Jeanie 3

Sunday 29th June 2014

1827 A call was received by Guernsey Coastguard that the 27` yacht” Genie 3” had suffered engine failure was becalmed and drifting close to rocks north of Herm,
1835 As initially, no-one responded to the request to go to the stricken vessels assistance the Lifeboat was tasked to assist the yacht.
1853 Lifeboat pier-heads, proceeding to casualty.
1907 Lifeboat on scene, establishing a tow. Local boat “Sea Monkey “assisting
2005 Lifeboat back in St Peter Port with the “Genie 3” in tow.
2040 Lifeboat refuelled and back on station

Lifeboat Daniel L Gibson towing british yacht Jeanie 3 - Photo by Tony Rive

Taoro fouled propellor

The relief St Peter Port Lifeboat the Daniel L Gibson was launched at 13:22 local time on Thursday 19th June 2014 at the request of St John’s Ambulance and Rescue, to Medivac a 60 year old female from Sark.

The lifeboat was safely back at 14:11, and the casualty was transferred to hospital.

As the Lifeboat was re-fuelling, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the local 27’ vessel Taoro, who had fouled their propeller approximately 1 mile South of Sark. As no other vessel was able to assist, the Daniel L Gibson was tasked, arriving alongside at 14:46. The lifeboat established a tow and arrived back at St Peter Port with the casualty at 15:40

Local fishing boat Taoto being taken to its mooring after the tow - photo by Tony Rive

 

 

Taoro fouled propellor

The relief St Peter Port Lifeboat the Daniel L Gibson was launched at 13:22 local time on Thursday 19th June 2014 at the request of St John’s Ambulance and Rescue, to Medivac a 60 year old female from Sark.

The lifeboat was safely back at 14:11, and the casualty was transferred to hospital.

As the Lifeboat was re-fuelling, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the local 27’ vessel Taoro, who had fouled their propeller approximately 1 mile South of Sark. As no other vessel was able to assist, the Daniel L Gibson was tasked, arriving alongside at 14:46. The lifeboat established a tow and arrived back at St Peter Port with the casualty at 15:40

A “trio” of calls

The St Peter Port Lifeboat was in action for the third time in less than 24 hours, when Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the yacht “Trio” which was 27 miles South West of Guernsey, that they had lost all power and were becalmed.

As no other vessel was able to assist, the Relief Lifeboat Daniel L Gibson was launched to assist at 22:07 on Thursday 19th June 2014. The lifeboat was on scene at 23:16, established a tow and was safely back in St Peter Port at 02:07.

Early call for relief lifeboat

The relief lifeboat “Daniel L Gibson” arrived in Guernsey yesterday and within 90 mins was called out for a medivac from Herm.

7th June 2014

1900 A call was received from St John`s Ambulance and Rescue Centre requesting the use of the Lifeboat to carry-out a Medivac for a casualty from Herm
1902 The relief lifeboat “Daniel L Gibson” was tasked to Herm to carry out the service.
1922 Lifeboat pier-heads, proceeding to Herm
1930 Lifeboat arrives in Herm — awaiting the casualty.
2032 Casualty onboard. Lifeboat returning to St Peter Port.
2041 Lifeboat back in St Peter Port. Casualty being transferred to Princess Elizabeth II Hospital.

Relief lifeboat Daniel L Gibson arriving in Guernsey from Poole - photo by Tony Rive