Harwich Lifeboat Station | Saving Lives at Sea.

Callout No. 55


12th December 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to person in water. False alarm, good intent.

Launched: 00:03RFS: 02:40
Harwich Lifeboat Station | Saving Lives at Sea.

Callout No. 54


24th November 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to broken down angling boat at the entrance to River Deben with 3 persons on board. Escorted casualty to Suffolk Yacht Harbour.

Launched: 14:57RFS: 18:45

Callout No. 53


17th November 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to broken down fishing boat with 3 persons on board at Outer Ridge. Towed casualty to Suffolk Yacht Harbour.

Launched: 14:25RFS: 16:05

Callout No. 52


27th October 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to incident in River Orwell.

Launched: 13:45RFS: 14:20

Callout No. 51


21st October 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to investigate SART activated in River Deben. Fishing boat sunk on mooring. Search of River carried out then stood down.

Launched: 01:49RFS: 04:15

Callout No. 50


19th October 2019

The All-Weather Lifeboat tasked to 48’ cabin cruiser 7 miles NE River Deben suspected taking on water. Lifeboat investigated and no water found, stood down.

Launched: 16:27RFS: 17:40

Callout No. 49


12th October 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to 2 persons in water near entrance to River Deben. Casualties recovered from water before arrival on scene.

Launched: 13:23RFS: 14:40

Callout No. 48


6th October 2019

The All-Weather Lifeboat tasked to 40’ yacht with 2 people on board taking on water near Sunk Inner light vessel. Escorted casualty into Harwich.

Launched: 12:45RFS: 15:45

Callout No. 47


24th September 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to incident. Stood down by Coastguard immediately after launch.

Launched: 23:28RFS: 23:50

Callout No. 46


22nd September 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to capsized sailing dinghy off L’Guard Point with 2 people on board. Dinghy broke up and 2 persons landed at Harwich.

Launched: 16:01RFS: 17:32

Callout No. 45


18th September 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist grounded yacht at Felixstowe Ferry. Unable to refloat yacht due to lack of water.

Launched: 17:40RFS: 19:10

Callout No. 44


17th September 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist motor boat with fouled prop at Pin Mill. Unable to clear prop so 2 persons landed at Suffolk Yacht H’bour.

Launched: 10:58RFS: 12:58

Callout No. 43


15th September 2019

The All-Weather Lifeboat tasked to fishing vessel with engine failure near Sunk Light vessel. Casualty towed to Harwich Ha’penny Pier.

Launched: 10:40RFS: 16:20

Callout No. 42


2nd September 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to reports of person in water off Felixstowe. When on scene, person found safe ashore.

Launched: 18:55RFS: 19:37

Callout No. 41


28th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to person in kayak on Deben Bar. No assistance. False alarm, good intent.

Launched: 12:27RFS: 13:20

Callout No. 40


25th August 2019

The All-Weather Lifeboat tasked while on exercise to dog in water off Felixstowe. Dog safely ashore when on scene.

Launched: 10:05RFS: 12:30

Callout No. 39


23rd August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist cabin cruiser with fouled prop in River Stour. Towed casualty to Harbour Masters pound.

Launched: 18:14RFS: 19:05

Callout No. 38


22nd August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist yacht in River Orwell. Towed casualty into Suffolk Yacht Harbour.

Launched: 20:19RFS: 22:00

Callout No. 37


19th August 2019

The All-weather Lifeboat tasked to historic sailing vessel taking on water near Kentish Knock. Casualty controlled leak and was escorted back to Harwich.

Launched: 17:15RFS: 20:30

Callout No. 36


18th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to yacht aground entrance to River Deben. Yacht re-floated by Inshore Lifeboat and towed to Ha’Penny Pier.

Launched: 21:46RFS: 00:30

Callout No. 35


18th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to disabled yacht off Landguard Point. Yacht towed to Shotley Marina.

Launched: 12:36RFS: 14:00

Callout No. 34


15th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist grounded yacht with 2 POB near Suffolk Yacht Harbour. Towed to deep water and escorted into SYH.

Launched: 18:50RFS: 20:30

Callout No. 33


15th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to jet ski in difficulties off Dovercourt beach. Casualty managed to get ashore before arrival of Inshore Lifeboat.

Launched: 14:18RFS: 14:40

Callout No. 32


13th August 2019

The All-weather Lifeboat tasked to crew transfer vessel with Engine room fire at the sunk. Escorted vessel to Harwich.

Launched: 09:00RFS: 12:26

Callout No. 31


11th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to investigate person in the water off Shotley. Stood by whilst person taken ashore by CG.

Launched: 15:10RFS: 16:45

Callout No. 30


11th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist person stranded in dinghy near Suffolk Yacht Harbour. Stood by whilst CG rescued casualty from shore.

Launched: 00:55RFS: 03:45

Callout No. 29


10th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to search for person in the water north of Felixstowe Pier. Person ashore and safe when Inshore Lifeboat arrived.

Launched: 15:46RFS: 16:30

Callout No. 28


9th August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to investigate 5 children swimming dangerously close to Felixstowe Pier. All children ashore when Inshore Lifeboat arrived.

Launched: 19:48RFS: 20:45

Callout No. 27


1st August 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to search for missing swimmer off Felixstowe. Person later found safe ashore.

Launched: 14:10RFS: 15:45

Callout No. 26


30th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat paged at 1306 but stood down prior to launch

Launched: RFS:

Callout No. 25


26th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to carryout shoreline search for missing person. Person located safe ashore.

Launched: 20:29RFS: 21:15

Callout No. 24


24th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to investigate reports of ditched microlight off Felixstowe Pier. False alarm, good intent.

Launched: 15:16RFS: 16:00

Callout No. 23


18th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked whilst on exercise to investigate possible person in the water near Felixstowe Pier. False alarm, good intent.

Launched: 19:45RFS: 20:03

Callout No. 22


16th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist casualty on vessel off Suffolk Yacht Harbour. Escorted into marina.

Launched: 00:24RFS: 01:40

Callout No. 21


14th July 2019

The All-weather Lifeboat tasked to search for cabin cruiser calling Mayday on VHF 16. Casualty located and escorted to Ha’Penny Pier.

Launched: 23:05RFS: 02:00

Callout No. 20


12th July 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist sightseeing vessel aground on approaches to Walton Backwaters with 12 POB. Unable to reach casualty due to insufficient water so stood by until casualty refloated on rising tide.

Launched: 14:07RFS: 17:50

Callout No. 19


22nd June 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat paged at 1458 but stood down prior to launch

Launched: RFS:

Callout No. 18


22nd June 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to assist yacht aground on Harwich Spit. Yacht refloated and escorted to Ha’Penny Pier

Launched: 21:45RFS: 23:50

Callout No. 17


20th June 2019

The Inshore Lifeboat tasked to unmanned paddleboard spotted off stone pier. Board located and area searched. Nothing found

Launched: 15:42RFS: 17:30

Callout No. 16


13th June 2019

The ILB launched to assist a casualty in the water.

Launched: 10:45RFS: 11:15

Callout No. 15


2nd June 2019

The ILB launched.

Launched: 15:26RFS: 16:24

Callout No. 14


31st May 2019

The ALB launched to assist yacht in River Orwell.

Launched: 10:54RFS: 13:30

Callout No. 13


27th May 2019

The ILB paged to assist becalmed yacht.

Launched: 22:44RFS: 01:35

Callout No. 12


26th May 2019

The ILB paged to casualty in the water – stood down before launch.

Launched: 16:42RFS: 16:44

Callout No. 11


21st May 2019

The ILB launched to capsize dinghy off Wrabness.

Launched: 13:02RFS: 15:32

Callout No. 10


20th May 2019

The ALB launched to recover broken down sailing vessel with 11 POB.

Launched: 15:43RFS: 00:35

Callout No. 9


9th May 2019

The ILB launched to investigate object in the water.

Launched: 15:06RFS: 15:42

Callout No. 8


4th May 2019

The ILB launched to dis- masted yacht whilst racing..

Launched: 12:40RFS: 16:30

Callout No. 7


20th April 2019

The ILB was tasked at 2040 to assist a yacht with a fouled propeller off Gas House Creek. Yacht freed and escorted to safe place.

Launched: 20:43RFS: 22:10

Callout No. 6


20th April 2019

The ILB was tasked at 1910 to assist a yacht aground on Shotley Spit. Yacht towed into deeper water and escorted into River Orwell.

Launched: 19:17RFS: 20:25

Callout No. 5


18th April 2019

The ILB was tasked at 1015 to assist a yacht aground in Hamford Water. Yacht re floated and towed to Titchmarsh Marina.

Launched: 10:26RFS: 12:50

Callout No. 4


1st March 2019

The ILB was tasked at 2123 to assist in shoreline search. Stood down by UK CG at 2154

Launched: 21:39RFS: 22:41

Callout No. 3


28th January 2019

The ILB was tasked at 1504 and launched on service at 1517.

Launched: 15:17RFS: 15:54

Callout No. 2


27th January 2019

The ILB was tasked at 1818 to recover drifting yacht in River Orwell. Launch subsequently cancelled.

Launched: RFS:

Callout No. 1


26th January 2019

The ILB was tasked at 1455 to assist a person cut off by the tide near Irlams Beach. Person recovered and landed ashore at a safe place.

Launched: 15:00RFS: 16:00