Services during 2001

The list below gives brief details of service calls in 2001. In addition to the services listed another fifteen launches were made for search were either nothing was found or incidents were others had already coped. This made a total of forty two service launches for the year.

 

02/01/2001

Stood by the 'Star Maria', a disabled cargo ship, following a collision six miles off Dover.

 

11/01/2001

Gave help to the tug 'Jolly'.

 

08/02/2001

Stood by the cargo vessel 'Medfinder'.

 

13/03/2001

Gave help to a man fallen from Shakespeare cliff.

 

13/03/2001

Recovered and landed a body.

 

17/03/2001

A yacht, 'Kingcup H' with three people on board was brought in.

 

28/03/2001

The lifeboat and crew assisted with a person fallen from cliffs

 

07/06/2001

The lifeboat was launched when two cargo vessels collided in the Dover Straits. One a Cypriot registered vessel the 'Hampoel' was severely damaged in the collision and was escorted by the lifeboat to Dover Harbour.

 

23/06/2001

The diver support vessel 'Animal' with eight people on board was towed in to Dover.

 

07/07/2001

The lifeboat escorted 'Diver 501'.

 

13/07/2001

A dinghy was brought in.

 

16/07/2001

A yacht 'The Lightness of Being' was towed in.

 

22/07/2001

Two children cut off by the tide were recovered and brought into Dover.

 

29/07/2001

A diver was picked up by the lifeboat.

 

29/07/2001

The diver support RIB 'Ramsgate Divers' was towed in with one person on board.

 

04/08/2001

A seriously injured seaman from the cruise liner 'Royal Princess' was transferred to the lifeboat and brought ashore for emergency surgery.

 

11/08/2001

A body was landed.

 

12/08/2001

The yacht 'Anna Marthine' towed in with four people onboard after going aground on the Goodwin Sands.

 

19/08/2001

The lifeboat escorted the yacht 'Dnjepr' to Dover.

 

20/08/2001

The lifeboat launched to a man overboard from 'Superseacat One' and recovered him.

 

25/08/2001

The lifeboat and crew carried out a medevac of an injured seaman from the cargo vessel 'Hansa Lubeck'

 

25/08/2001

The yacht 'Black velvet' and her five occupants were brought into Dover.

 

25/08/2001

Two sailboarders and their craft were brought in.

 

29/08/2001

An inflatable dinghy and five people were recovered and brought in.

 

25/08/2001

A dinghy was brought in.

 

24/12/2001

A powerboat was towed in.

Recent callouts:

02/03/2012

Recovery of human remains on behalf of Kent Police and the Coroner.

29/02/2012

Person cut off by the tide at Langdon Bay, further investigation using the Y Boat, False Alarm good intent

24/02/2012

A person fallen from cliffs was assisted by the lifeboat crew as well as Kent Air Ambulance, a RAF Helicopter and HM Coastguard.

15/01/2012

Angling boat believed in difficulties. False alarm good intent.

17/01/2012

Person believed at risk in Folkestone area. Searched with Littlestone Lifeboat - Nothing found.

Dover - Weather

  • 6 Mar 2012

    Partly Cloudy 6°C 3°C

  • 7 Mar 2012

    Rain/Wind 9°C 3°C

 

 

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