Incidents

14-01-2024
1002 Phone to HMCG 2 x males – danger of cut off tide. Advised to keep watch
1006 Phone from CG – far side of Wyre? Yes
1010 Fleetwood ILB CH 0 overheard launch for exercise
1015 Phone to Dep manager to advise situation
1017 ILB tasked to check for casualties in channel
1020 ILB at Perch
1025 Ch0 call ILB – explain 2 x casualties OOS – no sign of them
1035 ILB report nothing seen – stand down
1036 Knott End HMCG – report nothing seen stand down. Deputy Manager arrived approx. 1030 after Ch 65 WX report
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1045 Incident number requested
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03-01-2024
11:22 Phone call from Holyhead CG requesting we keep observation on MOP stuck in mud 150 yards out from promenade by boating lake, until CG team arrive
11:29 Dronsfield access gate opened and CG team on site.
11:35 CG with woman up to her knees in the mud.
11:55 Woman extracted and NCI stood down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11:55 Woman extracted and carried off by stretcher.
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22-10-2023
10.40 HMCG on Chn 65 requesting us to go to Chn 00
10.41 Chn00 HMCG requested eyes on male walking out towards WYRE LIGHT. MOP phoned them concerned that the male appeared agitated. Male already under investigation by us at 005 degrees 1.5 nm. And marked on our chart.
10.42 Asked to keep an eye on him. We reported that vessel 02 in our log FV Red hull was at King Scar and could see the man.
10.45 HMCG ended call on Chn 00
12.30 .Called HMCG by phone to report male safely back on land.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.30 One male safely ashore.
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08-10-2023
13:35 Call from CG asking if we can see 4 x persons just off the RNLI station wading through the water. Informed CG not visible from NCI.
13:41 Call from CG ref x 4 persons (including 2 x fishing). Water round sandbank reported to CG by person in Fleetwood RNLI shop “position 1 o clock”. NCI Fleetwood provided position to CG 055 degrees 1.5NM from observation tower. CG requested NCI to keep eyes on. Provided info to CG: Two x Males, 2 x Dogs plus 2 x Fishermen. Fishermen been there all morning nil water around them – will update as required.
14:00 Updated CG that 2 x Males are back on Prom – CG asked to keep an eye on 2 x Fishermen bearing 060 Degrees 1.5NM from tower.
16:00 Phoned Holyhead CG. Ref req to observe two fishermen in Posn 060 1.5NM – informed of current status giving Critical and High Tide times. CG acknowledged and requested we further observe and call them prior to end of watch.
16:47 Updated CG Fishermen no longer visible. CG thanked NCI Fleetwood for assistance.

INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16:47 Updated CG that Fishermen x 2 no longer visible. CG allocated incident number.
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09-09-2023
1700 2 males near Kingscar 1 – 010, 2 – 020, walking into tide. HMCG informed. Description given. Keeping eyes on.
1720 HMCG informed both males heading towards shore. Still not safe. Will advise again in 5 minutes
1725 CRT phoned for update. Advised both males 040 from tower @ ½ mile. Almost safely back to shore. CRT advised will attend
1735 Took call from CRT to say they are giving advice to 2 casualties
1739 Advi9sed HMCG 2 casualties safely ashore incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1739 Incident closed. 2 casualties safe ashore
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09-09-2023
15:05 Coastguard called as 2 adults, 1 child & 1 dog at a bearing of 308 degrees and half a mile from the Tower, walking into the sea away from the Tower. Description given.
15:20 Coastguards arrived and were advised of situation.
15:30 CROs deployed to beach to advise the members of the public of tide cut off. Incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
15:30 CROs ensured all members of the public cleared the beach safely.
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06-08-2023
12.35 MAN UNDER OBSERVATION AT BEARING 335 DEGREES ¾ MILE STAYED TOO LONG ON SHORELINE UNAWARE OF GULLYS BEHIND HIM.
12.36 CG GOT IN TOUCH AS THEY RETURNED FROM INCIDENT 527294 ASKED IF WE HAD HIM UNDER OBSERVATION
12.37 CALLED HOLIHEAD COAST GUARD REPORTING MAN 2 DOGS IN DANGER OF BEING CUT OFF. FLEETWOOD CG TASKED TO ASSIST.
12.47 THYREE COAST GUARDS APPROACH MAN AFTER HE WADED BACK TO SHORE. ADVICE OFFERED.
12.48 .INCIDENT CLOSED
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.48 MAN 2 DOGS SAFELY ASHORE
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06-08-2023
10.45 PHONE CALL FROM HMCG OBSERVATIONS FOR 22 YEAR OLD MALE BELIEVED TO BE THREATENING SELF HARM ON SHORE AT ROSSALL POINT
10.46 SHORE LINE SEARCH FROM ROOM AND ROOF NO SIGHTING.
10.50 HMCG VEHICLES PASS STATION TO CLEVELEYS OUT OF SIGHT.
10.51 HMCG REPORT MAN GOT INTO TAXI.
11.03 .HMCG WITH CASUALITY.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11.03 CASUALTY WITH HMCG
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04-08-2023
15-14 Called the coast guard of a 30 foot Sloop All White looks like adrift on 010 degrees 3 n/miles.
15-30 Coast guard called the station for a update.
15-44 The Sloop passed Lune No 1 Cardinal Buoy.
15-48 Call from FD 4 where is the vessel FD11 and FD 13 entered the station.
15-59 Holyhead called to say Blackpool Life boat will be calling us on chn00..
16-00 FD14, FD7 and FD5 entered the station.
16-05 Blackpool life boat called us on chn 00.
16-30 Blackpool L/B found 1 Person on the Sloop, The sloop is now at anchor.
16-35 STANDOWN
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1Person was found on board and it is now at anchor
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03-08-2023
1508 Mayday x3 DE Solan x3 Taking on Water +garbled info posn 5358N 003030W more garbled info
1509 HMCG acknowledge the Mayday – we start to plot posn which doesn’t make sense.
1516 HMCG Telecon Int can you see a vessel just north of Fleetwood// Affirmative 351/3nm sloop with blue hull taken down sail//R maintain lookout, we are launching AWB Lifeboat.
1520 Vessel stationary but drifting with tide.
1530 AWB sighted 050/1.4 Hdg 340 en route incident
1532 Telecon HMCG Request update// We remain visual 345/3.5//R maintain and be prepared to Con On CH0 if required//Wilco
1540 AWB on scene with sloop confirmed as casualty taking on water 1 foot deep
1550 AWB request launch of ILB as having difficulty boarding the sloop which has lines around the prop
1600 ILB sighted 050/1.4 Hdg 340 requesting posn of AWB//AWB provided posn
1625 ILB called CH0 as it appeared to be passing the incident heading West. Fwd ILB DE Fwd NCI CH0 k//Fwd NCI DE Fwd ILB go k// Confirm you have visual on AWB k// Affirm positioning to the west due weather k// R listening out CH0
1630 ILB on scene – pick up crewman and pump from AWB to transfer to sloop and connect a towline.
1648 Fwd A DE Fwd Lifeboat request update on Cas k// Cas is seasick, not well but we are giving water. Vessel now under tow.
1655 Fwd AWB DE Fwd Boathouse request ETA for the station k// St/By…… ETA 1 hr 45min
1740 Fwd AWB/ILB/Sloop under tow posn 5357.2N 00303.7W en route to Lifeboat station
1800 Closing Station AWB with sloop under tow entering Fwd Channel.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1800 Sloop under tow from AWB with casualty to return to station where ambulance will meet.
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11-06-2023
13.52 PHONE CALL TO THE COASTGUARD REDARDING A FAMILY OF FOUR IN DANGER OF BEING CUT OFF BY THE TIDE. BEARING FROM THE TOWER 330 degrees AND APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES FROM THE SHORE. MEGAPHONE WAS USED, SIREN, WHISTLE AND VOICE, TO NO EFFECT.
13.35 HMCG ADVISED THAT THEY WOULD CALL BACK – REVIEW OF RESOURCES
13.57 MEGAPHONE DEPLOYED AGAIN WITH VOICE. ADVISORY MESSAGE TO RETURN TO THE PROMENADE. FAMILY UNAWARE OF IMMINENT DANGER.
13.01 COASTGUARD RESCUE TEAM DEPLOYED
13.06 CHANNEL 65 CALL FROM CGRT. Crt ON WAY.COASTGUARD ON SCENE
14.10 COASTGUARD REQUEST LAUNCH OF ILB
14.17 HMCG CRT IN TOWER
14.21 HMCG Crt IN TOWER. ILB LAUNCHED.
14.25 THREE MEMBERS OF THE COASTGUARD WALKED OUT AND MADE CONTACT WITH THE FAMILY WHO WERE ATTEMPTING TO WADE BACK.
14.30 ILB STOOD DOWN
14.30 COASTGUARD WALKING BACK WTH THE FAMILY TO THE PROMENADE
14.35 COASTGUARD THANKED US FOR OUR ASSISTANCE.
14.50 PHONE CALL TO THE COASTGUARD ADVISING THAT FAMILY NOW BACK ON THE PROMENADE AND AN INCIDENT NUMBER REQUESTED.THANKED FOR OUR ASSISTANCE.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14.50 FAMILY ASSISTED OFF THE BEACH BY THE COASTGUARD.
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04-06-2023
14.35 Phone call from HMCG report from 16 Ft white launch ‘FRISKY’ engine failure half way between Rossall Point and Wyre slipway. Do we have visual on casualty?
Vessel not visible from our position reported after thorough sweep. Vessel visible from our roof bearing 070 1.5 nm obscured by headland from our room. Position and distance given to HMCG by phone.
14.37 Watchkeeper on roof with binocs and radio keeping eyes on casualty.
14.40 ILB launched.
14.42 Watchkeeper reports ILB with vessel.
14.50 Watchkeeper back in our room. ILB decides against tow for FRIKY not enough water. Frisky to allowed to wait until high water 00.20 and refloat. As engine failure may prevent this, Frisky to sort out a plan with the ILB later today. The 6 people remain on board in no danger.
14.55 ILB return to base.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Boat aground until next high tide 5 June 23 at 00.20. 6 people remain on board for now.
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03-06-2023
11.58 Phone call from HMCG saying they had rec a call from a MOP saying a vessel was in trouble near Buoy 16. Poss. Non start. This speedboat had been logged at 11.56 as being moored
12.06 Contacted HMCG back after visually checking the whole channel area to report that the vessel had moved on out of sight to f/wood and was told that the end of the MOPs call they said that they had got the vessel going so the CG just needed confirmation
12.08 Contact with HMCG ended.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Incident cleared No casualties.
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28-05-2023
15:06 Call from F/wood lifeguard concerning 2 MOP in water adjacent to Wyre Light. L/G on way by foot to MOP. Confirmed we had ‘eyes on’.
15:10 Blue mink en-route to F/wood turned back to stand on.
15:20 Called Holyhead CG following their VHF traffic with Blue Mink to confirm details of incident and Eyes on.
15:35 ILB in channel at 030deg. L/G escorting CAS. ILB transferred CAS across gulley to 2 F/wood CG. All returned to shore.
15:55 .ILB returned to F/wood. Incident No. 514770
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
15:55 2 CAS returned to shore on foot and ILB and ‘coached’ by HMCG
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21-05-2023
10.20 2 adults, 1 child and 2 dogs paddling on beach and unaware of the tide position Bearing 345 degrees, 1nm from shore. HMCG advised and asked to keep under observation
10.25 Called HMCG now considered to be in danger of being cut off
10.29 HMCG called – they shall call out services
10.30 Wyre Borough Council member arrived to assist
10.35 Off duty coastguard, [Fleetwood 6, arrived on site to assist – used our radio to co-ordinate rescue
10.45 ILB to launch – coastguard on shore near to casualties
10.50 Jet ski arrived at casualties and stayed until ILB arrived, placing child on seat
11.00 ILB arrived and took casualties to shore
11.10 Arrived on shore by boating lake and met by coastguards – child has possible hypothermia and suffers from heart condition – awaiting ambulance eta 10 minutes to check them over
11.12 Coastguard and Council member left site
11.35 Radio call from HMCG thanking us for assistance and confirming that we were the first to call in the incident

INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11.10 3 people and 2 dogs rescued by ILB – NCI first to raise the alarm

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17-05-2023
1740 3 FEMALES WALKING OUT TO KING SCAR + DOG HMCG CALLED LW 17/05 BRG 000 1.8 MILES FROM TOWER HAD SIREN ON BUT WOULD NOT STOP WALKING OUT
1750 STARTED TO WALK BACK watchkeepers STAYING TO SAFE ASHORE INCIDENT NO 513311
1810 FEMALES WALKED ASHORE HMCG INFORMED
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1810 FEMALES ASHORE HMCG INFORMED
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13-05-2023
1550 TC to HMCG 3 x young boys bearing 008, just south of Kingscar, heading North.. At risk of cut off. .Descriptions given, HMCG advised to keep watch HW is 1857
1558 TC from HMCG – ILB and CRT on way. Current details updated, boys walking West into tide
1605 TC from CRT, HMCG Fleetwood, ILB on way, they have eyes on casualties
1611 TC from HMCG to check just 3 and not more, Incident number 512853, 2 boys now running east, 1 left behind walking
1615 .TC to HMCG to correct position as given in radio traffic between CRT and ILB
1616 ILB spotted near Perc h
1618 4 CRT walking towards casualties
1621 CRT advised by ILB that tide closed behind them
1629 All stood down, advice given re tides, casualties ashore
1634 TC from CRT, all safe thanks to NCI for assistance
1600 watchkeeper arrived to assist

INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1629 All assets stood down, casualties ashore

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27-02-2023
11:30 Member of Public (MoP) called tower to enquire if we had seen a unaccompanied/distressed Old English Sheepdog on the beach. Dog spotted running back and forth at waters edge at western fringe of Kings Scar. Dog was generally heading along the Scar in the direction of Wyre Light. MoP went on to the sands to retrieve the dog. MoP was in telephone contact with NCI at all times when required.
11:50 HMCG notified of possible problem.
12:00 MoP eyes on dog assisted by NCI 345°/2Nm but dog ran off over the top of the Scar towards Wyre Light again.
12:20 Visual contact with MoP lost. CTT 12:28>14:28.
12:25 Man and Dog re-united and dog on lead. MoP advised to head back towards tower immediately
12:40 MoP 010°/1Nm. HMCG Holyhead updated.
12:55 HMCG allocated Coast Guard Incident No.504953
13:05 MoP safe on promenade, water safety advise given.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
13:05 MoP safe on promenade wet, but safe.
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04-01-2023
14:34 Telephone call from HMCG: Report of two persons walking west from Marine Hall, approx. 1.25 miles out.
Unable to spot from Tower due to poor visibility. Will keep eyes on.
14:37 Rang HMCG for incident number 500326. NCI Fleetwood informed HMCG will update if any sighting. Current visibility 1 nautical mile.
14:51 Fleetwood Mobile informed HMCG that confident x 3 bait diggers. (1 bike, 2 walking).
. INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14:51 Fleetwood Mobile stood down by HMCG. Incident closed.
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30-12-2022
15-20 Watchkeepers telephoned HMCG about a sloop that was grounded on Preesall sands that is now dragging its anchor and is now heading down the Wyre channel towards Fleetwood. HMCG will deal with the situation
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Left with HMCG to deal with it
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17-11-2022
9-15 tel by member of public report seal trapped in rocks at Larkholme ref WE/16
9.20 MC Informed tower of this and that he had already contacted HMCG and LA.
9.21 MC informed that HMCG NOT issue Incident No
9.40 GS contacted Wyre coastal Rangers who will send patrol to investigate
9.45 .Station Mgr. called to advise he had contacted British Marine Divers Rescue, BDMR who said common problem and may be resting would send local volunteers to obrerve
11.05 Ranger reported that seal found and was trapped
11.15 2 volunteers from BDMR attended and taken to site by Ranger, will monitor till next high water at 17 34
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11.15 Now in care of BDMR
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22-10-2022
09.46 Sloop sighted aground, BRG 075, 2.5NM. Target 08 in Logbook.
09.59 Telephone call to HMCG to advise. Given range/bearing and Lat/Long. They will investigate.
10.40 Telephone call from HMCG. CRT have attended and report the sloop aground is ‘Tonto’. Was deliberately beached following a rescue approx 1.5 weeks ago. They advise she is likely to be there for some time. Notice to this effect now written on Whiteboard, and also an alert placed on computer screens.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
No action – vessel has been there for some time and HMCG are aware. Steps taken to alert watchkeepers to this effect.
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16-10-2022
11-55 Continued observation of x4 adults and x3 dogs, bearing 330 degrees, ¾ miles from Observation Tower.
12-00 NCI phoned HMCG to inform of concerns re x4 persons & x3 dogs walking towards sea, on sandbank, gully filling with water behind them. Provided casualties’ ID features: 1 red top, 1 blue top, 2 black tops. Informed HMCG high tide at 15:48 hours, height 07.92m. Casualties now walking parallel to sea. HMCG requested NCI to keep eyes on casualties; HMCG will task team.
12-05 Casualties walking parallel to gully.
12-08 Casualties’ position 000 degrees N; ¾ mile from Observation Tower; heading 090 degrees.
12-15 f
Fleetwood CRT (Fleetwood CG) rang NCI Fleetwood to inform they were at Fleetwood Sea Cadets Base, keeping casualties under observation. NCI confirmed ID features of x4 persons with x3 dogs.
12-25 NCI informed HMCG casualties ashore. Confirmed casualties had to cross water; NCI unable to estimate depth of water from Observation Tower vantage point.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Incident Closed. all reached the beach safely
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10-10-2022
09.25 HMCG Holyhead tasked to locate a 25 foot sloop ( blue Hull sails down ) at anchor at bearing 020 degrees, 53.57.9 N 00 01.9 W . The sloop had had its single crew member airlifted Sunday PM.
09.35 Sloop spotted at 035 degrees, 4 nm ( drifting )at 53.58.2 N 002.59.2 W . Holyhead asked us to monitor and take bearings.
09.45 Sloop spotted at 050 degrees,at a distance of 5nm heading towards Lune Channel.
09.48 A member of the public rang NCI Fleetwood stating their concern over the drifting sloop they had spotted, member of public informed nobody on board and HMCG Holyhead had control of the situation.
10.10 .HMCG Holyhead broadcast a Securite Securite on 00 channel advising a danger to shipping warning.
10.25 Drifting sloop now on a bearing of 060 degrees, distance 2.5nm,bearing 053.56.5 N 002.59.3 W
10.30 HMCH Holyhead rang wanting update, sloop now bearing 060 degrees, 53.56.5 N, 003 56.5 W.
10.35 HMCG Holyhead informed us this now an incident ( 506245)
11.25 Drifting sloop now 065 degrees, 53.56.2 N 002 59.2 W at a distance of 2.5 nm
12.00 Another member of the public rang with concerns about the drifting sloop again informed them that no one was on board and HMCG Holyhead had it under control.
12.10 Knott End CG tasked to go Pilling Sands to investigate drifting sloop
13.25 Knott End CG tasked to get Argo Catt to retrieve fuel from sloop and get a possible tow connected.
13.45 Watch handover as per log watch change.
14.13 Sloop beached/aground on Pilling Sands.070 degrees, distance 2.5nm approx from the Tower. HMCG informed
14.36 Argo Cat together with Knott End Coastguard at stranded sloop.
15.15 HMCG to Knott End Mobile inquiring state/damage to vessel. Crack around keel but otherwise seaworthy. Further update – broken rudder. Anchor well dug in.
15.37 Argo Cat returned to Knott End.
16.53 NCI Fleetwood stood down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Waiting for the owner to visit the vessel.
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11-09-2022
12.20 Phone call from HMCG JetSki Blue White 2 aboard drifting near Fleetwood boating lake. Keep an eye on it and report when ashore. JetSki Blue white 2 aboard spotted close inshore 050 ½ nm
12.25 Now bearing 040 ¾ nm Phone CG and advise JetSki drifting away from the shore. Lifeboat inshore launched 12.26.
12.30 Lifeboat heard on CHN 0. Jetski now 005 ¾ nm. Note ski drifting 315 . (Tidal Diamond K gives 064 as drift).
12.36 Lifeboat with jetski. Brg now 015 distance 0.5 nm 2 people taken on board Lifeboat..
12.39 .Lifeboat Chn 0 will tow jetski to Knott End. Lifeboat D-853
13.13 Lifeboat + Jetski 00S to Fleetwood.
13.15 Lifeboat report back on shore Chn 00
13.45 Phone call from HMCG thanks for your assistance.
13.46 Incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
2 casualties safely ashore One jetski recovered.
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09-09-2022
16-23 Telephone from hmcg regarding a 999 call from a member of the public reporting concerns about a walker on kingscar they asked us to check if there was any concerns we said we would rescan the area and report back
16-28 After rescanning we found the walker, he was just walking around there was no concerns as the tide was outgoing
16-47 Telephoned hmcg to confirm the the person was wearing waders and now fishing again no concerns
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16-47 Reported no concerns about safety
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30-08-2022
11.20 Telephone call from HMCG reporting that they had received a call from a member of the public in respect of 2 females and dog that were in danger of being cut off by the tide. We already had the females under observation who were approx 0.5 miles from Tower on bearing 350.
11.23 Went onto roof and used loud hailer to instruct them to return to shore as a matter of urgency. Females waded through waist deep water and returned to dry sand.
11.30 Telephoned HMCG and advised that they were on dry sand.
11.32 HMCG advised that lifeboat had been stood down.
11.40 HMCG Fleetwood Mobile to scene and we directed them via radio to the 2 females who had walked off along the beach towards Cleveleys to whom they gave safety advice.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11.41 Incident closed 2 females and dog safely on shore
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15-08-2022
11.56 Telephone call to HMCG to report person stranded on sandbank. 020’ 1.25m HMCG requested to keep watch on casualty
12.02 Telephone call from Fleetwood CRT requesting update. Cas now in water
12.03 Telephone call from HMCG requesting updated position
12.06 Telephone call from Fleetwood Lifeguards informing us of incident. We returned the information that we were aware and in contact with HMCG
12.10 Fleetwood CG called HMCG to inform them they were 2 mins from scene
12.11 Fleetwood ILB launched
12.13 Fleetwood ILB IN SIGHT 070’ 1.5M
12.15 Fleetwood ILB on scene with casualty
12.17 Fleetwood ILB HEADING BACK TO PORT WITH CASUALTY
12.19 Fleetwood ILB gave update on casualty to HMCG – ALL OK
12.21 Fleetwood ILB out of sight. HMCG called with Incident No. and to thank NCI for assistance
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.21 Casualty returned safely to port. No apparent medical issues.
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11-08-2022
1540 TC to HMCG re RIB/Jet Ski bearing 299 , 3 NM, appears to be broken down. Orange/grey craft. 1 p onboard in waders possibly. HMCG advises to keep eyes on and ring back @ 1610 hours
1610 Update to HMCG , RIB started, moved to bearing 235 less than 1 NM from shore. Maybe fishing – due to sun direction hard to see. Advised HMCG Tidal Drift 74 @1 KN. Incident NO: 027368.
To watch until low water/end of watch and inform HMCG
1616 RIB now going fast to Cleveleys
1622 RIB O-O-S Cleveleys . HMCH informed incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1622 Incident closed no action required
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29-07-2022
16-00 Telephone from HMCG regarding a report from a concerned M.O.P about two kayaks being far out to sea was asked to scan the area but had no sight they could be behind King Scar. HMCG asked if I had any concerns said no as when last seen at 15-53 they were paddling quite freely> HMCG asks if I would contact them if spotted.
16-24 Contacted HMCG about a yellow object bearing 348 deg aprox 1.5/1.8 nm on Kings Scar also informed HMCG that Seatruck Precision was approaching Kings Scar and suggested that they contact them and ask if they can scan Kings Scar which is on our blind side.
16-25 HMCG asks Seatruck if they can scan Kings Scar
16-31 Seatruck Precision informs HMCG that they can see the two kayaks with no concerns
16-40 HMCG telephones to conform Seatruck can see the kayaks thanks us for our help
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16-40 Incident closed as kayaks safe
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16-07-2022
13:59 Member of Public enters station. Reports there is an overturned boat ashore on the boulders near Chatsworth Avenue. Shows a photograph of boat named ‘Sea Nymph’. Says it was not there yesterday.
13.59 Tel call to HMCG to advise. They say they will ask CRT to investigate.
17.52 Tel call to HMCG enquiring as to out come. They advise boat is the one recovered yesterday from Top Knot.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
17.52 No action required. This is the vessel recovered in incident yesterday, and left ashore.
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15-07-2022
15-45 Telephoned HMCG informing them of a drifting 2-3 person unmanned boat BEARING 218 deg distance 1/1.5 miles.
15-51 HMCG called to check location and reported they would send out Fleetwood CGT to investigate.
16-08 Fleetwood CRT contacts the tower on channel 65 asking for the last location of boat.
16-11 Fleetwood CRT contacts the tower on channel 65 asking for a description of boat.
16-16 Fleetwood CRT contacts the tower to confirm bearing last seem of boat
16-38 HMCG on channel 00 the tender has broken loose from a vessel topknot in Morecambe bay the vessel owners are in the river Wyre repairing their engine and are hoping to come around to collect the tender it has been pulled onto the promenade by Fleetwood CRT
16-50 HMCG stands us down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
The vessel is on promenade awaiting collection by owner
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09-07-2022
1404 TC from HMCG. Member of public rang to report concerns re walker on Kingscar with dog. Said we are keeping watching brief. Incident number 20092.
1408 Bearing 004 2 nautical miles
1431 TC to HMCG no sign of walker. Incident closed for now
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1431 Incident closed by HMCG
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22-06-2022
1655 Called Coastguard re vessel broke down have visual 310 1.8 miles two males red tee shirts keep watching
1703 Spoke with people on board all ok he gave position from GPS on phone which was bearing 320 0.75 from tower vessel called Good Times
1725 Boat Equaliser arrived on scene 2 persons on board
1733 Tow commenced keep watching
1745 Tow and Casualty entered Wyre Channel
1748 Abeam No 13 Buoy
1751 Vessels out of sight to Fleetwood
1752 HMCG informed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1752 Vessel towed safely back to port
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07-06-2022
15-00 Called HMCG about concerns for two males far out on the sands bearing 003 deg aprox 1.2 nm about to be cut off by the incoming tide, as agreed with HMCG went onto the top deck with the loudhailer to try to attract their attention but got no response
15-05 HMCG calls out Fleetwood CRT
15-10 Fleetwood CRT has eyes on casualty’s
15-12 Fleetwood CRT calls out Fleetwood ILB
15-25 Fleetwood ILB heading 340 deg 3 persons on board
15-35 Fleetwood ILB now walking boat to casualty’s
15-39 Casualty’s now onboard ILB
15-44 Fleetwood CRT telephones to say thanks
16-00 Fleetwood ILB returns to station with casualty’s
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Both casualty’s returned to shore no injury’s HMCG Holyhead thanks us for our assistance
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02-06-2022
13:56 Phone call from member of public reporting person in water by ferry slip /coastguard station out of sight to me
1358 I called hmcg hollyhead to report incident
14:05 Fleetwood coast guard attended and lifeboat launched
14:16 Phone call from Fleetwood coast guard asking for further direction passed on information given by member of public
14:40 .walker reported safe made own way clear
14:45 Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14:45 Walker safe by own means
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02-06-2022
11:55 Watchkeeper observed grey rib by first yellow marker at Rossall point, sole occupant seen for ten minutes unsuccessfully trying to start out board motor. watchkeeper rang HMCG to inform them of the situation and asked them if they could try and contact by radio.
12:10 Rib seen to start engine and moved approximately quarter of a mile before stopping again.
12:15 Rib started again and headed out of sight to the south.
12:16 HMCG informed issued incident number.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12:16 Engine started and rib left area to the south.
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29-05-2022
15.03 Call from HMCG. Report of yacht broken down 1 mile west of Wyre Light. No sight from our location.Advised HMCG to call WD Michel a tug passing through the area North of King Scar.
15.08 HMCG called WD Michel on CH16 but no response.
15..12 Possible sighting of casualty by NCI Fleetwood, bearing 285/approx 5.5 NM from tower. Sloop Gypsy of Larg in attendance. HMCG informed.
15.15 HMCG called back to confirm our sighting was the reported casualty.
15.32 CH73. HMCG and Gypsy of Larg discuss how to proceed. Decision made for Gypsy of Larg to tow casualty to Peel (IOM) for repairs.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
15.32 Gypsy of Larg to tow casualty to Peel(IOM) for repair. HMCG will continue to monitor to conclusion.
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13-05-2022
16.37 Telephone call from member of public asking if I have seen the windsurfer in difficulty in the channel at Fleetwood. Their description (yellow sail) does not match other target I have observed (target 05).They say he has been in the water for 10 minutes “near the red buoy”, and unable to get back aboard. Believed to be no.16 buoy on the basis of their description. I ask them to wait where they are.
16.39 999 call to HMCG, reporting the information I have been given, the position of the buoy where cas. is believed to be, and the fact that I cannot see cas. owing to low level of the channel and the fact that banks obscure the view. I am asked to wait while they take action. Continuing to keep careful watch.
16.41 Telephone call from informant to say the windsurfer is now aboard and heading back towards shore.
16.41 Telephone call to HMCG on landline to advise this information. They are already aware.
16.46 Windsurfer now observed to be in the water – position 050 from tower, distance 1.2NM.
16.48 999 call to HMCG to advise I can see the windsurfer and he is clearly in difficulty. Unable to regain control and the sail appears to have detached from the board. Continue describing what I can see during this call.
16.52 Windsurfer now on board and under some sort of control. Making very slow progress up channel. Terminate call to HMCG and continue observing windsurfer.
17.00 Windsurfer out of sight to Fleetwood.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
17.00 Windsurfer eventually self-recovered, sailed up channel towards Fleetwood and out of sight.
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21-04-2022
12.30 One adult and two children seen crossing channel approx. 750m east opp. Dronsfield Road area; continued walking seaward; channel filling with water.
12.35 Coastguard informed of potential incident by Fleetwood NCI and requested watchkeepers to observe, appraise and notify of developing situation.
12.37 GS to roof with megaphone; no response to messages and siren. MW keeping constant watch on casualties.
12.45 Casualties started returning to shore.
12.49 Coastguard rang for update.
12.50 GS provided ‘eyes-on’ commentary to Coastguard of progress of x3 casualties now waist deep in water.
12.55 Casualties seen to reach higher ground and shore. Coastguard aware of this due to ongoing commentary.
HMCG provided incident number 009637
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.55 X 3 Casualties reached shore.
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12-03-2022
14.45 Telephone call from Holyhead CG: Three people reported walking towards Wyre Light – Do we have visual contact ?
14.46 Three people and a small dog spotted ¾ mile from boating lake; not in immediate danger
14.48 HMCG asked for us to keep in sight and will call us later for a report
14.50 Group in sight and walking towards shore
15.00 Group now near promenade
15.05 Telephone from HMCG: We reported back and noted IR number. Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
15.05 Casualties returned to shore without need of assistance
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10-02-2022
1530 Tele call from HMCG Fleetwood looking for walkers towards Wyre Light. Not immediately visible from NCI Tower. To scan area.
1532 Spotted 1 male and 1 female plus dog – female wearing pink jacket. Bearing 030 distance 1 .25 NM. Walking in direction of Wyre
Light.
1533 Tele HMCG Fleetwood as requested – no response
1535 Tele HMCG Hollyhead – they already received 999 call Local HMCG and ILB tasked to respond
1550 ILB launched – Observed casualties now standing still
1556 ILB at scene – reported water to be very shallow – walking boat towards casualties
1557 Crew from ILB walking casualties to boat. Reportedly wet and very cold but ok
1600 ILB returning to station with casualties – weather deteriorating
1610 Tele HMCG Hollyhead for Incident Number (3072)
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1600 Casualties picked up and returned to RNLI station by Fleetwood ILB
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04-02-2022
15-22 On hearing a intermittent double bleep coming from the channel 0 channel we minimized the weather/cumulus software to reveal an AIS Sart warning
15-23 Contacted HMCG Hollyhead informing them of the situation, they are looking into this.
15-35 HMCG ask us to take a screen shot and send it to them.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
HMCG continue to investigate
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21-01-2022
13-33 We received a AIS sart warning that came on the weather station screen stating Red Alert , Sart, 970. 116.722
13- 36 Telephoned HMCG Holyhead alerting them to the alarm they ask us to send a screenshot so they could view it this we did via email
14-22 HMCG telephones to ask what is our range on radar and AIS we pass the information over and they ask if we can expand our ranges to look for the AIS sart warning beacon this we did but could find no trace. We Also looked up what appears to be a MMSI number but there is no trace. HMCG are continuing to investigate.
15-07 Holyhead issues a request to all vessels if they have received or activated a AIS sart warning and to report to them if so, The skipper of a local dredger reports that he had been resetting his AIS and that had triggered the sart warning.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
HMCG stands down
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09-01-2022
12.45 Watching 2 persons and 2 dogs walking out to Kingscar bearing 350 Degrees 1.6
from Fleetwood nci in danger of being cut off by tide.53’53.0N 003.03.0W
12.50 HMCG Holyhead informed of matter of concern. Fleetwood CRT to be actioned.
13.08 All persons safe on shore .. very wet after waist deep return. Stood down by HMCG
13.09 CRT on scene
INCIDENT CONCLUSION TIME AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
13.08 Both persons safe back on shore
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31-08-202
10.05 HAD A CALL FROM SKIP RNLI REFERENCE A RIB FOR US TO KEEP EYES ON,WE RANG HMCG TO INFORM THEM OF THIS ,AND TOLD TO KEEP A VISUAL ON THEM AND MONITOR THE SITUATION FOR THE AFTERNOON WATCH TO CARRY ON
1450 Rib monitored throughout pm watch. Regular reports passed to HMCG. RIB returned to Fleetwood without incident.
1452 HMCG informed RIB returned to shore safely
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1452 Incident closed – HMCG informed RIB returned to shore safely
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30-08-2021
14.45 Called HMCG to report four young lads playing on a sand bank.
position From the station 345 degrees 0.25 nm.
Has agreed with the coast guard I went up stairs with the megaphone to try and get the lads attention which was successful and moved them to the beach,
Were they were safe and well.
I then informed HMCG the lads were safe and well on the beach.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Got the lads out of danger onto the beach
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17-07-2021
1740 Fleetwood ILB launched – reports of swimmer approx 1 mile out from Marine beach
1745 Fleetwood ILB heading towards Eastern end of Kings Scar
1746 Tele HMCG – confirmed blue flashing object at far eastern end of Kings Scar – to maintain observation
1750 Tele HMCG – request ILB to investigate
1755 ILB to recover object – confirmed blue tin foil balloon to resume search
1805 NCI to stay on duty to continue scan of area Given incident Number 022681
1810 Fleetwood ILB No signs of swimmer – to check buoys in case casualty hanging on.
1814 NCI continued to scan area – no signs of swimmer
1815 ILB seconded assistance of three Jet Skiers – search moved to Eastern side of river beyond sight of NCI
1818 Two crew members of RNLI on balcony at their station. No sign of swimmer
1820 Knott End HMCG to search shoreline for clothing etc
1845 ILB conducted extensive search Tele HMCG NCI to stand down 1850 ILB to stand down HMCG confirmed initially vague report
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1850 Incident concluded
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17-07-2021
14.53PM ONGOING INCIDENT OF THE SEARCH OF A MALE AGED 20 WHO FELL INTO THE SEA AT G17 NEAR ROSSALL SCHOOL.HE IS FEARED TO HAVE TAKEN OUT TO SEA. RNLI FROM BLACKPOOL,,FLEETWOOD INCLUDING A POLICE HELICOPTER AND RESCUE 936 HAVE A BEEN TASKED.
17.30PM LOCAL HMCG TELEPHONEDI TO ASK WE WOULD TO DO A VISUAL SEARCH
18.45PM SCANNED THE SHORELINE AS REQUESTED.BUT NOTHING WAS SIGHTED
19.00PM HAVE BEEN TOLD TO STAND DOWN.
19.00 PM INCIDENT STILL ONGOING
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
20-10 A BODY WAS RECOVERED.
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10-07-2021
1501 TC From HMCG – yacht aground 050 degrees– 1.2 NM. Affirmed eyes on. Asked to keep watch. Incident number 020915
1510 TC from HMCG. Launching F’Wood ILB and Knott End CRT. Yacht is Avocet. Skipper anxious (has PTSD) and reassured that we are watching him
1526 Radio traffic between HMCG and F’Wood ILB – skipper possibly having a panic attack/episode, says boat listing badly (it is listing about 30 degrees and seems stable both to NCI and ILB skipper)
1529 Fleetwood ILB arrives at yacht
1533 Fleetwood ILB – yacht high and dry 50 foot from tide line. Little they can do. Situation stable
1540 Visibility down to 1.5 NM in river mouth
1541 Casualty being helped to secure boat and go ashore
1552 TC to HMCG to say I cannot see the casualty, given many thanks for our role and speed in response.
1601 Casualty taken ashore by Knott End CRT Argo cat
1602 F’Wood ILB have secured boat – rescue tomorrow
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1552 Our part in incident ended
1602 casualty going ashoreIncident ended casualty reunited with wife
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03-07-2021
1800 PAN PAN heard on Ch16 . RIB with 4 persons drifting off Fleetwood any vessel in area to respond
1801 Watchkeeper phones HMCG craft 16 in log RIB in sight – requested NCI be on standby
1805 HMCG requests bearing (358 degrees) and range (1.5nm)
1811 RIB now on bearing 0 degrees
1818 Fleetwood ILB on its way. RIB is out of fuel
1821 TC Fleetwood ILB requesting directions (0 degrees and off East of Kingscar)
1825 Eyes on Fleetwood ILB heading to RIB
1835 RIB on tow to Fleetwood ILB, no medical issues, going to Knott End slipway ETA 15 mins
1838 Incident concluded – HMCG thanks for keeping eyes on
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1838 RIB towed to safety by Fleetwood ILB
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01-06-2021
13.50 2 persons & 1 dog spotted near King Scar – bearing 008, dist 2NM. Tide on flood (HW 16.47)
13.50 Tel call to station from off-duty watchkeeper, near beach huts. Has seen a lifeguard running on to the sands. We unable to see him from our position.
13.51 Tel call made to HMCG Holyhead to advise of the 2 persons & dog observed at 13.50. Advise HMCG they show no inclination to head for shore. Advise that unless they do so very soon they will be in great difficulty from flooding gullies ahead of them. 3 hrs to HW. Asked to keep an eye on them – confirmed.
14.00 Lifeguard now seen running towards casualties.
14.02 Tel call to HMCG to advise lifeguard seen running to casualties, approx one quarter mile from them. HMCG advise they have tasked Fleetwood ILB.
14.05 Lifeguard now with casualties – bearing 015, dist 1.5NM – now heading towards shore.
14.10 2 CRT members now observed walking on to sands from promenade, towards casualties.
14.15 CRT (Fleetwood Alpha) calling Fleetwood NCI on Ch0 – asking how many persons are ahead of him on the sands – advised 2 casualties, 1 dog, and 2 lifeguards.
14.16 Fleetwood Alpha on Ch0 asking if we can identify orange object ahead of him on sands – we are unable to do so – he reports will make his way there to investigate.
14.18 Fleetwood Alpha on Ch0 – confirms objects are a towel, flip-flops and sandwiches.
14.19 Fleetwood ILB in channel – bearing 060, dist 1.3NM, heading 340. 3 occupants
14.26 2 casualties & lifeguards now safely ashore.
14.35 Tel call from HMCG requesting confirmation re report of 2 other casualties on the sands. We advise no one else is visible on sands.
14.50 ILB now heading back up Wyre channel – bearing 050, dist 1.3, heading 160.
14.53 ILB out of sight to Fleetwood.
14.58 Fleetwood CRT stood down by Holyhead CG – Fleetwood Alpha contacts us on Ch0 asking that we continue to keep close observation on the flooding banks. Confirmed.
15.03 Fleetwood ILB radios HMCG to confirm back at station.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
15.03 Casualties & dog safely escorted to shore by Beach Lifeguard.
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31-05-2021
13.25 Rang holyhead to tell them that I had spotted a family of 5 with 2 dogs cut of from the tide 1.2nm with a bearing of 040 deg coastguard were already on scene and in the water wading towards the family and their dogs.
13.30 coastguard eventually got to the family and got them to head back towards the sandbank to await the RNLIlb as the water had completely surrounded them.
13.45 Fleetwood RNLIlb approached the sandbank and took the family on board and returned to the beach.
13.50 Blackpool RNLIib picked up the two coastguard officers and returned them to the beach.
13.55 I rang holyhead to update them that they were all safe.
14.00 End of incident.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
The Family are all safe with their two dogs
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28-05-2021
10-55 Telephoned HMCG Holyhead about a dayglo object along with a red object also close by another larger red object also with another object close by the concern was that a mlo with a white hull and blue canopy with a single male occupant had been fishing in that area and had now gone out off sight. Fleetwood crt along with Blackpool lifeboat tasked .
11-18 Blackpool lifeboat begins checking objects in the water
11-19 HMCG telephones to ask f we can see the lifeboat and stay on the line and report when the lifeboat nears the objects we assist with directing lifeboat to objects
11-40 HMCG stands down all assets
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Lifeboat inspects objects no concerns
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27-05-2021
15.21 2 Jetskis observed to run aground. Bearing 030, dist 1.5 NM. One rider on each.
15.24 Tel call to HMCG to advise. Riders now on foot on sandbank. No immediate danger apparent (ebbing tide). HMCG confirm they will task ILB.
15.35 Maintain obs of casualties – now wandering on foot to & from the tideline.
15.41 Riders have now left jetskis and started to walk towards shore. Now up to knees in water. Further call made to HMCG to update them & advise flooded gullies ahead of the 2 casualties. Asked to maintain obs & advise of any change or further concerns.
15.46 Casualties now in gullies up to chest depth at times. Further call to HMCG to advise. Remain on phone to give reports as to how they are progressing.
15.55 Casualties now safely through gullies. Finish call to HMCG and asked again to maintain obs.
15.55 Casualties now getting lift to shore on 4WD buggy. Overhear Fleetwood CRT confirming on scene and they have visual.
16.00 4WD buggy and both casualties now safely ashore at Marine Hall – receiving advice from CRT.
16.14 2 4×4 vehicles with trailers on sand making way towards jetskis – CRT confirm they are maintaining observation.
16.38 Both 4x4s now on scene and loading jetskis on to trailers. One vehicle now bogged down in sand and other unable to pull it free. Pos bearing 030, dist 1.5 NM.
16.55 Other vehicle now succeeds in pulling stranded 4×4 free and both vehicles now making way with jetskis towards shore.
17.06 All vehicles & jetskis now safely ashore at Marine Hall. CRT in attendance with them.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
17.19 Both casualties able to return to shore on foot and subsequently self-recover their jetskis.
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14-05-2021
10-24 Telephoned HMCG with a concern that a man and 3-4 dogs that had been spotted a 09-45 walking in the direction of King Scar having scanned the beach there was no sighting of the group
At this point there was a possibility that the group had crossed over King Scar and gone out of view.
Watchkeeper informed hmcg that there was a fishing vessel Anne Mary B traveling along the length of Kings Scar and suggested that hmcg contacted the vessel to see if they could spot anyone
10-30 Hmcg telephones to report that they had contacted Anne Mary B and the vessel thinks they can see someone but the visibility is murky. Hmcg asks if we wlll keep monitoring the situation and report back.
10-45 Fleetwood CRT telephones asking about the situation.
11-03 Fleetwood Crt Telephones reporting thet were on the prom with eyes on Kings Scar and asking if we also monitor the situation.
11-11 Fleewood CRT arrives at the station.
11-13 Fleetwood ILB seen proceeding bearing 065deg distance 1.5 nm heading 340deg.
11-27 Fleetwood AWB seen proceeding bearing 030 deg 1.9 nm heading 340 deg.
11-27 Both Lifeboats proceed with search contacting Anne Mary B who reports they can see some movement on Kings Scar and it could be dogs.
11-47 Hmcg stand down both lifeboats as they are satisfied there is no one at risk.
11-47 Fleetwood CRT leaves the station.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
All assets stood down as HMCG satisfied no one at risk.

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24-04-2021
14.05 Call from HMGC (local)
Requested we keep a man out on shore line, near Wyre light. Who is chasing a runaway dog.
Watchkeeper confirmed that he had man on visuals and would maintain observation.
14.15 After much chasing, man has apprehended the dog and is now making his way back to shore with dog on a lead.
14.25 Observed HMGC local walking out to meet the man.
14.35 HMGC now in faced to face contact with man and dog.
HMGC called to advise standown-escorting man back to shore.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Man and dog safely back to promenade. No casualties.
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16-04-2021
1155 Call from HMCG – reported person with two dogs (one light one dark) walking out towards sea – beach scanned but no sight
1210 Called HMCG – person now in danger of being cut off by incoming tide
Fleetwood ILB and local HMCG informed. Asked to keep watch and inform of any updates
1221 Fleetwood ILB recovered casualty and returned to Station
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Casualty assisted by Fleetwood ILB and returned to shore unharmed
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07-03-2021
1335 HMCG Hollyhead requested me to look out for three individuals on Knott End side of channel. Confirmed they were on bearing of approx 60 degrees from my position.. Asked to scan towards Wyre Light. Confirmed no more contacts in that direction. To keep watching brief.
1432 Tele call from HMCG for update. Confirmed all three in same position. Slowly walking back towards shore. To maintain watch.
1515 Tele call from HMCG – confirmed two individuals walked back to shore. – leaving lone fisherman. To maintain watch. HMCG to call back in thirty minutes.
1539 Tele call to HMCG to confirm lone fisherman had started to walk back towards shore but was now stood still. Near to corner by Marine hall and beach huts.
1540 Tele call from HMCG – confirmed I could not see state of water around the corner although I believed he could be at risk.as he was now stood still.
1555 Three way call with HMCG and Knott End Coastguard. Confirmed individual now walked beyond my view behind beach hut area.
1556 HMCG confirmed Incident Number and thanked for assistance. 005113
1604 Knott End Coastguard approached man in waders to confirm whether he was ok.
1605 Knott End Coastguard spoke to man in chest waders who confirmed he frequently walked out in the water off the Banks.
1605 Incident closed

INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Individual spoken to by HMCG – completely safe – no further assistance needed

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06-01-2021
13.05 Landline call from (HMGC local)
Enquiry: was a photographer walking on Kings Scar visible from Tower
Response: after careful search of advised location responded that photographer was not visible
HMGC(local) : suspect that photographer may be sitting down “behind” Kings Scar.
Requested that Tower maintained watch.
13.15 HMGC(local) advised ILB was tasked to attend Kings Scar as photographer was suspected of becoming cut-off.
13.40 ILB observed in Wyre Channel heading out towards Wyre Light
13.50 ILB made contact with photographer, collected and returned to Fleetwood
13.55 HMGC(local) advised that incident was closed.
14.00 Contacted HMGC Holyhead to obtain incident no. 000360
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13-12-2020
16.00 Telephoning HMCG Holyhead to log off watch. They advise they have just received a call from a member of the public, reporting a person in the water, Knott End side of the channel, approx half mile north of ‘the blue flats’ – and opposite Fleetwood Lifeboat station. I advise this is just out of sight from my position, but confirm that I have not seen anyone in the area I can see. They ask if I will remain on watch, which I confirm, and commence careful scan of the area – including down the channel towards Wyre Light.
16.10 Overhear radio transmissions HMCG/Knott End CG who are carrying out search.
16.35 Fleetwood ILB – bearing 060, 1.2NM, heading 340. Poor vis now, only able to make out nav lights. Cannot see how many POB.
16.40 Fleetwood ILB continuing slowly down channel towards Wyre Light.
16.40 Tel call from Holyhead CG asking if anyone is visible near King Scar. I say not. Continuing to scan. Vis now very poor.
16.45 Tel call from Holyhead CG saying they are happy for me to stand down now. They advise they have reason to believe the cas is a walker, and may now be ashore. I advise I will remain until ILB has safely returned.
16.50 ILB now making way back up the channel from Wyre Light.
17.03 Radio transmission Fleetwood ILB to Holyhead CG, confirming now back in the pen. Holyhead CG say they may stand down.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Casualty believed to be a walker in waders who had made their own way ashore.
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31-10-2020
15.55 Final sweep of the watch -walkers observed headed for King Scar island, approx ½ mile out – concern over time and tide
16.00 HMCG informed – Fleetwood NCI asked to monitor progress of walkers
16.20 Walkers returning
16.25 HMCG informed walkers returned to prom.
16.30 Watch closed!
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Walkers returned without assistance
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26-10-2020
10 25 Person came to tower to say female dog walker had broken her leg on sea wall near bend just past the tower
10 25 Contact hmcg holyhead
10 45 Hmcg Fleetwood on site
11 00 Hmcg take person off beach in there vehicle
11 30 Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
casualty taken to hospital
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02-10-2020
12-40 Watchkeeper observed an all white sloop that had grounded in Fleetwood channel 2 persons onboard bearing 043 deg distance 1.5 nm.
12-41 Telephoned HMCGH to inform them of the situation, hmcg asked If the name of the sloop could be seen, informed them It could not be seen.
12-43 Hmcgh attempted to contact the sloop on channel 16 no reply.
12-46 Hmcgh attempted to contact the slop on channel 16 the sloop replied and said they did not need any assistance and would wait for the next high tide to re-float and continue their journey and would inform hmcgh when afloat.
12-50 Hmcg telephoned to say stand down as they are happy with the outcome.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
HMCG happy with outcome sloop will make contact when afloat
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19-09-2020
16.03 Jetski with 2 POB towing one other on small board. Person being towed in the water and jetski observed to be circling. Cas clearly unable to board the jetski or the board. Bearing 065, 1.3 NM. Ebbing tide taking them down channel.
16.06 999 call to Holyhead CG to report circumstances and position.
16.08 Second jetski with 2POB arrives on scene. Both now circling the cas in the water, seemingly attempting to throw a line to him – unsuccessful.
16.10 HMCG heard paging Fleetwood CG.
16.15 Cas and both jetskis now level with the Perch – continuing to drift down channel, and circling cas in the water.
16.16 Tel call from HMCG confirming ILB has been tasked and asking for update. New position relayed. While on phone the cas observed to have mounted the board and now being towed back up channel by one of the jetskis. CG remains on phone while both jetskis and cas observed to continue up the channel. Cas appears well and competent water skier. CG ask if I am happy to stand down ILB and I confirm that I am.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16.16 Casualty self-recovered to board.
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19-09-2020
14.08 Kite Surfer see in water in Wyre Channel. Sail, board & surfer being taken down channel. Cas observed to looking back to shore and raising arm – apparently seeking to attract attention. Clearly in some difficulty. No other vessel in vicinity
14.09 999 call made to Holyhead CG to report – description and position given. Keeping cas under close observation through Cyclops throughout. CG con firm will contact Fleetwood lifeboat. Confirmed I will keep cas under observation.
14.11 Fleetwood CG team being paged over VHF.
14.21 Cas now at bearing 010, 0.5 NM. Cas appears to be tiring. Has now become separated from board. Unable to see any flotation device on cas. Further 999 call to Holyhead to update. They confirm ILB has been tasked. Also confirm they are in touch with father of the cas who is on the prom. I advise of latest position and that helm of ILB should be advised to cross the Neckings and head for Tower.
14.25 ILB visible – 060, 1.2 NM, heading 340. 3 POB.
14.27 Cas now at bearing 280, 400 yds. Drifting to west on ebbing tide.
14.29 ILB now on scene with cas – bearing 270, 400 yds.
14.30 Radio transmission, ILB to Holyhead CG – Cas recovered and in good condition – no medical assistance required.
14.32 ILB observed commencing return to Fleetwood with cas, board & kite on board.
14.35 Fleetwood CG vehicles observed on prom travelling E to W past the tower.
14.38 ILB observed delivering cas ashore and then continuing to Fleetwood.
14.46 ILB Out of sight to Fleetwood
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14.50 Kite surfer rescued by ILB and returned safely to shore
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16-09-2020
11-53 Yellow and White RIB seen heading up the channel towards the Perch (070 dgs ..1.5 nms 2 persons on board. 1 person in Red,other person brown top )
12-30 RIB repositioned at 2305 dgs 2nms at anchor
12-40 RIB repositioned at 295 dgs 2.5 nms noted it was now drifting WESTWARDS
12-45 RIB repositioned at 275 dgs 3.5 nms DRIFTING
12-50 Rang HMCG Holyhead re drifting RIB,HMCG asked me to keep observing
12-58 RIB repositioned 260 dgs 3.5 nms,still drifting
13-00 RIB repositioned 255 dgs 3.5 nms still drfifting
13-13 HMCG called out Fleetwood Lifeboats ( IRB to head to casualty AWB to assist if needed )
13-18 Fleetwood IRB passing tower
13-30 13.30 RNLI Fleetwood IRB contacted NCI Fleetwood for directions to casualty ( all given )
13-35 13.35 Fleetwood IRB changed there plans by declaring RIB not sea worthy therefore RIB to be towed back to Knott End and casualties to go back on AWB
13-52 Casualties onboard AWB and RIB towing RIB. Ian Glass in tower Assisting.
14.05 Fleetwood IRB sent to another incident at Marine Beach therefore the towing of RIB undertaken by AWB. Ian Glass in Tower assisting. Both Lifeboats in attendance in other incident
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Ian Glass will report in log book when both lifeboats are back at station.
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13-09-2020
12.05 LARGE MAN COLLAPSED ON BEACH AT 045 DEGREES 0.5 NM
12.05 CALL AMBULANCE 112 INFORM ACCESS TO PROMENADE IS BY MARINE HALL FY7 6HF.
12.10 MEMBER OF PUBLIC AT CASUALITY. SEEN USING MOBILE PHONE
12.11 CALL POLICE 01253 876611 NO ANSWER
12.11 CALL 112 AND INFORM POLICE
12.20 AMBULANCE ARRIVES
12.30 AMBULANCE LEAVES WITH CASUALITY.
12.31 INCIDENT CLOSED
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.32 CASUALITY REMOVED BY AMBULANCE.
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09-09-2020
13.10 Male observed pulling black kayak across the sands to Kings Scar. Male dressed in wet suit and what appeared to be a red/orange life jacket round his neck.

13.30 Male disappeared from view behind Kings Scar, having dragged his kayak to the top.
13.40 Contacted HMCG with concerns about kayaker. Kayak on top of Kings Scar and the canoeist cannot be seen, presumed that he had gone over the top and down the other side.
HMCG asked that we observe and inform of change of circumstances. Incident number given 29933
14.41 Kayaker still giving cause for concern. Seen walking/sitting/lying down on Kings Scar or dragging kayak backwards and forwards, leaving it and walking alone.
14.45 HMCG called kayaker on CH16 x3. No response.
14.54 HMCG called kayaker again on CH16x3. No response.
15.20 HMCG called for update and asked that we continue observing.
15.53 Kayaker back in the water, heading away from Kings Scar. Continuing to observe
16.20 Advised HMCG kayak back in water and occupant doesn’t appear to be in distress.
16.35 Advised HMCG no longer have kayak in sight
(INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Have to presume that kayaker made it safely back to shore without assistance.
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21-08-2020
12.05 Observed lady collapsed on beach adjacent to boating lake 53.6.0N, 003.01.9W
12.08 Rang HMCG as tide within 50 yards and incoming. Male came to ladies assistance.
12.12 Lady sat up and was helped to her feet and escorted off the beach and sat on wall.
12.16 Coastguard agreed no action necessary and not treated as an actionable incident.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
12.16 Collapsed person came around and was moved with passer-by assistance to safety of the promenade.
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13-08-2020
14.50PM PHONED HMCG ABOUTS CONCERNS OF 4 CHILDREN CUT OFF BY THE SEA 1 AND HALF MILE FROM OUR TOWER GROIN 62
14.52PM THEY ASKED FOR ME TO OBSERVE THE CHILDREN
14.55PM HMCG FLEETWOOD WAS TASKED TO ATTEND
15.00PM THE 4 CHILDREN STARTED WADING BACK TO SHORE
15.05PM I INFORMED HMCG OF THE NEW INFORMATION
15.10PM THE KIDS WERE SAFELY BACK ON THE BEACH
15.15PM HMCG CONCLUDED THE INCIDENT
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
THE CHILDREN WERE BACK ON THE BEACH AND SAFE HMCG FLEETWOOD WERE HAPPY WITH THE OUTCOME
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09-08-2020
Channel 0 call from HMCG 999 call reporting family cut off by the tide right in front of the tower.  Reported that nothing in front of the tower.  Sweep found family wading ashore bearing 060. 1 nm. From the tower.  Observed family reach shore safely..  Reported channel 0 to HMCG.  Fleetwood alpha also reported family safely ashore..
13-15 Incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS
3 adults 1 child safely ashore.
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29-07-2020
NCI KEPT WATCH OF 2 WALKERS. PLUS DOG WALKING OUTBOUND TO INCOMING TIDE. CONCERN THEY COULD BE CUTOFF IF THEY CONTINUED FOR MUCH LONGER
16-58 CALL INBOUND FROM COLIN COOPER TO CHECK IF I HAD NOTICED THE PROBLEM CONFIRMED I WAS AND IN PROCESS OF CALLING HOLYHEAD.
17-00 CALLED HOLYHEAD. GAVE SITREP. THEY WERE AWARE AND CONFIRMED PAGING OF FLEETWOOD HMCG/LIFEBOAT. NCI ASKED TO KEEP EYES ON AND ADVISE ANY CHANGES.
17-08 CALLED HOLYHEAD ADVISED CASUALITIES WERE WADING BACK, BUT TIDE WAS UP TO THEIR WAIST AND RISING FAST (HIGH WATER 18.26)
17-11 CASUALITIES PLUS DOG GOT TO SHORE AS ILB ARRIVED.
17-12 INCIDENT CLOSED FROM NCI PERSPECTIVE.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
CASUALITIES PLUS DOG GOT TO SHORE
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10-03-2020
15-25 Contact HMCG to report possible grounded vessel barely visible in mist on bearing 010 at 2nm 53 57.3N 003 02.15W HMCG requested we stand by.
15-35 Contact HMCG to advise that vessel Porto Salvo would soon pass by possible grounded vessel and able to check target.
15-38 HMCG contact Porto Salvo to request check sighting and giving coordinates as above
15-40 HMCG issued all vessels request to check possible grounded vessel at coordinates as above.
15-43 Porto Salvo confirmed sighting to HMCG at stated position
18-44 HMCG contacted NCI Fleetwood to advise local coastguard called out to investigate.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1604 Coastguard aware. No one on board
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26-12-2019
15-07 Man down on beach 030 deg 0.2 miles collapsed
15-10 Watchkeeper2 leaves tower with radio to assist. Watchkeeper1 makes 999 call
15-30 Paramedic arrived. Ambulance cannot get on sea wall. No key.
15-45 Watchkeeper2 returns to tower. Watchkeeper1 leaves tower with key.
15-52 Ambulance and CRT on scene
15-58 Casualty in ambulance
16-16 Ambulance and CRT leave scene.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1616 Casualty taken away in ambulance

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30-11-2019
14-03 Call by phone HMCG Holyhead – Vessel “Roxy” reported aground. Visible as target 10 – Appears afloat and advised to HMCG as such. They will telephone him to confirm his situation..
14-11 Target 26 ILB 030 deg 1.2 nm heading 340. Visual 2 POB, orange rib.
14-16 Target 26 ILB 013 deg 1.9 nm heading 340. Now alongside casualty “Roxy”
14-20 Target 27 AWB 060 deg 1.3 nm heading 340. Dark hull orange upper.
14-25 Targets 10 and 26, ILB and “Roxy” 013 deg 1.9 nm heading 110. Under tow by ILB
14-50 Targets 10 and 26 OOS to Fleetwood,
15-03 Ch 00 transmission ILB to HMCG confirming casualty alongside waiting pontoon.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS):
15-03 2 POB and vessel taken safely to Fleetwood by ILB
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29-09-2019
15:26 HMCG contacted about object in water bearing 051 1/4n Fleetwood (RP) tower, possible fender or marker buoy size of oil drum
15:30  Fleetwood CG contact RP on channel 0 for location of object.
15:35 Fleetwood CG arrive on scene.
16:20 Fleetwood CG pulled mooring buoy and large chain from gulley to  shore.
Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
16:20 Mooring buoy recovered
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24-09-2019
16:51 Inflatable seen beyond Wyre Light. 2 persons visible. No life jackets visible.
16:53 Inflatable seen at Fairway Buoy not making progress and 2 person trying to climb onto Buoy.
16:54 HMCG contacted with information. HMCG to deploy CRT and Fleetwood lifeboat. HMCG requested RP to maintain visual on casualties
17:21 Fleetwood lifeboat contacted HMCG on channel 16/00
17:22 Fleetwood ALW deployed. Inflatable on the move
17:23 RP contacted HMCG with update on casualties
17:30 Fleetwood ALW with casualties
17:32 HMCG phoned RP to ask RP to confirm ALW were with the casualties RP confirmed
17:33 HMCG contacted ALW to confirm casualties. Casualties were making their way back to Fleetwood under their own steam. ALW following.
17:34 CRT manager entered Fleetwood station
17:40 CRT contacted ALW to confirm casualties making own way back to Fleetwood
17:45 Incident closed MS left station
Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
17:45 Casualties returned to Fleetwood
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29-08-2019
16.00 Rangers stopped motorbike on Prom One adult and one young teen boy. once past tower riders remounted and rode towards Cleveleys. Teen boy sitting in front of adult on petrol tank.
16.10 Motorbike and riders seen on beach heading in direction of Kings Scar.
16.20 Motorbike stuck in mud at 53 57.10N 003 01.16W.
16.49 Motorbike stuck more in mud. HMCG alerted.
16.52 Casualties alerted by siren from RP Tower.
17.00 CRT contact RP for location.
17.05 CRT arrived at Tower and shown where casualties were RP requested to monitor situation.
17.20 Fleetwood CRT contacted Knott End CRT. Mobile 1 and 2 deployed.
17.40 Advised HMCG casualties walking away from stuck motorbike.
17.42 CRT confirmed they had eyes on the casualties.
17.45 Casualties and 3 x CRT returned to motorbike.
17.55 CRT advised NCI RP they were requesting permission to apply Argocat. Advised MS RP would remain open until end of incident.
18.14 CRT and casualties joined by 2 members of public with spades
18.25 Argocat arrived on scene
18.30 CRT requested RP keep eye on tide and advise them on channel ’00’
18.35 Motorbike freed from mud by Argocat. Young teenager returned to shore on Argocat due to suffering from cold.
18.45 Called Fleetwood CRT to advise on tide and advise best way was to walk towards tower
19.03 CRT phoned to advise casualties now off beach.

Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
19.05 Motorbike recovered and casualties did not require medical assistance.
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24-08-2019
14.54  One adult, two children with two dogs seen near Wyre Light with tide coming in. Bearing 020, 1.8 NM. Reported by phone RP to HMCG Holyhead. We were asked to keep in sight.
15.05  Lifeguard seen approaching the group. Then seen making their way ashore reluctantly.
15.17  Party (including lifeguard) in water making slow progress ashore
15.17  HMCG informed by RP by phone / Fleetwood lifeguard paged by HMCG
15.27  Party appear to be safe approaching beach
15.38  Party met by met by Coastguard Rescue Team on beach
15.40  HMCG to Fleetwood CRT on channel 00 “Return to base”

Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
15.40 All persons safe and well and ashore – Adult & 2 children (& 2 dogs) escorted to shore by Lifeguard
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18-05-2019
1648  Phone call from HMCG: 999 report of a woman chasing a loose dog along the shoreline towards the south from the boating lake. We agreed to keep a lookout.
1715  No sight so far of missing person
1718  Phone call from the person who reported the incident: at the door downstairs. She reported that the woman was moving west not south and joined us in the tower to help us look.
1725  Missing woman identified to the west of the tower
1728  Dog and woman reunited confirmed: by the member of the public who reported the incident after speaking to the woman.
1730  HMCG informed by telephone

Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
1735 Dog and owner reunited and both safe.
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15-05-2019
1730 Observed 3 persons walking out towards Wyre Light. Man in high viz jacket, woman and young child in ordinary clothes. Continued observation. 1745 It was now obvious family were not turning back and the tide was soon to begin its third hour of inflow. The family were now approx 1.4nm away on a bearing of 070.
1747 MC went onto the top of the Tower with the megaphone … DM also went to the top with one hand radio set on ch 25 while GL maintained observation of the family by scope with the second radio set .. ch 25.
1749 MC gave 15-20 second siren blast. GL reported to DM that the family had stopped and were conferring. After a pause the woman turned back but the father with child continued on
1752 MC gave another 10-15 second siren and a minute later another. GL reported that by then the woman was approx 100yds apart and clearly refusing to continue the walk at which point the man and child turned back and all three began to return towards the prom. Continued observation.
1808 The family were now well on their return journey and and no longer in potential danger or a matter of concern.
1810 MC logged off with HMCG advising them of the issue in case they should receive any telephone calls about the family but that in my view they were no longer a concern.
1820 On returning to our cars 2 couples engaged us in conversation about the siren and its use and the family were no longer on view out on the sands.

Incident Conclusion and Outcome:
1810 Family now returning to beach area out of danger from incoming tide.
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18-04-2019
15-46 Tel. call from HMCG Holyhead with request to look out to left of Wyre Light for single male wearing blue shorts, carrying rucksack. Area scanned by two NCI watchkeepers, not current sighting. NCI to maintain observation of area and to inform HMCG of any sighting.
16-18 NCI telephoned HMCG to report sighting of casualty at Wyre Light. Reported to NCI as ‘despondent male’. NCI to maintain observation.
16-20 HMCG called Fleetwood CRT to confirm despondent male sighted by NCI; NCI maintaining observation on continual basis.
16-32 Tel call from HMCG to confirm Police and Fleetwood CRT on scene. NCI provided bearing distance and bearing from tower: 016 degrees, 1.9 nautical miles and that casualty walking parallel to channel towards Fleetwood. HMCG to update NCI as necessary.
16-50 NCI observed Fleetwood CRT and Police (6 persons) walking towards casualty.
16-53 Fleetwood CRT called NCI on Channel 00 to request confirmation they were walking towards identified casualty. NCI confirmed, noting that scene under continual observation and that casualty had started to run.
16-55 NCI monitoring radio; CRT confirmed casualty in mud. HMCG called Fleetwood ILB for immediate launch.
16-57 Casualty being escorted back to beach. Radio confirmation that casualty reasonably compliant.
16-59 Fleetwood CRT to NCI on Channel 00 to confirm situation.
17-00 Police and ambulance present. Casualty has cut to leg. Police to ensure casualty does not re-abscond.
17-10 Fleetwood ILB launched; subsequently stood down by HMCG.
17-11 Casualty in police custody.
17-15 NCI telephoned HMCG to confirm incident number: 008500. Incident closed.
18-04 Fwd CRT telephoned NCI to express thanks for assistance and involvement and confirmed conclusion and outcome of incident.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
17-20 Casualty escorted to the beach by Fleetwood CRT and Police and kept in police custody.
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14-04-2019
17-00 Group of three adults, child and dog in danger of being cut off by incoming tide .Received call from member of public also concerned.
From station bearing 035 approximately 0.75 miles.
17-05 Telephoned HMCG to inform them. Told they had also received other calls. They to call out local coastguard and Fleetwood ILB
17-16 Observed group to be wading through water towards shore. Telephoned HMCG to confirm group now safe. They to leave local coastguard to check situation. Fleetwood to maintain observation
17-20 Incident over
17-25 Local coastguard to meet casualties to offer advice.
17-30 HMCG to Tower – informed them that casualties seen heading towards car park.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1730 Casualties safely ashore. Thanked by HMCG for our assistance
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05-04-2019
16-00 All white MLO seen travelling from Cleveleys area came to a stop at the rear of Kings Scar both persons on board appeared to be rocking the boat as if something may have fouled on the Prop or Rudder the vessel then went out of view.
16-01 Telephoned HMCG Holyhead to inform them of the incident and to say that the vessel had now disappeared behind King Scar and we had lost view Holyhead asked if we would keep them informed
16-18 Informed the coastguard that the vessel had now come into view and was under power
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS
Vessel last seen pulling a net from the rear of the vessel and moving off in the direction of Cleveleys
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23-03-2019
15-28 Tel call received from Cox of Fleetwood ILB asking that we keep eye on small MLO in Fleetwood Channel. We already had them under observation – vessel Emma McIntyre. Position 050, 1.3 miles. Vessel heading up channel very slowly.
15-29 Ch 16 – transmission from Emma McIntyre to Holyhead HMCG reporting engine failure & requiring assistance – no other vessels in vicinity
15-30 We telephone HMCG to confirm we have visual on the casualty. Advise exact position, description and persons visible. Requested by CG to keep under observation and report any concerns
15-36 Fleetwood ILB heading down channel
15-39 Fleetwood ILB alongside casualty – now discovered casualty vessel is aground
16-18 Knott End CG on scene with Argo Cat.
16-25 Argo Cat returning to Knott End with all 4 persons on board
16-28 We telephone HMCG to report concern that anchor chain set may not be sufficient for anticipated high tide overnight. They confirm that lifeboat intends to return before high water tonight when vessel is afloat, and to tow ashore
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16:34 All now ashore. Persons taken ashore by Knott End CG. Vessel secured aground – to be recovered later tonight
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18-04-2019
15-46 Tel. call from HMCG Holyhead with request to look out to left of Wyre Light for single male wearing blue shorts, carrying rucksack. Area scanned by two NCI watchkeepers, not current sighting. NCI to maintain observation of area and to inform HMCG of any sighting.
16-18 NCI telephoned HMCG to report sighting of casualty at Wyre Light. Reported to NCI as ‘despondent male’. NCI to maintain observation.
16-20 HMCG called Fleetwood CRT to confirm despondent male sighted by NCI; NCI maintaining observation on continual basis.
16-32 Tel call from HMCG to confirm Police and Fleetwood CRT on scene. NCI provided bearing distance and bearing from tower: 016 degrees, 1.9 nautical miles and that casualty walking parallel to channel towards Fleetwood. HMCG to update NCI as necessary.
16-50 NCI observed Fleetwood CRT and Police (6 persons) walking towards casualty.
16-53 Fleetwood CRT called NCI on Channel 00 to request confirmation they were walking towards identified casualty. NCI confirmed, noting that scene under continual observation and that casualty had started to run.
16-55 NCI monitoring radio; CRT confirmed casualty in mud. HMCG called Fleetwood ILB for immediate launch.
16-57 Casualty being escorted back to beach. Radio confirmation that casualty reasonably compliant.
16-59 Fleetwood CRT to NCI on Channel 00 to confirm situation.
17-00 Police and ambulance present. Casualty has cut to leg. Police to ensure casualty does not re-abscond.
17-10 Fleetwood ILB launched; subsequently stood down by HMCG.
17-11 Casualty in police custody.
17-15 NCI telephoned HMCG to confirm incident number: 008500. Incident closed.
18-04 Fwd CRT telephoned NCI to express thanks for assistance and involvement and confirmed conclusion and outcome of incident.

INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
17-20 Casualty escorted to the beach by Fleetwood CRT and Police and kept in police custody.
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14-04-2019
1700 Group of three adults, child and dog in danger of being cut off by incoming tide. Received call from member of public also concerned. From station bearing 035 approximately 0.75 miles.
1705 Telephoned HMCG to inform them. Told they had also received other calls. They to call out local coastguard and Fleetwood ILB
1716 Observed group to be wading through water towards shore. Telephoned HMCG to confirm group now safe. They to leave local coastguard to check situation. Fleetwood to maintain observation
1720 Incident over
1725 Local coastguard to meet casualties to offer advice.
1730 HMCG to Tower – informed them that casualties seen heading towards car park.

INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1730 Casualties safely ashore. Thanked by HMCG for our assistance
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05-04-2019
16-00 All white MLO seen travelling from Cleveleys area came to a stop at the rear of Kings Scar both persons on board appeared to be rocking the boat as if something may have fouled on the Prop or Rudder the vessel then went out of view.
16-01 Telephoned HMCG Holyhead to inform them of the incident and to say that the vessel had now disappeared behind King Scar and we had lost view Holyhead asked if we would keep them informed
16-18 Informed the coastguard that the vessel had now come into view and was under power
16-45 Vessel last seen pulling a net from the rear of the vessel and moving off in the direction of Cleveleys
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22-02-2019
12-15  Report from Wyre Rangers of dinghy which appeared to be in trouble near Kings Scar
12-16  NCI searched for and spotted a dinghy with 2 casualties on board and they appeared to be waving
12-17  Phoned HMCG Holyhead to report incident and at the same time motor vessel Island Spirit contacted the NCI tower on Ch65 for a radio check.  HMCG Holyhead informed of Island Spirit in the area.
12-18  HMCG Holyhead contacted Island Spirit and requested the skipper to look out for dinghy with 2 casualties
12-25 Island Spirit alongside casualties – casualties taken on board and dinghy under tow
12-26  Island Spirit advises HMCG Holyhead that the vessel now in tow returning to Fleetwood.
1230  Island Spirit towing casualty into Fleetwood marina. 1 person with head injury
13-05  Incident closed.
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05- 01- 2019
13.00 Contact No 07 Rib was in position 307 deg 2 miles from tower. 2 persons visible Green Rib ..Black outboard motor.
13.15 Rib was heading to shore slow and was being monitored.
13.30 Still heading to shore slow.
13.35 Senior Watchkeeper hailed vessel and asked them to wave if they were ok to which they did.
13.40 Vessel aground 005 deg half a mile …Fleetwood called HMCG told to monitor.
13.45 One person walked ashore and came to Fleetwood Tower
14.15 Person left tower and said they would pull boat to deeper water.
14.17 Spoke to HMCG Holyhead with person’s name and address and phone No.
14.54 Start to carry boat ashore.
15.04 Boat carried ashore to beach. Fishing box and engine still in same position.
15.35 Spoke with person who said mate had gone to Knott End to pick up car Fishing box and Engine ashore
15.49 Spoke with HMCG they thanked us Incident Closed
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11-11-2018
1245   Fishing vessel Pisces called HMCG on CH16 (then transferred to CH73) “Emergency – two persons in the water” These persons not members of Pisces crew, but from another vessel that has sunk. HMCG paging lifeboat.
1250   HMCG Holyhead rings NCI Fleetwood for our view of the above. We can confirm that Pisces has recovered the two casualties.
1255   HMCG officer arrives at Fleetwood
1256   Holyhead CG and Pisces confirm that two casualties now recovered after 10 minutes in the water; cold but otherwise uninjured.
1300   Pisces and 2 x Fleetwood lifeboats meet opposite Marine Hall and proceed towards Fleetwood Channel. Blackpool Lifeboat also in attendance.
1305   Lifeboats and Pisces carry on to Fleetwood and transfer the casualties to shore.
1308   Incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1308 Small motor launch with two persons at anchor near the Rossall outfall pipe suddenly sank in a rising tide. Pisces, a passing fishing vessel saw the two casualties and successfully rescued them.
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14-10-2018
17-09 Watchkeepers telephoned Holyhead Coast Guard to report unknown large floating object moving with the tide. HMCG Holyhead advised NCI Rosssall Point to keep it under observation.
17-52 Coast Guard called Tower to ask about update on details of unknown object
18-10 Local HMCG arrived at tower. Fleetwood Lifeboat launched.
18-40 Fleetwood Lifeboat locates large floating object and identifies it as large tree stump.
18-42 Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
HMCGH decided not a hazard to shipping.
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09-09-2018
11-40 9999 call to HMCG – 2xJet Skis lost from sight 360 at ¾ to 1nm in rough seas. Colour Blue with 1 rider and mainly white with 1 rider// asked for a repeat of colours//given//R will launch lifeboats maintain monitoring and report changes, request weather//wind SWF6 rough seas visibility 2 to 3nm//
12-00 Fwd Lifeboat launching now AWB and ILB request position//360 ¾ to 1 nm RPT 360 ¾ to 1 nm//R we may call you//Be advised there is a 3rd Jet ski now out with 2 POB also in white/R
12-04 Holyhead request a repeat of the situation//Given plus there is now also a 3rd JS with 2 POB in white 030 ¾ to 1nm//
12-10 FWD CRT arrive
12-12 FWD CRT briefed on situation and latest information as above
12-16 3rd JS with 2 POB going into Wyre estuary
12-20 AWB and ILB out – AWB proceeding to Datum Search ILB sighted 3 x JS on beach and returning to question them
12-31 ILB reports CH0 1 blue and 1 white JS Identified at Knott End Slip
12-33 Knott End CRT confirms 4 JS at Knott End 1xblue and 1xwhite singles and 2 x doubles on slip
12-40 FWD and Knott End CRTs confirm all JS accounted for on CH0
12-45 Incident terminated – All JS back on beach.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1245 Incident terminated – All JS back on beach
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04-09-2018
15-20 ATTEMPTED TO ATTRACT ATTENTION OF MALE WALKER WITH LOADHAILER IN DAGER OF BEING CUT OFF BY TIDE. NO REATION
15-25 CONTACTED HMCG BY PHONE
15-38 CONTACTED HMCG AGAIN AS CASUALTY IS NOW LYING DOWN ON SAND AND NOW CUT OFF
15-44 MOBILE CG SPOTTED CASUALTY FROM PROMENADE
15-48 FLEETWOOD ILB PHONED FOR UPDATE ON CASUALTY
15-51 CASUALTY WALKED ROUND CHANNEL TO SAFETY AND WAS MET BY MOBILE CG
16-15 HOLYHEAD CALLED TO SAY INCIDENT NOW CLOSED
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
CASUALTY WAS NOT AWARE OF TIDES AS HE WAS A VISITOR
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27-08-2018
15-20 2 Jet skis bearing 030 degrees 1 nm from station in rough water 1 Jet ski broken down. Inform HMCG by phone. Asked by them to keep an eye on them and report back to them in 10 minutes.
15-398 Inform HMCG that one person in the water attempting to fix the broken ski.
16-00 Wyrerose (Fleetwood ferry) called HMCG reporting the incident.
16-05 Fleetwood beach patrol rang us to report the incident.
16-00 HMCG Holyhead in contact with casualities by phone requesting that they secure the skis.
16-30 Fleetwood volunteer CG. Called out to meet the two skiers as they come ashore near the Fleetwood baths.
16-30 NCI stood down by HMCG Holyhead.
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28-06-2018
14-30 Contacts 32 + 33. 3 inflatable kayaks visual, 5 persons on board. I being towed – beer / rods on board. Drifting out on tide (tidal drift 263 degrees). Over laden.
14-35 HMCG informed. HMCG getting team out. Keeping visual watch and plotting on chart. Bearing 322 degrees, range 0.5 NM.
14-36 HMCG on Channel 00. Incident Fleetwood call to Fleetwood ILB.
14-42 3 x kayaks now drifting apart.
22-47 operations manager on watch.
14-50 opps/Fleetwood CRT used loud hailer to alert kayaks, no response
14-51 Fleetwood CRT to HMCG, casualties visible – 5 people x 3 kayaks.
14-54 Loud hailer alert x 2 – no response.
14-55 HMCG to Fleetwood CRT described current situation. Response casualties appeared to be turning. Eyes on?
14-55 HMCG asked Fleetwood CRT, assistance required? Fleetwood CRT to HMCG kayaks not navigating, intervention required. HMCG to contact Fleeted ILB. All copied.
14-56 Loud hailer, no response.
15-00 Channel 65. ILB to be launched. Casualties bailing green kayak. Stopped in water.
15-05 Kayaks separating and paddling into deeper water.
15-10 Fleetwood ILB phoned NCI. 3 crew on way. NCI gave bearing 320 degrees, 0.5 NM from tower. ILB visible.
15-12 Fleetwood CRT to ILB to give advice on route. ILB aground
15-15 3 Fleetwood CROs on bank approaching incident.
15-26 Fleetwood ILB conned by Fleetwood CRT towards casualties. They have visual contact.
15-33 Fleetwood ILB crew member walking to casualties
15-36 Fleetwood CRT reported Fleetwood ILB crew member talking to casualties who agreed to return to shore, escorted by CROs and ILB crew member.
15-52 ILB out of sight to Fleetwood
16-03 3 CROs and ILB crew and casualties on beach.
16-08 Phone call to Fleetwood CRT – incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
16.08 Casualties safely returned to shore.
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22-06-2018
16-16 Call from HMCG Holyhead reporting they had had a 999 call via Belfast coastguard saying that 3 children are cut off by the tide at Fleetwood. Watchkeepers advised coastguard that there are no children or any persons cut off in our field of view.
16-51 Watchkeepers contacted HMCG for update. The incident was not in our area.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Coastguard reported that Children came off the beach with no assistance required
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16-06-2018
14-20 Channel 16 from TRIDENT to Coast Guard: Off Morecambe Banks; All systems down; visibility very poor; cannot see land and no compass
14-28 CG to TRIDENT ch16: Drop anchor and wait for assistance
14-33 CG to TRIDENT ch16: Fleetwood lifeboat will attend
14-42 CG to TRIDENT ch16: switch to channel 67
14-45 Tower logs ILB D-719 leaving Fleetwood
14-46 Phone call from Tower to Coast Guard: We have TRIDENT in view; Tower asked to keep incident in view
14-48 Tower logs lifeboat 13-14 leaving Fleetwood
15-03 Tower observes D-719 in attendance with TRIDENT
15-05 TRIDENT underway towards Fleetwood escorted by D-719
15-55 Trident and both lifeboats out of sight towards Fleetwood
16-08 Fleetwood Lifeboat to Coast Guard: Both lifeboats stood down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Trident safely to port at Fleetwood
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27-05-2018
13-58 Coast Guard contacted regarding kite surfer in difficulty and being carried out to sea in the channel informed by coast guard to keep visuals on casualty
14-25 HMCG arrived at Rossall Tower
14-28 Blackpool Life Boat on Scene guided to casualty by HMCG
14-29 Casualty picked up by Blackpool LB
14-31 Casualty transferred to Fleetwood LB
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14:40 Casualty returned to Fleetwood by Fleetwood LB no medical assistance needed
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14-12-2017
strong>14-00< Fleetwood ILB launched to female brg 060 2 miles who had left suicide note. Phoned HMCG to say we had female visual. Police and Coastguard in attendance
14-07 Female entered water ILB attempting rescue
14-09 ILB rescued woman returning to Fwd ILB Station.
14-10 Fleetwood ILB OOS to Fleetwood
14-14 Female landed at fwd beach taken ashore awaiting ambulance wet cold and distressed
14-20 Knott End Coastguard stood down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Spoke with HMCG still at Boat House awaiting ambulance
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01-11-2017
14-45 Concern for 2 persons and 1 dog who had been watched by watchkeepers walking past the Wyre Light to the East of King Scarr (persons described as Male dark hair wearing
red jacket and blue trousers, 2nd person possible female shorter wearing white top with purple sleeves and purplish trousers; sandy coloured labrador type dog with them.
Couple static at waters edge concern as tide will turn LW in approx 30 minutes and light will fade.
Rung HMCG Holyhead explained concern and HMCG escalated x Incident Number 30361 and informing CRT (Coastguard Rescue team)
Constant watch on couple who then seen digging and in view of this would appear to be worm baiters
15-05 Coastguard Rescue Team in attendance at NCI Fleetwood viewed couple through scope aware of change of tide and decreasing daylight and acknowledged the NCI call was correct call to make. Fleetwood contacted HMCGH and stated he was impressed with the NCI descision to call them.
15-25 Fleetwood 4 Coastguard Rescue Team departed tower asking if a watch could be kept on the two until darkness
17-50 1540 Call received by phone from HMCG stating Fleetwood RNLI had been given a heads up but at this stage no turn out requested we contact him at 1610 with an update
16-10 Rung HMCG as requested updated that the two persons were still in same place and didn’t appear to be moving back ashore other worm baiters closer to shore have now returned to safety of shore
16-32 Two persons and dog now walking towards shore
16-35 Contacted HMCG informed that they were making way back slowly approx 50 metres west of Wyre Light Sunset sun now below horizon light fading
16-39 Both persons still being observed thro scope bearing 020 x 1.8 nm
16-47Call from HMCG re update and advised NCI they will page RNLI IRB in view of distance still away from shore and fading light
17-00 Call from HMCG updated position of 2 persons and dog 040 x 13 nm..YAN states just received call re these 2 persons and dog from a member of the public and paged RNLI
17-03 Call from Fleetwood RNLI who states has spoken on the phone to one the males there is concern for welfare advised to make shore promptly..the male is a regular baiter Male in a 4X 4 and well known to RNLI and RNLI not turning out
17-20All dark nothing seen through scope rung HMCG advised re above and now standing down
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
As a result of this RNLI were not going to turn out.
NCI rung HMCG and updated re last from RNLI. NCI thanked by HMCG for their assistance and safe conclusion
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15-10-2017
17-50 Observed 2 persons (1 man black coat 1 woman white coat) walking out towards Wire light they had not realized tide was cutting them off from behind.
18-00 Called HMCGH coast guard
18-05 The 2 people turned and started to walk back managed to wade through water back to shore
18-07 Called HMCGH Coast Guard to pass on information
18-15 Spoke to Fleetwood CG 6 Who reported all clear
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Persons turned to shore safely
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10-10-2017
12-20 Phone call from HMXCG Holyhead requesting our assistance. Requested we scan beach on a line from the Sea Cadet HQ out to Wyre Light due to receipt of two (2) 999 calls reporting an individual in danger of being cut off by incoming tide. Telephone contact maintained as scan unde0raken. Able report one bait digger returning in land who was returning to land, then 400 yards out.
12-22 Fleetwood mobile Coast Guard on site who confirmed the return of the bait digger who in turn reported there had been another person out in the area but who had returned safely to land.
10-25 Fleetwood mobile stood down.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
No one in danger when assistance requested. Any persons involved returned safely by their own means.
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07-10-2017
10-15 Person spotted on far side of Wyre channel running with a dog. He realized that he was in danger of being cut off by fast incoming tide and was trying to make his way back ashore as quickly as possible.
10-20 Person now wading waste deep in water with dog swimming alongside. Called HMCG to report this person now in serious danger of being cut off by income tide. HMCG advised they had already had this incident reported to them but asked if we would keep any eye on him.
10-22 Knott End CG reported by radio to Holyhead CG that person was north of Fleetwood boating lake. He was now swimming for shore after discarding his jacket and tee-shirt. Knott End CG reported that they had requested Fleetwood mobile to meet him near Dronsfield Road…
10-34 We lost sight of person behind groin no 24 still swimming towards shore. His dog also noted swimming towards beach.
10-35 HMCG reported by radio that casualty now out of water and Fleetwood Mobile Unit attending, who had reported that casualty was not injured but was extremely cold and near hypothermic. Police and ambulance units called. Fleetwood ILB had been stood down.
10-38 Fleetwood ILB now appeared on scene and HMCG reported to them that they had reports of possible other persons with him but situation unclear.
10-39 Rang HMCG Holyhead and advised them that we had been following this person since the beginning of the incident and other than the dog we could confirm there were no other persons with him.
10-39 Holyhead CG radioed Fleetwood ILB and advised them that they had had confirmation, that other than casualty, no other persons involved and that they could return to lifeboat station and resume normal standby.
10-40 Two females arrived at Fleetwood tower. The elder one advised that her boyfriend had contacted her to say he had been cut off by the tide. We advised her that he was now safely ashore and that the police and paramedics were with him.
11-05 Knott END CG reported to Holyhead that Fleetwood Mobile had advised that casualty did not want to attend hospital and was going to make his way home. Home. His dog had already been taken home. Incident was now closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
11:05 Person made it safely back to shore along with his dog. Person attended to by Fleetwood CG Mobile and Paramedics. Person did not wish hospital treatment and was proceeding home.
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24-09-2017
14-05 Fleetwood were conducting exercise with RNLI – at it’s conclusion there was a report from HMCG that an MoP had reported either a jet-ski or a kayaker in trouble.
NCI identified 3 x jet-skies on King’s Scar with Fleetwood ILB close by.
14-08 Fleetwood ILB were tasked to contact jet-skiers who advised that a propeller had been damaged and requested a tow .
14-14 Fleetwood ILB secured faulty jet-ski and advised were returning to Knott End slip
14-27 Fleetwood ILB advised jet-skiers had requested they be dropped off at Knott End
14-28 Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1428 Faulty jet-ski towed to Knott End
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23-09-2017
13-42 Phone call from HMCG as report of black smoke in channel reported by member of public. We advised HMCG we had been monitoring a motor cruiser in the channel which was emitting black smoke from engine and appeared to be having some engine problems, however, he was still moving and did not appear to be in any danger.
13-45 HMCG contacted Knott End Coast Guard and advised of our discussion and asked what they could see. They gave the same information as we did that a motor cruiser was producing a lot of smoke, but did not appear to be in a difficulty and was heading back towards Fleetwood. Knott End Coast Guard then contacted Fleetwood Harbour who in turn contacted the motor cruiser by radio, now known as ‘Reflection’. The owner reported he had had new injectors fitted but was suffering from a faulty governor, he had no other issues.
13-48 Fleetwood Harbour reported to HMCG that motor cruiser ‘Reflection’ safely back in harbour. Incident closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
13.48 Motor Cruiser & passengers safely back in Fleetwood Harbour.
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23-09-2017
11-20 Call from HMCG asking if we could see 2 people + dog on beach opposite Marine Hall, who had been reported by a member of the public as being in danger of being cut off by incoming tide. We advised only people we could see were a couple wearing red & blue anoraks + dog, they did not, as far as we could see, appear to be cut off. Advised HMCG we would keep an eye on them and let them know if situation changed.
11-25 We observed the couple apparently wading across water behind the groin and then walking normally, heading back towards the Marine Hall. Advised HMCG of this and that the couple had now disappeared from our view behind the headland. HMCG advised they were proposing to take no further action as couple appeared to be making their way back up the beach safely.
11-35 Rang HMCG for incident update & number. Confirmed no further reports from members of the public, assumed couple + dog back safely.

INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
HMCG confirmed incident closed as no further reports of anyone in danger received. Assumed couple + dog made their way safely back off the beach.

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20-09-2017
09-53 HMCG Holyhead paging Fleetwood CG. Fleetwood respond and asked to contact Holyhead on landline.
09-41 Call HMCG to log on as routine. Advised of incident where MoP has reported 2 men at risk of being cut off near Mother & Child monument. I advise unable to see that location, but agree to keep careful lookout. Nothing observed.
09-48 Fleetwood CG heard on Ch00 confirming arrival on scene and locating informant.
09-56 Fleetwood CG on Ch00 clarify that the 2 men are on the Knott End side. We can see these men. CG advises concern that they may be overtaken by the tide in a few minutes. I call Holyhead on landline to advise we have the casualties in sight. Asked if they appear in danger. I advise that they do not appear in immediate danger, but will keep under close observation. Men observed to be slowly making their way back to shore.
10-04 Fleetwood CG radios Holyhead to confirm this, and to advise that the risk has diminished.
10-10 Fleetwood CG radios to confirm men now safely ashore and they are standing down.
10-18 Phone call from Holyhead thanking us for our assistance.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Casualties made their own way ashore. No assistance required.
Kept under observation by local CG and Fleetwood watchkeepers.
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29-08-2017
10-53 Member of Public reported Jet Ski in same position for 40 mins plus off Rossall School near Fleetwood
11-07 Contacted Holyhead Coast Guard and passed information received
11-09 Contacted person reporting the incident on mobile who gave a description of Jet Ski Yellow/white 300 meters off beach
11-16 Called Coast Guard passed further description of Jet Ski
11-38 Coast Guard contacted Fleetwood to advise they will try to have someone check on the jet ski
12-47 Contacted Holyhead Coastguard on update of incident. Beach patrol report no signs of distress and taking no further action.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Beach patrol report no signs of distress and taking no further action
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01-08-2017
11-40 Yellow object spotted beached on a bearing of 030 deg and a range of 1.5 m
11-45 HMCG informed and asked if they could contact vessel Doon Hamer who was passing the object. Doon Hammer reported that it looked like a Jet Ski. to HMCG on ch85
12-10 HMCG phoned and asked for more information if we had it. Nothing further to add.
12-10 Inquired from HMCG if Doon Hammer could Identify the object. they reported that they were unable to identify the object.
12-14 HMCG reported they would investigate further.
13-00 HMCG reported that the lifeboat mechanic investigated and identified it as a tarpaulin.
State of the tide during the incident ebbing.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Ongoing
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28-07-2017
12-45 Call from HMCG Holyhead requesting us to scan for a possible bait digger in danger of being cut off by incoming tide. Report from MOP located near car park North of RP indicated casualty in vicinity of Kings Scar
12-46 Scan completed from RP. No sign of any bait digger.
12-48 Called HMCG to confirm and requested Tel no.of first informant. number appeared to be unobtainable (2 attempts)
12-50 Informed HMCG no sightings of any casualty but would continue scan and report back.
12-55 MOP came into tower and confirmed bearing of casualty that turned out to be existing tree trunk(?) at bearing 350 deg on King Scar.
13-00 Contacted HMCG to confirm no cause for concern.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
No casualty or bait digger or cause for concern. HMCG Closed the Incident

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07-07-2017  Spurious SART Signal
11-58 Having monitored a radio conversation between Holyhead CG and a guard vessel, we rang Holyhead that the suspected vessel was a yacht, the Super G that had recently passed this Station. We suggested that they try contacting them.
12-07 HMCG rang for further info regarding the SART transmission.
12-20 HMCG believes that Super |G is the source of the spurious signal. They have thanked us for our input. Incident Closed.
(INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
AIS SART alarm transmitted in error. Vessel identified and incident resolved.
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07-07-2017
11-28 Ch 16 transmission from motor vessel ‘Whynot’ reporting engine failure and drifting. 3 persons on board. Position given as 54.01.38N, 003.07.16W.
11-30 Vessel spotted – bearing 335 degrees, approx 6.5 miles. Telephone call to HMCG to confirm we have visual. Weather conditions relayed to CG. We confirm will maintain visual and
Report any change to CG. HMCG asked to contact us if we can be of assistance.
11-30 onwards Continue to maintain visual watch on motor vessel – observed drifting slowly eastward, and wallowing in beam sea.
11-55 Monitor transmissions between HMCG and Whynot, confirming vessel has finally managed to deploy anchor (previously tangled) and no longer drifting. CG confirms Barrow ALB tasked.
12-25 Barrow ALB arrives on scene to take motor vessel under tow.
12-45 Barrow ALB and motor vessel in tow out of sight to Piel Island / Barrow channel.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Vessel towed to safety by Barrow ALB.

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05-06-2017
16-40 HMCGH rang us to se if we have come across a vunerable man allegedly dropped off “near a tower in Fleetwood” a quick local enquiry revealed no evidence.
17-06 A second call fro Holyhead indicated that the call was a hoax and declared the incident closed.
17-12 A third call from Holyhead said that the missing man claimed to have dragged a man in trouble out of the sea and left him by the tower.This confirms their view that this is a hoax. Local CG teams and the police are on the case.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Local CG and police teams continuing with their enquiries.

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17-06-2017
14-00 At change of watch a small party of persons were noted to be seated on the beach adjacent to to Kingscar Bearing 000 distance of 1.9NM
14-25 Due to the condition of the tide and the probability that these person were liable to be cut off by the tide a call was made to HMGC. HMGC were given bearing/ distance / weather and details
Details of persons who appeared to be unaware of the approaching tide.
14-28 HMCG asked NCI to observe and inform of circumstances changed.
15-40 Fleetwood mobile CG paged to attend scene.
14-45 NCI observed that the persons had a kayak which had been obscured from view and were now loading the vessel with gear from the beach.
14-46 T/C to HMCG to inform them of previous sighting that person now appeared to have use of a kayak.
14-50 Fleetwood mobile coast guards arrived on station and were able to confirm the situation.
14-54 NCI t/c HMCG to confirm that persons had now left the scene via a kayak and did not appear in danger.
15-05 HMCG stood Fleetwood mobile down.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Persons left under their own power, with no involvement of emergency services.

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15-05-2017
15-53 CH00 –Pager call alerting to a person in the water at Fleetwood.
16-02 Location confirmed as near the Mount on the Esplanade. A male in the water with a bike.
16-05 Lifeboat D719 launched,
16-12 Lifeboat 13-12 launched. Lifeboats requested to search from the Mount to the Marine Hall. Yellow mountain bike found near the boating lake near the beach. A note found 6ft away from the bike.
16-27 Call from HMCG Holyhead notifying of an incident in our area – have we seen anything?
16-29 Call from Holyhead requesting a weather report
16-33 Rescue 936 on scene concentrating search on Landmark Hall ½ to 1 mile to the west of the tower.
16-54 Visibility reduced to 11/2 miles
17-00 Two members of the Coastguard in the tower.
17-06 Coastguard left the tower.
17-14 Blackpool lifeboat launched D732
18-20 Casualty description male aged 55yrs, last seen at 14.30hrs wearing Nike grey top, blue jeans and trainers and a dark hooded jacket.
18-50 Stood down by Coastguard and thanked for our help
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Lifeboats stood down. Further search to be made by helicopter. No casualty yet found.

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01-05-2017
09-50 Red 4×4 attempting to drive onto Kings Scar
09-58 Reported to HMCG 4×4 out of sight and had not reappeared the tide as about to turn and the vehicle driver had appeared to have some difficulty despite 4×4 drive.
10-15 Call from HMCG had we seen anything further. Reported NO but suggested HMCG contact Seatruck Panorama anchored to the north of King Scar distance 2 miles HMCG says “will do”
10-40 Call from HMCG Seatruck has visual of 4×4 Requested we continue to monitor.
11-15 4×4 in sight reported same to HMCG.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS
No injuries and vehicle seen to return to vicinity of Marine Hall.
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16-08-2016
16-15 May day received from mermaid mac a small mlo three persons onboard 2 male and one female engine broken down could not identify vessel visually but casualty informed coastguard he was off Fleetwood contacted coastguard and stated we were scanning the area were asked by coastguard to keep scanning area 16,46 lifeboat launched and at 16,55 survey vessel proteus of Liverpool informed all concerned he had casualty alongside and all the occupants were well.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
The lifeboat took over casualty and towed it back into Fleetwood the coastguard thanked us for our assistance
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10-07-2016
15-15 Suspicious object spotted in water bearing 340 deg 200 meters from shore from the tower drifting 061 deg.
15-17 Informed Liverpool Coastguard via telephone they asked us to keep visual watch.
15-40 Two Fleetwood Coastguards arrive at the station
15-51 Fleetwood Coastguard stood down.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS
Coastguard informs us object looks like a mud rescue board. Coastguard thanks us for our actions.
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08-07-2016
10-28 Observe what is believed to be the board of a windsurfer (white) lying unattended alongside Fleetwood channel, south of Black Scar – bearing 069, 1.2 NM from station. We had previously logged a windsurfer in the channel with a board of the same description – he is no longer visible in the channel. After observing for a minute or so, and seeing no signs of movement, telephone call to Knott End CG station to see whether they have a view of the scene. No reply to phone call.
10-30 Call to HMCG Holyhead on landline to report our observation and concern that the windsurfer may have fallen from the board. Full details and description passed. They say they will task Fleetwood mobile unit to investigate. We continue to keep under close observation.
10-39 Monitor Holyhead CG on Ch 0 paging Fleetwood CG.
10-49 Tel call from Holyhead Ops Room asking for weather conditions – passed information, and also confirmed no change in what we observe.
10-55 Observe male in a dark wetsuit approaching the board from the Fleetwood area. Picks it up, sets the sail, and enters the water – sailing in channel with no apparent difficulty.
10-56 Tel call to Holyhead CG on landline to advise what we have seen – confirmed it is definitely the same board and sail that we had observed originally in the channel, and the person is of same description.
11-07 3 members of Fleetwood mobile team attend the tower. We confirm the details as passed to Holyhead at 10.56. They observe the windsurfer, and all are agreed he appears competent and not in any difficulty. Fleetwood CG radio Holyhead to confirm that all is well, and they are stood down by Holyhead.

INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Abandoned windsurfboard spotted alongside channel. Windsurfer returns and recommences sailing after approx 30 minutes. No assistance required by him, but potential casualty situation was observed and appropriate action taken.

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21-05-2016
15-37 Channel 16 Radio – Fleetwood Ferry picked up 8 year old boy from water after falling off jet ski. (Behind headland so not visible from tower)- call to HMCG – no medical assistance required.
15-56 Fleetwood Coastguard on sceen at Lower Lighthouse- proceeding to ferry for casualty. Adult & baby ashore, boy aged 8 on ferry.
16-05 Channel 16 – Jet Ski drifting out to sea – we have visual.
16-07 T/c to HMCG – Advised we have visual & will keep under observation, currently drifting past Black Scar – HMCG requested we keep eyes on jet ski.
16-15 Channel 16 – Fleetwood ILB launched – Jet ski near Wyre light. All 3 family members safe and on ferry to Knott End.
16-21T/C from HMCG asking if we still had visual – confirmed now past Wyre Light & drifting towards Kings Scar.
16-22 Call on Channel 0 from Fleetwood ILB – asking for sighting of jet ski, confirmed location.
16-24Jet ski recovered by ILB- crew member taking back to shore & ILB following.
16-35 Jet ski & ILB oos to Fleetwood.
16-41Fleetwood ILB – Jet ski back at Knott End slip & return to station. HMCG stood down ILB.
16-44 HMCG Closed down channel 0 as casualties all safe & no medical assistance required.
17-09 T/C to HMCG – Global Incident Number 9815 & thanked us for our assistance which meant ILB got straight onto target.
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17-05-2016
14-08 Observed all white jetski aground close to Wyre Light, bearing 034 degrees. One male in wetsuit making his way on foot from craft, on our side of Wyre channel towards Fleetwood. Tide ebbing – approx 2 hours to low water.
Kept under observation until lost behind headland near to Fleetwood shore.
14-45 2 males observed now walking out on same track from Fleetwood in direction of jetski – one appears to be the same person as previously.
15-21 Telephone call on landline from Fleetwood lifeboat, asking whether we are aware of this. Confirmed that we are. He states he is shortly leaving lifeboat station, that the vehicle from which the jetski was launched is by the second lampost on the slipway at Knott End, and asks that we continue to keep observation. Agreed it will be some hours before the vehicle is at risk. We continue to keep close watch on the 2 males.
16-11 On arrival at the jetski the 2 males tried without success to drag the craft to the water. Eventually a passing MLO puts one person ashore to assist, and they are joined by another jetski from Fleetwood direction. Finally at 16.11 the 2 jetskis are out of sight to Fleetwood, with one towing the other up the channel.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Jetski eventually floated and made way to Fleetwood/Knott End with assistance of another jetski. Kept under careful observation to ensure no risk or harm to any person.
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23-03-2016
12-40 HMCG Knott End telephoned requesting assistance to spot a floating object in the channel of Knott End slipway. A bearing was required for inshore lifeboat to attend and recover. Yellow object with black ‘fin’ spotted on bearing of 070 deg approximately 1.5nm from tower and reported.
14-12HMCG Knott End telephoned with an update on object adrift which is now on a bearing of 015 2nm. Knott End CG said incident will be kept open until tomorrow morning at low water and will not be launching the lifeboat.
14-38 HMCG Knott End telephoned to see if we still had the object in sight. We said our last sighting was on a bearing of 015 2nm but no longer in sight. Knott End CG said incident will stay open until tomorrow morning when they will retrieve the object.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Incident closed.
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14-02-2016
14-35 Watchkeepers received Call from Fleetwood 6 (HMCG) on Channel 65 to enquire if we had any observation on kayaks off Rossall. informed HMCG that we did not have visual with targets.
14-40 by landline to HMCG that we now had visual sighting of kayak at 230 degrees one mile from tower. At the same time the Fleetwood All weather Boat pull alongside the target.
14-49 Casualties were rescued by the lifeboat and brought to shore.
15-00 Lifeboat returned to base, incident closed.
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09-02-2016
12-36 Watchkeepers spotted a unmanned yacht blue hull white top drifting down the Wyre channel. Reported to HMCG Hollyhead they ask us to keep it under observation.
13-00 Hollyhead Coast Guard requested latest information on yacht. Advised yacht bearing 010 degrees 1\2 mile drifting WSW Name of yacht “ SYLVIA”
13-45 Barrow Lifeboat launched proceeding to drifting yacht eta approx 30 mins
14-20 Barrow Lifeboat RNLI 16-08 Alongside yacht.
14-45 Barrow Lifeboat still trying to make fast yacht in preparation for a tow.
15-00 Barrow Lifeboat informs Hollyhead Coast Guard they have to abandon tow. Vessel drifting towards beach position 53-54.9N 003-04.19W.
15-10 Hollyhead Coast Guard asked NCI to keep watch on yacht and inform them when we loose sight Position at present time 220 degrees 1 mile from Fleetwood.
15-25 Barrow Lifeboat returning to Barrow.
15-30 Contacted Hollyhead Coast Guard who advised incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Barrow Lifeboat safely returns to Home station16-00 yacht no longer visible out of sight towards Cleveleys.
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31-01-2016
15-00 Call from HMCG Holyhead regarding concern for a vessel in our vicinity, had we spotted it.
Watchkeepers located the Blue Mink and informed HMCG that this is probably the vessel in question. Fleetwood overheard radio traffic from HMCG to Blue Mink but no response.
15-14 HMCG called back (by phone) to confirm our description fitted the vessel in question and also corroborated with local fisherman. Incident closed.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
NCI Confirmed Blue Mink OOS to Fleetwood.
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12-12-2015
14-20 Pan-Pan – Liverpool Coast Guard. Message #1. Spoken Mayday fishing vessel “The Angel”. Loss of power off Blackpool, two persons aboard. Anyone with information contact Liverpool Coast Guard.
14-32 Landline phone call to us from Holyhead Coast Guard enquiring whether we heard “The Angel” make its Mayday call. We did not.
Can we see any other vessels in our area. Yes; angling charter boat (probably “Blue Mink”) and the offshore supply vessel “Highland Eagle.”
We are asked to keep a lookout.
14-47 Pan-Pan – Liverpool Coast Guard. Message #2. Spoken Mayday fishing vessel “The Angel” off Blackpool. Nothing further heard. Any information contact Liverpool Coast Guard. End.
15-25 Pan-Pan Liverpool Coast Guard. Message #3. Mayday “The Angel” off Blackpool. Investigation made – no further action taken.
Pan-Pan cancelled.
15-55 Pan-Pan Liverpool Coast Guard. Message #3. Mayday “The Angel” off Blackpool. Investigation made – no further action taken.
Pan-Pan cancelled.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Nothing found after radio contacts from HMCG to other vessels in the area. Suspected hoax.
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04-12-2015
10-18 Object spotted in gully, bearing 016 from tower, approx 500 yards. Orange/red in colour, obviously afloat, but not moving otherwise. In view of the ongoing search for wreckage from downed light aircraft yesterday, decision to report to Coastguard.
Telephone call to HM Coastguard and pass on all information. They thank us for report, and they task local CG team to investigate.
04-12-2015 Coastguard Officer (‘Fleetwood 10’) attends the tower. Looks at object through scope – unable to identify. He agrees with Holyhead CG that they will walk out on beach to investigate.
11-08 3 other CG Officers attend and all 4 walk out on beach to locate the object. Kept under observation while they do so.
11-43 CG Officers return ashore. Fleetwood 10 attends tower to confirm it is a lifering holder of the type on poles along the esplanade. They have left it in situ.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Object identified as not being from any wreckage. Coastguard assisted by means of reporting object, affording use of our scope, and kept under observation while on beach.
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22-11-2015
10-50 Trainee Watch Keeper observed large ironwork structure protruding from sand bank adjacent to Wyre estuary.
Bearing from observation tower 035 degrees, 1.5 nm from tower.
Reported the above to HMCG Holyhead with all above details.
Asked to stand by until they returned call to Rossall point NCI.
13-54 HMCG returned call and the above information by NCI repeated. HMCG indicated they would contact Wyre Borough Council to attend to obstruction on Monday23 November.
Fleetwood contacted Coastal Officer/Ranger who is based in tower who spoke to HMCG and it was agreed that the action described above would be Taken.
14-00 Fleetwood NCI was thanked by HMCG and advised to stand down – incident ends.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Obstruction well spotted by trainee – no danger to life .
Issue being dealt with by WBC
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09-10-2015
15-16 Reported a White sloop grounded in Wyre channel To Liverpool Coastguard bearing from the tower 023 deg distance 1.8 nm
Liverpool inform us the they will get the local coastguard to investigate
15-55 Fleetwood Coastguard request Fleetwood ILB to investigate.
16-05 Fleetwood ILB reports Launched 3 persons onboard.
16-14 Fleetwood ILB reaches sloop.
16-16Fleetwood ILB returns to Station.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS).
Fleetwood ILB reports that the grounding was intentional and this is a safe outcome whilst not happy the boat owner did not inform anyone that he was planning to take this action.
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10-09-2015
15-42 Ranger calls in to say that a woman on the car park has reported her boyfriend missing. He had apparently left a note in the car to say he intended to harm himself, and had taken a bottle of vodka. Description 6’ tall, dark clothing. Asked if we had seen anything – we had not. Agreed we would keep a close lookout. We ask Ranger if it has been reported to the Police, and he says the girlfriend is doing so now.
Continue to search all areas with scopes. Rangers go off at 16.00, but members of their team still seen in the area searching and liaising with woman.
16-15 Rangers no longer visible. Call made to Police on 0845 125 3545 to check the matter has been reported. The control room on that number says no trace of the report, and so full details passed. Advised that we go off at 18.00
16-20 Police car seen, which stops outside tower. Spoken with officer (no 4096). He advises that the matter HAD been reported to Police, and they now conducting search. He also advised we close at 18.00. Police car leaves. We continue to search.
16-35 Observe a male in shelter beyond marine lake, apparently sleeping – possibly vomiting. Watchkeeper leaves tower to go to car park to report this to Police. Returns to tower 15 mins later. Police attend at shelter to speak to man. He observed to make off, and pursued by 4 officers. Detained and taken away in handcuffs. Not known whether this is the missing man – no report back from Police.
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31-07-2015
17-18 Contact Liverpool Coastguard that a sloop “Lady Cinder” with white hull with a red stripe had appeared to run aground at a bearing of 030 deg 1.5 miles distance from the tower.
17-29 Liverpool coastguard tries to make contact with sloop no contact made.
17-33 Liverpool coastguard tries to make contact with sloop on channel16
17-40Liverpool coastguard makes contact with sloop on channel16
18-01 Made contact with Liverpool coastguard they reported that Knott end coastguard will keep visual watch on sloop until refloated.
18-02 Station stood down by Liverpool Coastguard.
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19-07-2015
15-15 Pan-Pan. Yacht ‘Thalassa’ between Glasson Dock and Fairway Buoy position 53.56.9 N, 003.001.14W has got engine going, unable to raise sail due to jam, yacht floundering, requires assistance.
15-17
Liverpool coastguard made contact with yacht ‘Thalassa’ one person on board.
15-20 Fleetwood Lifeboat contacted Liverpool coastguard for position.
15-25
Fleetwood lifeboat launched and proceeding to assist yacht.
15-30 Fleetwood lifeboat with the yacht and assessing situation.
15-36
Fleetwood inshore boat launched, crew members 6-16-1 to assist main boat.
15-40 Fleetwood main boat requested inshore boat to put 2 crew members on the yacht to assist.
15-50
Fleetwood lifeboat reported engine failure to the yacht will escort yacht to lifeboat mooring, no medical attention required.
16-11
Fleetwood lifeboat notified Liverpool coastguard yacht ‘Thalassa’ will stay on mooring and return to marina in the morning.

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10-06-2015
15-20 Person spotted on beach attempting crossing flooded gully. Waist deep. Retreated.
15-25 Called Liverpool Coastguard on 999 Details and position given. Also receiving a call from person via his mobile. CG will inform Fleetwood CG.
15-35 Observation maintained on person. Position updated.
15-40 Position update.Fleetwood ILB moving down channel. HMCG requested confirmation that person contacted by ILB was correct.by phone. Confirmed.
15-50 CG Station Officer Fleetwood arrived at tower confirmed that rescue was completed Thanked us for our assistance.
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4/5/2015
13-29 Liverpool Coastguard called on CH-00 requesting us to call them on land line. 999 call reported three children in the water in the Knott End area. We were requested to do a sweep of the area from our location and report back.
13-32 Knott End Mobile report to Liverpool Coastguard on CH 00 that three children have “self recovered” to the beach.
13-34 Nothing seen from Fleetwood. Reported back to Liverpool Coastguard. Incident closed.
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18-04-2015
14-42   Call to Liverpool Coastguard to inform them that a small MLO had grounded on Kingscar (bearing lat and long given) two persons had left vessel  and were now on a sand bank with the vessel. I was asked to monitor the situation. Message was passed by Liverpool coastguard to local CG to carry out safety check.
14-55 Local CG attended casualty craft and spoke to the three persons on board.
Incident closed.
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14-4-2015
12-55 Rusted orange/red oil barrel appeared as tide fell. HMCG informed and decided to send local CG to investigate further. Oil barrel 293° and approx 0.5 nm from tower.
13-30
HMCG – Fleetwood arrived on scene.
13-45 HMCG Fleetwood investigated oil barrel. Barrel found empty and brought back to shore.
13-55
HMCG to inform Wyre Council for removal from Fleetwood refuse area. HMCG Fleetwood stood down.
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01-03-2015
11.16  Gas Cylinder washed up on beach. Environment Agency informed phone 0800 807060 Incident number = 00000
Police informed on 01253 876611
Call to Wyre B.C. 01253 891000
Brg; 014 distance = 100 mtrs.
Ord Surv. SD pos not available. No map.
watchkeeper dispatched to investigate with hh radio chn 37.
corroded and heavy (full?)
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Unresolved at end of watch no one came to inspect cylinder.
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16-02-2015
13.00  Made aware of lack of power to MLO by occupants of MLO via channel 65.
13-02 Contacted coastguard. MLO bearing 355 , 2.5 miles.
13-05 Coastguard contact Fleetwood lifeboat.
13-30 Fleetwood lifeboat launched contacted RP for guidance for position.
13-50 Fleetwood lifeboat in contact with MLO
14-00 Lifeboat tow MLO back to Fleetwood.
14-40 Lifeboat and MLO back in port.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
14.45 MLO and occupants safely back in port.
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28-01-2015
15-35   JETSKI STOPPED 1 PERSON ONBOARD SECOND PERSON IN WATER ATTEMPTING TO CLIMB ON BOARD. CLLED HMCG LIVERPOOL REPORT ED INCIDENT. WAS ASKED TO STAY ON LINE AND CONFIRM THAT THE LIFEBOAT ATTENDED THIS INCIDENT AS THEY HAD JUST HAD A CALL ABOUT A SIMILAR INCIDENT MOMENTS BEFORE. CONFIRMED LIFE BOAT ATTENDED THIS JET SKI. 1 PERSON TAKEN ONBOARD LIFEBOAT AND RETURNED TO FLEETWOOD. JET SKI RETURNED TO FLEETWOOD.
WHEN CONTACTED HMCG THEY WERE AWARE OF THE INCIDENT FROM ANOTHER SOURCE.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1 PERSON RECOVERED BY LIFEBOAT AND RETURNED TO FLEETWOOD. JET SKI AND 1 PERSON RETURNED TO FLEETWOOD UNDER OWN POWER.
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26-01-2015
09-00  On arrival, aware of ongoing search from last night – Kite surfer reported missing from mouth of R Lune. Multiple rescue agencies involved.
Telephone Liverpool CG to confirm on watch until 1600 today, and available to assist in any way if required.
Maintain careful watch of all areas. Also close watch on VHF channels.
09-15 Two CG Rescue Officers attend tower and ask to use our scopes to examine object reported to west of Wyre Light. They do so, and confirm satisfied if is not the casualty.
Also request access to Ranger station on ground floor to use the camera. Access enabled and accompanied there at all times. They are unfamiliar with the operation of that equipment, and so depart. Alarm re-set and door locked downstairs.
10-10 Radio message from rescue helicopter that surfer board found off Middleton Sands.
10-20 Radio message from Morecambe RNLI hovercraft that casualty recovered – believed deceased.
10-25 Lifeboats from Fleetwood and Blackpool stood down.
11-24 Seelonce Finis. Confirmed casualty recovered.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Casualty recovered.
Assistance to CG Rescue Officers who requested use of our equipment. Also requested our landline number so as to assist with raising watchkeeper when trying to access door downstairs. Given number.
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24-08-2014
09-40  Upon opening the tower for the morning watch and logging on watch with HMCG Liverpool we were informed of an incident in our area involving a yacht (Pickle) that was drifting (engine failure) Fleetwood lifeboat and Fleetwood ILB were on route to the yacht, however we were instructed to spot and report the position of the yacht and report to HMCG Liverpool. This position was recorded (220/2.5 miles) and reported to HMCG Liverpool at 0940hrs, we were then told to monitor the situation and report if requested.
09-40 Fleetwood ILB now in visual with yacht (Pickle)
09-50 Fleetwood ILB now alongside the yacht and reports that the one crew has back pains.
10-06 Fleetwood Lifeboat also on scene and has transferred a crew member to the yacht with the intension of towing the yacht to Fleetwood marina. The yacht crewman said he does not require medical help and is willing to be towed.
10-14 Fleetwood Lifeboat and the yacht are underway towards Fleetwood marina.
10-44 Fleetwood Lifeboat estimates ETA at Fleetwood marina 1115hrs to 1130hrs.
11-20 Yacht (Pickle) now entered Fleetwood marina
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
1130 Yacht (Pickle) safely at Fleetwood marina and Fleetwood Lifeboat en route back to base
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26-07-2014
15-05  Blue/white MLO caught in shallow water (knee deep) on the outgoing tide. 3 VP and a dog observed.
15-10 Liverpool Coastguard advised for information only – No danger. CG stated they would send a CG Mobile to check.
15-25 MLO now beached.
15-50 CG Mobile in attendance (2 Persons).
16-05 CG to CG Mobile radio message: owner will await the rising tide.
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
CG Mobile attended. Outboard serviceable: the target will await the rising tide to re-float. Liverpool CG has the contact mobile number and Radio Call Sign.
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19-06-2014
14-50  Saw 2 Labrador dogs running about on the sand out toward King Scar: Bearing 360/1.5nm approx. Checked around the area for the owner as the tide was on the turn and coming in quite quickly. No owner could be seen anywhere in the area.
Quickly identified that the dogs were in fact now isolated on a sandbank as the tide had come in behind them.
14-55 Contacted HMCG Liverpool and reported the dogs with a description and that were now cut off in a rapidly rising tide. Also informed them that a survey vessel Aquadynamic was passing directly behind the dogs and might be of some use. CG informed me that they would call out the Fleetwood Coastguard Unit to have a look.
15-03 Liv CG contact Aquadynamic on C16 and ask them to go to C86//On C86 ask Aquadynamic if they saw the dogs//No not seen// CG ask them if they can return to look//Agreed
15-10 Continue to monitor the dogs which now showing signs of distress, running about and entering the sea to find a way out.
15-15 Dogs now awash and swimming, as Fleetwood CG come into the station. After brief description and sighting of the dogs FCG contact the Liv CG who advise them to try conning the Aquadynamic on to the dogs. Vessel Mersy Guardian also joins in the search but neither vessel can see the dogs and are unable to close because of the depth of water which would cause them to run aground.
15-25 Contacted by Fleetwood crt to report the ILB was being launched and to standby to provide directions to the ILB.
15-30 ILB launched and told to proceed to the Fairway buoy as the dogs had now drifted from the original position; Dogs kept in sight at all times but looking very tired and struggling to stay afloat but staying together.
15-40 ILB goes straight past the dogs without seeing them relaying directions via the FCG man on scene in the tower; dogs now very weak. Ask for the radio to provide conning instructions whilst holding dogs and ILB in Scope.
15-45 ILB sights dogs and both are rescued safely.
15-50 ILB makes its way back to Fleetwood and the local Dog warden is called out to try and identify the dogs by chip (if any). Incident Closed
INCIDENT CONCLUSION AND OUTCOME (PERSONS ASSISTED AND BY WHAT MEANS)
Dogs rescued by Fleetwood ILB with co-ordination via NCI and Fleetwood CG personnel in the tower.
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29/05/2014
17.15 Intercepted ‘traffic’ on Ch 16 ref a lady lost on sands nr. Heysham. Person located nr. Wreck on Wyre estuary, bearing 030’ 2.5nm.
17.17 It was clear from radio conversation, Knott End CG could not see casualty
17.20 Contacted Liverpool CG and passed on position of casualty, which was relayed to Knott End CG. Continued to monitor situation.
17.25 Conversations between Liverpool and Knott End CG indicate they were still unsure of position and thought she was nr Wyre Light
17.35 Liverpool CG informed that lady between Wyre and Lune estuaries, heading towards Knott End CG flare.
17.40 Knott End CG still have no sight of casualty. Further call made to Liverpool CG with new position – 050’ 2.5nm
17.46 Lady sighted by Knott End CG and picked up, cold and tired. She had been out to find her spaniel, last seen chasing seagulls.
17.55 Incident closed
18.00 Dog found safe.
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