Date – June 9th 2008
Launch Time – 15:37
Incident – Two men reported being stranded on broken down motor boat.
Outcome – The Lifeboat was launched after a report was recieved by Humber Coastguard via mobile phone, The lifeboat searched from Newbiggin in the north to Whitley Bay in the south, Tynemouth’s all weather lifeboat which was currently on exercise joined the search and the casualty vessel was eventually found several miles from its reported position and towed back to blyth harbour.