Launches & Call Outs

Last year RNLI lifeboats rescued almost 8,000 people, an average of 21 people per day.

Service Calls 2005

3rd April - B589 Recovered Kite Board

3rd April - D514 Assisted boat aground on rocks

3rd April - B589 Assisted sailing dinghy’s in rain squall

3rd April - D514 assisted with above

2nd July - D514 Towed broken down speedboat ashore

22nd July - B576 Rescued fisherman from the sea who had a broken leg

22nd July - D458 assisted with above

22nd July - D458 Report of swimmer in trouble near Deal Pier

22nd July - B576 Vessel thought to be in trouble.

7th August - B576 Recovered canoe that had been pushed into the sea.

7th August - B576 Searched for a report of a missing person.

13th August- B576 Launched twice to a racing yacht aground on Goodwin Sands escorted boat into Dover Harbour.

20th August - D458 Towed sailing dinghy back to station

28th August - B576 Recovered body from water at Kingsdown

4th September - D458 Person cut off by the tide at St Margaret’s Bay

24th September - B589 5 People cut off by tide at St Margaret’s Bay

16th November - D514 Recover a dog, which had fallen from the Cliffs at St Margaret’s Bay.

12th December - D514 Report of small boat in trouble in St Margaret’s Bay.

Total number of Launches 18

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