ALB Launches, Weymouth

Tue 23 June 20

ALB launched to search for missing person


Time Out  2020-06-23 14:20:00

Time In  2020-06-23 17:30:00

Type  Missing person

Position  Durdle Door

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Andy Tattersall


Solent Coastguard requested the launch of the ALB to a high risk male threatening suicide. Phone triangulation by Hampshire police indicated that the attempt would be in the Lulworth Cove/ Durdle Door area. The ALB was launched and arrived on scene, looking for a person matching the description of the casualty. The ALB was stood down shortly after arrival, when the casualty was confirmed to have been found safe and well on Poole high street.
The ALB was returned to station and made ready for the next service.