UK Coastguard requested Blyth RNLI to launch their inshore lifeboats after receiving reports of 4 persons in the water.

On Sunday 4th August at 2.44pm Blyth RNLI volunteers responded to their pagers as UK Coastguard had received reports of 4 persons in the water requiring assistance in Blyth Bay,

The Station’s D class lifeboat was first to launch followed quickly by the Atlantic 75 and proceeded to Blyth Bay to commence a shoreline search.

Arriving on scene at 2.52pm the volunteer crew immediately started their search heading South to Seaton Sluice and then returning North back towards Blyth Harbour.

At 3.05pm both lifeboats were stood down as UK Coastguard had received reports that the persons concerned had made it safely to shore.

Both lifeboats returned to station and were made ready for service at 3.20pm.

Link to video below

https://rnli.org/news-and-media/2019/august/04/blyth-rnli-volunteers-respond-to-reports-of-persons-in-the-water