Sidmouth Lifeboat assists in safe detonation of WW2 Ordinance Device
Time Launched: 16.15
Callout #: 6
Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat was tasked to set-up and patrol an exclusion area, seaward of Jacob’s Ladder, Sidmouth.
A World War II ordinance device had been found, and was subsequently safely detonated by the Royal Navy Explosive Unit.
Boat Crew: Si Priestley (Helm), Jim Brewster, Toby Hoggarth, Ben Lemaitre
Tractor Driver: Graham Trude
Shore Crew: Brian Taylor, Andy Hardy, Pete Rosenfeld, Andy Mitchell, Phil Shepperd
DLA: Ian Fletcher
Wind speed: Force 2-3
Max Wave Height (m): 0.5
Persons assisted: N/a