ILB Launches, Weymouth

Wed 12 July 17

Both boats launched to search for a 406 EPRIB

   

Time Out  2017-07-12 13:30:00

Time In  2017-07-12 15:00:00

Type  EPRIB

Position  Weymouth Bay

Helm  Tim Bean

Mechanic  

 

Both boats launched to a search for an EPRIB distress beacon picked up via satellite in Weymouth Bay. ILB undertook a search of the indicated position and the Portland breakwaters, whist the ALB circled the indicated position at varying radius to try & DF the signal.
With nothing found the ILB return, but the ALB made passage to Chesil Cove to try to locate a DF signal there.
With nothing found in Chesil Cove the ALB was also released to return to station