ALB Launches, Weymouth

Thu 26 October 17

ALB launched to search Chesil Beach


Time Out  2017-10-26 15:20:00

Time In  2017-10-26 18:30:00

Type  Search

Position  Chesil Beach from Ferrybridge to Abbotsbury

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


ALB launched to undertake a search along Chesil beach from Ferrybridge to Abbotsbury after numerous pieces of flotsam & jetsam had been found.
Wyke Coastguard team, C.G helicopter & Lyme Regis ILB had also been tasked.
Once on scene ALB conducted a search parallel to the beach approximately 0.4’ off.
Lyme Regis ILB conducted a shoreline search, with the Coastguard team searching the beach.
Numerous fish boxes, gloves, bait sacks & other items were found in various positions.
With no further information the search was cancelled pending further inquiries.
ALB returned to station where it was refuelled and made ready for service.