ALB Launches, Weymouth

Thu 02 November 17

ALB launched to a report of a vessel on fire


Time Out  2017-11-02 18:00:00

Time In  2017-11-02 20:20:00

Type  Boat on Fire

Position  SW Chesil Cove

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


ALB requested to launch after the NMOC had received a report from a fisherman on the beach in Chesil cove reported a possible boat on fire.
Portland Bill CRT also tasked.
Once on scene the Lifeboat searched along a bearing line provided from the CRT.
The ALB then conducted a search 0.5’ from shore towards the NW.
With nothing found the conclusion was reached that it was deck lights of a vessel.
All units where released to returned to station