Services during 2002

The list below gives brief details of service calls in 2002. In addition to the services listed another six launches were made for search were either nothing was found or incidents were others had already coped. This made a total of thirty eight service launches for the year.

 

06/01/2002

Stood by Seacat 'Diamant' following a minor collision in the Channel with the 'Northern Merchant'. The vessel was then escorted to Dover.

 

16/02/2002

'Correlejlo' a motor cruiser with four people on board was towed into Dover.

 

13/03/2002

A body was landed

 

30/03/2002

The yacht 'Spring Song' was towed in.

 

31/03/2002

'Salmanda' a single handed yacht was brought in.

 

01/04/2002

A dinghy was brought in after a search when it was believed people were missing from the dinghy.

 

16/04/2002

The lifeboat brought in a man and his dog after they were cut off by the tide.

 

23/04/2002

Three people were brought in after they were reported missing whilst diving.

 

28/04/2002

The lifeboat stood by whilst what was believed to be unexploded ordance was dealt with.

 

18/05/2002

A sick man was landed from the cruise ship 'Aida Vita'.

 

12/06/2002

A body was landed.

 

17/06/2002

Two people and their cabin cruiser 'Trinity' were rescued and brought to Dover.

 

20/06/2002

The yacht 'Phragmites' was brought in by the lifeboat.

 

05/07/2002

Yacht 'Tao' and two people were brought in.

 

05/07/2002

The lifeboat escorted the yacht 'Amber Staire'.

 

17/07/2002

'Pia Viking' a yacht with six people on board was towed in.

 

22/07/2002

A body was landed.

 

02/08/2002

'Onedin' a yacht with two persons on board was towed in.

 

25/08/2002

Dive RIB 'Nigel's little boat' was towed in with three persons on board.

 

26/08/2002

Help was given to the yacht 'Enigma'.

 

01/09/2002

The angling craft 'Java' was towed into Dover.

 

06/09/2002

The cabin cruiser 'Amerella' was towed in.

 

15/09/2002

A human body was recovered and landed.

 

24/09/2002

The dismasted yacht 'Cottica' was escorted to Dover.

 

25/09/2002

The lifeboat towed in the cabin cruiser 'l'Obiettivo' with two people and a dog on board.

 

25/09/2002

The lifeboat assisted the yacht 'Gulliver'

 

11/10/2002

The yacht 'Oryx II' with four people onboard was towed in.

 

19/10/2002

An angling vessel 'Retriever 2' was brought in.

 

07/11/2002

'New limits' a yacht with four people on board was brought in.

 

13/11/2002

The lifeboat assisted with a buoy.

 

16/11/2002

Cabin cruiser 'Zante' 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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