ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sun 07 June 20

Weymouth lifeboat launched to woman overboard.


Time Out  2020-06-07 17:50:00

Time In  2020-06-07 19:15:00

Type  Person Overboard

Position  26' SSW Portland Bill

Coxswain  Dan Stuttle

Mechanic  Andy Tattersal


Weymouth All Weather Lifeboat was requested to launched to a report from a Roll on Roll off ferry that they had lost someone over the side of the vessel 26’ SSW of Portland Bill.
The lifeboat launched and proceeded towards the position.
Several other vessels in the area also responded to the MayDay call, and the Coastguard Rescue helicopter was also tasked.
The person was quickly located and retrieved by the vessels on board rescue boat, and returned to the ship.
Unfortunately the casualty was declared deceased at the scene.
All units were stood down and returned to station.