Since our last update, the team has been called out a number of times. A quick summary of these is below

  • 08/07/2017 20:02 – Person in distress at Frenchman’s Bay
  • 11/07/2017 21:30 – Search for person entering the water at Marsden Grotto
  • 14/07/2017 18:40 – Yacht in difficulty between Tyne Piers
  • 14/07/2017 20:09 – Person believed to have fallen near Souter Point
  • 16/07/2017 13:21 – Missing person search
  • 18/07/2017 16:54 – Rescue of dog near Souter Lighthouse
  • 21/07/2017 13:51 – Investigation into possible boat debris on the Tyne
  • 31/07/2017 18:45 – Person in the water at Marsden Bay
  • 07/08/2017 17:33 – Person in distress at Marsden
  • 12/08/2017 20:44 – Group cut off by tide at Camel Island
  • 13/08/2017 19:49 – Search for vulnerable person in area of South Pier
  • 22/08/2017 15:01 – Person cut off by tide at Marsden Grotto
  • 25/08/2017 22:04 – Requested to locate broken down vessel in Hebburn area
  • 27/08/2017 14:19 – Evacuation of injured person near Souter Lighthouse
  • 29/08/2017 22:59 – Search for vulnerable person near Sunderland Yacht Club
  • 01/09/2017 14:01 – Investigation into vessel seen with no persons on board
  • 01/09/2017 17:02 – Person in distress at Marsden Grotto
  • 14/09/2017 21:59 – Missing person search
  • 15/09/2017 19:27 – Persons pulled from water near South Pier
  • 29/09/2017 11:07 – Investigation into vessel near South Pier
  • 30/09/2017 02:38 – Vulnerable person search near Marsden Grotto
  • 07/10/2017 13:23 – Casualty evacuation near Manhaven Bay
  • 09/10/2017 14:03 – Person in distress near Frenchman’s Bay
  • 11/10/2017 13:38 – Vulnerable person search near Souter Lighthouse
  • 13/10/2017 14:32 – Search for vessel in distress near Tyne Bridge
  • 15/10/2017 12:34 – Investigation into kayaker in difficulty
  • 27/10/2017 23:27 – Casualty evacuation in Whitburn area
  • 01/11/2017 10:01 – Missing person search
  • 13/11/2017 13:34 – Incident support for neighbouring team

This brings the current incident count this year to 63. The busiest of recent years.