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was alerted at 1330 today by Humber Coastguard, who had received an Urgency (PAN PAN) call from the 19ft fishing boat "Pisator". The craft with three persons onboard had reported hitting an submerged object in a position half mile from the entrance to the River Tees,The craft was taken in tow back to Hartlepool Marina, were its three occupants were placed safely ashore.

Wind East NorthEast 15 knots Sea Slight

23rd February

Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was alerted by Humber Coastguard at 2.0pm today to assist a crewman from the vessel "Sea Magic" which was in a position 3 miles East of the River Tees.

The 44 year old Bulgarian crewman, who was suffering from Kidney pains was evacuated from the 80,000 tonne vessel and taken by lifeboat to Tees Dock, were he was transferred to an awaiting ambulance, before being taken to Middlesbrough General Hospital.

Lifeboat returned to station at 3.45pm.

Wind Southerly - 10 knots Sea Slight

17th February

At 1837 Humber Coastguard requested the immediate launch of the Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat, following a report of a person in the water at the Transporter Bridge Middlesbrough.
Whilst the crew were assembling a further call was received from Humber Coastguard advising that the person had being recovered safely and no further assistance was required. Lifeboat stood down at 1846.

Wind Southerly - 10 knots Sea Slight


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