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23/12/2016 23.34PM *LAUNCH*

Saturday, December 24th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

Search after a report of a missing fisherman at Blyth Harbour Volunteer crew members from Blyth RNLI responded to reports of a fisherman in the water off of a pier at the entrance to Blyth harbour. The crew were first alerted by ...

06/11/2016 3.51PM *LAUNCH*

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

On Sunday 6th November at 3.51pm volunteers from Blyth RNLI responded to their pagers as a result of a "Mayday" message received by UK Coastguard. The pilot boat Blyth Spirit from the Port of Blyth had sent out the emergency distress ...

19/10/2016 6.10PM *LAUNCH*

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016, With Pictures |

Volunteer Crew from Blyth RNLI responded to request from HM Coastguard to attend an incident where Northumbria Police were also in attendance. Both the Atlantic 75 B Class and D Class lifeboats were launched at 6.10pm and tasked to head to ...

18/10/2016 4.50PM *LAUNCH*

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

On Tuesday 18 October at 4.50pm Volunteer crew members from Blyth RNLI responded to their pagers to a request from HM Coastguard to assist a stricken vessel. Both the Atlantic 75 and D class lifeboats at the Station were launched to ...

12/09/2016 3:30 PM *LAUNCH*

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

Inshore lifeboat launched to assist ambulance service as a man fall through a hatch in the post of Blyth. At 3:30pm on September 12th the launch of Blyth's Atlantic inshore lifeboat was requested to assist ambulance service responding to reports that ...

19/08/2016 10:40AM *LAUNCH*

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

Volunteer crew from RNLI Blyth responded to their pagers at 10.49 this morning to reports of a dog 200 metres off of Blyth beach. Both the B and D class lifeboats were launched and proceeded to search for Milo a black ...

09/08/2016 3:37PM **LAUNCH**

Friday, August 12th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

Volunteer crew at RNLI Blyth respond to reports of a windsurfer in distress Whilst preparing to launch on exercise on Tuesday afternoon, HM Coastguard requested that RNLI Blyth B Class lifeboat to respond to reports of a windsurfer in difficulty a ...

01/08/2016 8:49PM **LAUNCH**

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016, With Video |

RNLI Blyth volunteer crew come to the assistance of two young kayakers On Tuesday 1st August volunteer crew members from RNLI Blyth lifeboat station responded to their pagers at 8.49pm to reports of two kayakers in the River Blyth, one who ...

21/07/2016 3:02 PM *LAUNCH*

Sunday, July 24th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016, With Video |

Blyth's volunteer RNLI crew were requested to launch their D Class inshore lifeboat to assist a fishing boat with mechanical failure 1 mile North East of Seaton Sluice. The crew proceeded south into Blyth bay and on towards Seaton Sluice where it ...

05/07/2016 8:15 PM *DIVERTED*

Sunday, July 10th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016 |

Whilst out on a routine training exercise on Tuesday evening the volunteer crew of Blyth RNLI B Class inshore lifeboat were requested by Humber Coastguard to asssit in the search for a missing Coble named Team Spirit. The three volunteer ...