Services 2005 Cont
Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was alerted by Humber MRSC at 3.31pm today, following a request by Cleveland Police for lifeboat assistance to an incident involving a person threatening to jump from the Transporter bridge, Middlesbrough.
Once on scene the Lifeboat stood-by whilst the police handled the situation, shortly after 4.30pm the Police advised Humber MRSC that the lifeboat could return to station. Lifeboat released and was re-housed and ready for service by 1800.
Wind: Ely 15 knots Sea: Slight
The Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was launched just before 10.0am today to assist the 30 foot Fishing Vessel “Ranger” which with three persons onboard have suffered a fouled propeller in a position 15 miles North, North East of the River Tees.
Once the Lifeboat arrived on scene at towline was connected to the fishing boat and the vessel was then taken undertow back to the River Tees, arriving at around 1.0pm. Lifeboat placed the vessel safely onto moorings and then returned to station, and was re-housed and ready for service again by 1.30pm
Wind: South Westerly 15 knots Sea: Moderate
Whilst standing down from the incident below information was received which indicated that a small dinghy may be in trouble off the South Gare Breakwater, Redcar. The Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was requested to launch and investigate by Humber MRSC.
The Lifeboat launched and proceeded to the scene search area, which was approximately half mile off the entrance to the River Tees. Weather conditions at the time were heavy wintry showers and a NNW wind of 40 Knots with gusts up to 57 knots, with a 4 to 5 metre sea. Whilst searching new information was received from the first informant who confirmed that the dinghy was safe ashore. With this the Search was terminated and the Lifeboat returned to station.
Wind NNW 40 - 57 Knots Sea 4 - 5 metres
The Teesmouth All Weather Lifeboat was alerted at 5.0pm today Sunday, following a report of a person in the water at the South Gare Redcar. Whilst in the process of launching confirmation was received from the police that the person had being recovered from the water and was being dealt with by a Doctor and Ambulance crew. The RAF Rescue Helicopter later transferred the casualty to the James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough.
Wind NNW 30 -40 Knots Sea 4 - 5 Metres