St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station
Shouts 2017 ALB = All-weather Lifeboat - 16-26 Tamar ‘Norah Wortley’ ILB = Inshore Lifeboat  - D-704  ‘Myrtle & Trevor Gurr’ 15th June 2017 - ALB The all-weather lifeboat crew were paged at 4.09pm to assist Little Haven RNLI lifeboat and Broad Haven coastguards to search for a kite surfer reported to be missing at Broad Haven beach.  A rescue helicopter was also being tasked to the incident.  As the lifeboat was about to launch news was received that the kitesurfer had been located by the coastguard team.  Stood down at 4.22pm. 6th June 2017 - ILB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, the volunteer crew if the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat at St Davids were called upon to assist the owner of a 10m RIB which was taking on water at St Justinians.  The ILB transferred the salvage pump from the station’s all-weather lifeboat and this was able to drain the water from the vessel’s hull allowing it to be taken to Porthclais and taken out of the water.  The ILB rehoused at 1.15pm. 3rd June 2017 - ALB On Saturday June (3rd) at 4.08pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to the aid of a seven metre rigid inflatable boat which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel, with three persons onboard, was in a position approximately half a nautical mile west of Abereiddi beach. The lifeboat arrived on scene within 15 minutes, the volunteer crew then secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced to take it under tow to Porthgain harbour.  After arriving at the entrance to the harbour, the lifeboat deployed their Y class inflatable to take the casualty ashore. With this task complete the lifeboat recovered its Y boat and proceeded back to station arriving back at 5.40pm. 13th May 2017 - ALB A 999 call reporting children in difficulty in the water off Broad Haven beach sparked a multi-agency rescue operation. Coastguards received the emergency call at 4.15 pm. The caller said several children had capsized from a canoe and were in trouble in the sea.  Coastguard HQ immediately tasked St Davids all-weather lifeboat, Little Haven inshore lifeboat and coastguard rescue helicopter 187 were tasked to the scene, as well as Broad Haven coastguard crew. Little Haven lifeboat was the first to arrive at the beach and found that the four people, three children and an adult all on holiday, had safely reached the shore and were being attended to by the coastguard team, who also offered safety advice. St Davids lifeboat was stood down before launching and the rescue helicopter, which had already set off, was also stood down. 7th May 2017 - ILB Following the search the previous day for a missing man in the St Davids Head area, St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 11.00am to carry out a shore line search, while coastguard teams carried out a coastal search. With nothing found the lifeboat returned to station rehousing at 12.50pm. 6th May 2017 - ALB and ILB On Saturday May (6th) at 3.10pm both St Davids RNLI all-weather and inshore lifeboats were tasked to the St Davids head area, following a report of a man in the sea clinging to rocks.  A member of the public reported this to UK coastguards, in which time the man had disappeared from the informant’s sight. With strong tides in this location St Davids lifeboat requested the launch of Fishguard RNLI to assist them in the search.  Also on scene were two local passenger ribs Atlantic Storm and Viking Pioneer who assisted with the search. Three coastguard teams from St Davids, Fishguard and Broad Haven, a UK coastguard rescue helicopter from St Athan and Dyfed Powys Police officers were also involved. The search lasted until 9.30pm and with light fading all units were stood down. 21st April 2017 - ALB On Friday April (21) at 2.55pm the UK coastguards tasked St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley to the aid of the 10 metre fishing vessel Mari Ann which had 2 persons onboard and had suffered steering failure.  The casualty vessel was in a position just north west of the North Bishops rock. The lifeboat was on scene within 10 minutes, the volunteer lifeboat crew then secured a tow line to the vessel. After doing this the lifeboat took the casualty under tow to its moorings in Fishguard harbour. Once they had safely secured the vessel to its moorings, the lifeboat returned to station arriving back and rehousing at 6.40pm. 17th April 2017 - ALB On Monday April (17) at 11.30am St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley was tasked, following a mayday transmission received by UK Coastguards, to the pleasure craft Amigos which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel with three persons onboard was close to the Rhosson rock. First to arrive on scene were the passenger vessels Gower Ranger and Viking Voyager. Gower Ranger secured a line to the casualty and held in a safe position until the arrival of the lifeboat.  Once on scene the volunteer lifeboat crew took over, and secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced taking it under tow to the entrance of Porthclais harbour. On arrival at the Porthclais entrance the tow was taken over by a pleasure vessel where it was taken safely into the harbour.  Once this was complete the lifeboat returned arriving back, for rehousing at 1.30pm. 30th March 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 6.30pm to attend Abereiddi where a dog had fallen over the cliff and the owner was attempting a rescue.  On arrival the ILB crew located the animal about 10m down a 30m cliff.  St Davids and Fishguard coastguard teams recovered the dog to the clifftop to had the dog, which had only minor injuries, back to it’s owner who had returned to the clifftop by themselves.  Rehoused at 9.10pm. 4th March 2017 - ALB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, coastguards alerted the crew to reports of an object in the water at Pwllcrochan, near Strumble Head.  A search of the area was carried out by the lifeboat and Fishguard coastguards and the object spotted at the base of the cliffs.  In order to identify it the Y-boat was deployed and was able to get close enough to confirm that it was a dead horse.  As it was in the surf line the decision was taken not to attempt a recovery and the lifeboat returned to station at 1.00pm. 20th February 2017 - ALB ALB launched at 5.03pm to a 10m yacht in difficulties near the North Bishop rocks.  On arrival the lifeboat crew put a tow rope onto the casualty, which had two people on board, and took it under tow to Milford Haven marina.  Rehoused at 9.55pm. 15th January 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 11.30am to reports of a dog over the cliff near Solva.  On arrival, with the help of St Davids coastguard, the dog was located, recovered into the lifeboat and taken into Solva Harbour.  Sadly the dog had died of it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm. it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm.
© David John and St Davids RNLI 2017.    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603)
Shouts 2017 ALB = All-weather Lifeboat - 16-26 Tamar ‘Norah Wortley’ ILB = Inshore Lifeboat  - D-704  ‘Myrtle & Trevor Gurr’ 15th June 2017 - ALB The all-weather lifeboat crew were paged at 4.09pm to assist Little Haven RNLI lifeboat and Broad Haven coastguards to search for a kite surfer reported to be missing at Broad Haven beach.  A rescue helicopter was also being tasked to the incident.  As the lifeboat was about to launch news was received that the kitesurfer had been located by the coastguard team.  Stood down at 4.22pm. 6th June 2017 - ILB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, the volunteer crew if the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat at St Davids were called upon to assist the owner of a 10m RIB which was taking on water at St Justinians.  The ILB transferred the salvage pump from the station’s all-weather lifeboat and this was able to drain the water from the vessel’s hull allowing it to be taken to Porthclais and taken out of the water.  The ILB rehoused at 1.15pm. 3rd June 2017 - ALB On Saturday June (3rd) at 4.08pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to the aid of a seven metre rigid inflatable boat which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel, with three persons onboard, was in a position approximately half a nautical mile west of Abereiddi beach. The lifeboat arrived on scene within 15 minutes, the volunteer crew then secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced to take it under tow to Porthgain harbour.  After arriving at the entrance to the harbour, the lifeboat deployed their Y class inflatable to take the casualty ashore. With this task complete the lifeboat recovered its Y boat and proceeded back to station arriving back at 5.40pm. 13th May 2017 - ALB A 999 call reporting children in difficulty in the water off Broad Haven beach sparked a multi-agency rescue operation. Coastguards received the emergency call at 4.15 pm. The caller said several children had capsized from a canoe and were in trouble in the sea.  Coastguard HQ immediately tasked St Davids all- weather lifeboat, Little Haven inshore lifeboat and coastguard rescue helicopter 187 were tasked to the scene, as well as Broad Haven coastguard crew. Little Haven lifeboat was the first to arrive at the beach and found that the four people, three children and an adult all on holiday, had safely reached the shore and were being attended to by the coastguard team, who also offered safety advice. St Davids lifeboat was stood down before launching and the rescue helicopter, which had already set off, was also stood down. 7th May 2017 - ILB Following the search the previous day for a missing man in the St Davids Head area, St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 11.00am to carry out a shore line search, while coastguard teams carried out a coastal search. With nothing found the lifeboat returned to station rehousing at 12.50pm. 6th May 2017 - ALB and ILB On Saturday May (6th) at 3.10pm both St Davids RNLI all-weather and inshore lifeboats were tasked to the St Davids head area, following a report of a man in the sea clinging to rocks.  A member of the public reported this to UK coastguards, in which time the man had disappeared from the informant’s sight. With strong tides in this location St Davids lifeboat requested the launch of Fishguard RNLI to assist them in the search.  Also on scene were two local passenger ribs Atlantic Storm and Viking Pioneer who assisted with the search. Three coastguard teams from St Davids, Fishguard and Broad Haven, a UK coastguard rescue helicopter from St Athan and Dyfed Powys Police officers were also involved. The search lasted until 9.30pm and with light fading all units were stood down. 21st April 2017 - ALB On Friday April (21) at 2.55pm the UK coastguards tasked St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley to the aid of the 10 metre fishing vessel Mari Ann which had 2 persons onboard and had suffered steering failure.  The casualty vessel was in a position just north west of the North Bishops rock. The lifeboat was on scene within 10 minutes, the volunteer lifeboat crew then secured a tow line to the vessel. After doing this the lifeboat took the casualty under tow to its moorings in Fishguard harbour. Once they had safely secured the vessel to its moorings, the lifeboat returned to station arriving back and rehousing at 6.40pm. 17th April 2017 - ALB On Monday April (17) at 11.30am St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley was tasked, following a mayday transmission received by UK Coastguards, to the pleasure craft Amigos which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel with three persons onboard was close to the Rhosson rock. First to arrive on scene were the passenger vessels Gower Ranger and Viking Voyager. Gower Ranger secured a line to the casualty and held in a safe position until the arrival of the lifeboat.  Once on scene the volunteer lifeboat crew took over, and secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced taking it under tow to the entrance of Porthclais harbour. On arrival at the Porthclais entrance the tow was taken over by a pleasure vessel where it was taken safely into the harbour.  Once this was complete the lifeboat returned arriving back, for rehousing at 1.30pm. 30th March 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 6.30pm to attend Abereiddi where a dog had fallen over the cliff and the owner was attempting a rescue.  On arrival the ILB crew located the animal about 10m down a 30m cliff.  St Davids and Fishguard coastguard teams recovered the dog to the clifftop to had the dog, which had only minor injuries, back to it’s owner who had returned to the clifftop by themselves.  Rehoused at 9.10pm. 4th March 2017 - ALB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, coastguards alerted the crew to reports of an object in the water at Pwllcrochan, near Strumble Head.  A search of the area was carried out by the lifeboat and Fishguard coastguards and the object spotted at the base of the cliffs.  In order to identify it the Y-boat was deployed and was able to get close enough to confirm that it was a dead horse.  As it was in the surf line the decision was taken not to attempt a recovery and the lifeboat returned to station at 1.00pm. 20th February 2017 - ALB ALB launched at 5.03pm to a 10m yacht in difficulties near the North Bishop rocks.  On arrival the lifeboat crew put a tow rope onto the casualty, which had two people on board, and took it under tow to Milford Haven marina.  Rehoused at 9.55pm. 15th January 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 11.30am to reports of a dog over the cliff near Solva.  On arrival, with the help of St Davids coastguard, the dog was located, recovered into the lifeboat and taken into Solva Harbour.  Sadly the dog had died of it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm. it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm.
Copyright:  David John and St Davids RNLI 2017. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603)
Shouts 2017 ALB = All-weather Lifeboat - 16-26 Tamar ‘Norah Wortley’ ILB = Inshore Lifeboat  - D-704  ‘Myrtle & Trevor Gurr’ 15th June 2017 - ALB The all-weather lifeboat crew were paged at 4.09pm to assist Little Haven RNLI lifeboat and Broad Haven coastguards to search for a kite surfer reported to be missing at Broad Haven beach.  A rescue helicopter was also being tasked to the incident.  As the lifeboat was about to launch news was received that the kitesurfer had been located by the coastguard team.  Stood down at 4.22pm. 6th June 2017 - ILB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, the volunteer crew if the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat at St Davids were called upon to assist the owner of a 10m RIB which was taking on water at St Justinians.  The ILB transferred the salvage pump from the station’s all- weather lifeboat and this was able to drain the water from the vessel’s hull allowing it to be taken to Porthclais and taken out of the water.  The ILB rehoused at 1.15pm. 3rd June 2017 - ALB On Saturday June (3rd) at 4.08pm St Davids RNLI all- weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to the aid of a seven metre rigid inflatable boat which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel, with three persons onboard, was in a position approximately half a nautical mile west of Abereiddi beach. The lifeboat arrived on scene within 15 minutes, the volunteer crew then secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced to take it under tow to Porthgain harbour.  After arriving at the entrance to the harbour, the lifeboat deployed their Y class inflatable to take the casualty ashore. With this task complete the lifeboat recovered its Y boat and proceeded back to station arriving back at 5.40pm. 13th May 2017 - ALB A 999 call reporting children in difficulty in the water off Broad Haven beach sparked a multi-agency rescue operation. Coastguards received the emergency call at 4.15 pm. The caller said several children had capsized from a canoe and were in trouble in the sea.  Coastguard HQ immediately tasked St Davids all-weather lifeboat, Little Haven inshore lifeboat and coastguard rescue helicopter 187 were tasked to the scene, as well as Broad Haven coastguard crew. Little Haven lifeboat was the first to arrive at the beach and found that the four people, three children and an adult all on holiday, had safely reached the shore and were being attended to by the coastguard team, who also offered safety advice. St Davids lifeboat was stood down before launching and the rescue helicopter, which had already set off, was also stood down. 7th May 2017 - ILB Following the search the previous day for a missing man in the St Davids Head area, St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 11.00am to carry out a shore line search, while coastguard teams carried out a coastal search. With nothing found the lifeboat returned to station rehousing at 12.50pm. 6th May 2017 - ALB and ILB On Saturday May (6th) at 3.10pm both St Davids RNLI all-weather and inshore lifeboats were tasked to the St Davids head area, following a report of a man in the sea clinging to rocks.  A member of the public reported this to UK coastguards, in which time the man had disappeared from the informant’s sight. With strong tides in this location St Davids lifeboat requested the launch of Fishguard RNLI to assist them in the search.  Also on scene were two local passenger ribs Atlantic Storm and Viking Pioneer who assisted with the search. Three coastguard teams from St Davids, Fishguard and Broad Haven, a UK coastguard rescue helicopter from St Athan and Dyfed Powys Police officers were also involved. The search lasted until 9.30pm and with light fading all units were stood down. 21st April 2017 - ALB On Friday April (21) at 2.55pm the UK coastguards tasked St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley to the aid of the 10 metre fishing vessel Mari Ann which had 2 persons onboard and had suffered steering failure.  The casualty vessel was in a position just north west of the North Bishops rock. The lifeboat was on scene within 10 minutes, the volunteer lifeboat crew then secured a tow line to the vessel. After doing this the lifeboat took the casualty under tow to its moorings in Fishguard harbour. Once they had safely secured the vessel to its moorings, the lifeboat returned to station arriving back and rehousing at 6.40pm. 17th April 2017 - ALB On Monday April (17) at 11.30am St Davids RNLI all- weather lifeboat Norah Wortley was tasked, following a mayday transmission received by UK Coastguards, to the pleasure craft Amigos which had suffered engine failure.  The casualty vessel with three persons onboard was close to the Rhosson rock. First to arrive on scene were the passenger vessels Gower Ranger and Viking Voyager. Gower Ranger secured a line to the casualty and held in a safe position until the arrival of the lifeboat.  Once on scene the volunteer lifeboat crew took over, and secured a tow line to the casualty and commenced taking it under tow to the entrance of Porthclais harbour. On arrival at the Porthclais entrance the tow was taken over by a pleasure vessel where it was taken safely into the harbour.  Once this was complete the lifeboat returned arriving back, for rehousing at 1.30pm. 30th March 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 6.30pm to attend Abereiddi where a dog had fallen over the cliff and the owner was attempting a rescue.  On arrival the ILB crew located the animal about 10m down a 30m cliff.  St Davids and Fishguard coastguard teams recovered the dog to the clifftop to had the dog, which had only minor injuries, back to it’s owner who had returned to the clifftop by themselves.  Rehoused at 9.10pm. 4th March 2017 - ALB At about 11.00am, whilst on exercise, coastguards alerted the crew to reports of an object in the water at Pwllcrochan, near Strumble Head.  A search of the area was carried out by the lifeboat and Fishguard coastguards and the object spotted at the base of the cliffs.  In order to identify it the Y-boat was deployed and was able to get close enough to confirm that it was a dead horse.  As it was in the surf line the decision was taken not to attempt a recovery and the lifeboat returned to station at 1.00pm. 20th February 2017 - ALB ALB launched at 5.03pm to a 10m yacht in difficulties near the North Bishop rocks.  On arrival the lifeboat crew put a tow rope onto the casualty, which had two people on board, and took it under tow to Milford Haven marina.  Rehoused at 9.55pm. 15th January 2017 - ILB ILB launched at 11.30am to reports of a dog over the cliff near Solva.  On arrival, with the help of St Davids coastguard, the dog was located, recovered into the lifeboat and taken into Solva Harbour.  Sadly the dog had died of it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm. it’s injuries.  Rehoused at 2.15pm.
St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station
Copyright:  David John and St Davids RNLI 2017. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603)