A busy end to May for Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat

Date: 25.05.23

Time paged: 10:29

Call out #: 7

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat alongside Sidmouth 2 were tasked to a casualty near Otterton Ledge/Danger Point. The Coastguard Helo and Exmouth Coastguard were also tasked.

Boat Crew: Si Priestley (Helm), Ed Birch (Helm), Jim Brewster, Graham Trude, Ben Lemaitre, Mark Davies

Tractor Driver: Ian Fletcher

DLA: Phil Shepperd

Shore Crew: Henry Williams, Adrian Blight

Wind Speed: Force 2

Wind: S

Visibility: Very Good

Date: 27.05.23

Time paged: 23:02

Call out #: 8

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat along with Sidmouth 2 were tasked to a casualty on Salcombe Beach with a suspected broken leg. Lifeboat Crew administered First Aid on scene, before stretchering the casualty onto the lifeboat and back to Sidmouth for transfer to A&E.

Boat Crew: Tony Martin (Helm), Toby Hoggarth, Kyle Baker, Cameron Baker, Mark Davies (Helm), Jim Brewster, Ed Birch

Tractor Driver: Ian Fletcher

DLA: Andy Mitchell

Shore Crew: Andy Horsely, Pete Rosenfel, Henry Williams, Al Fellows-Bennett

Wind Speed: Force 1

Wind: N

Visibility: Good

All enquiries: media@sidmouthlifeboat.org.uk

NB: Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Kyle Baker Photography and Videography

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