Shouts

30 07, 2020

Launch 31/20 – 📟 3.20pm

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Tasked by UK Coastguard immediately following previous incident to investigate a group of people cut off by the tide at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. With tide nearing high water and no immediate danger to the group the tasking was to check on their welfare and intentions. Once on scene at Dunraven Bay a crew member swam

30 07, 2020

Launch 30/20 – 📟 2.41pm

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Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist a broken down power driven vessel at Sandy Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service to the vessel which had suffered engine difficulties. The vessel was taken under tow by the lifeboat back into Porthcawl Marina.

21 07, 2020

Launch 29/20 – 📟 8.29pm

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D Class lifeboat launched to investigate a report of people half way up a cliff face between Ogmore and Southerndown. Upon arrival at scene the D Class crew were able to establish the group were climbers and had abseiled down and were intending to climb back up the cliff face. With no assistance required by

20 07, 2020

Launch 27+28/20 – 📟 9.00pm

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Both lifeboats launched on service to assist with a multi agency incident in the Porthcawl harbour area. All was resolved and the lifeboats were stood down at 11.30pm and returned to station to be made ready for service.

20 07, 2020

Launch 26/20 – 📟 6.45pm

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A launch request came as the crew washed and disinfected the lifeboats and equipment following the previous call. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service to a report that a RIB had become fouled on a marker buoy attached to fishing equipment off Newton Point. The sunlight had made it difficult to spot the

20 07, 2020

Launch 24+25/20 – 📟 5.15pm

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Launched at the request of UK Coastguard to people reported to be cut off by the tide in Dunraven Bay. The call had been made to the Coastguard from Porthcawl NCI. Both lifeboats were launched on service but upon arriving at Dunraven Bay it was established the casualties had self rescued. The lifeboats were stood

17 07, 2020

Launch 23/20 – 📟 4.32pm

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The D Class lifeboat 'Super G II' was launched on service with three crew members aboard to two casualties who were cut off by the tide at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. The 999 call to UK Coastguard had been made by one of the Llantwit Major Coastguard team who had spotted the two people and their

16 07, 2020

Launch 22/20 – 📟 1.47pm

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Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat was launched to a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area. The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station shortly after arriving at scene as the incident was resolved.

26 06, 2020

Launch 20+21/20 – 📟 10.34pm

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Both lifeboats launched on service to assist Police and Porthcawl Coastguard for a search for a missing person in the Newton beach area. Casualty located on the beach and confirmed by a crew member who went ashore. The casualty was escorted back to Newton slipway.

25 06, 2020

Launch 19/20 – 📟 8.25pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat whilst enroute to Ogmore River for a preventative safety action to a report of a dinghy drifting out to sea at Sandy Bay. The D Class returned to Sandy Bay in order to search for and locate the dinghy. In calm seas with good visibility the dinghy could