Drifting Dinghy Out Of Langstone Harbour – 4th February 2018

Crew Paged: 14:14pm Solent Coastguard requested the ILB to launch to investigate and recover a dinghy that was seen drifting out of Langstone Harbour, Once on scene the ILB crew checked for any signs of recent usage and towed the dinghy back to Portsmouth Lifeboat Station. Once the dinghy was returned the ILB crew were […]

Person In The Water – Saturday 3rd February 2018

Crew Paged: 23:15pm Solent Coastguard immediately requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 (Norma T) to the assistance of a Adult male reportedly in the water at the Camber Docks In Portsmouth Harbour. The Atlantic 85 launched a couple of minutes after the pager had sounded and made best speed to the Camber Docks. Once […]

Crew Member With Leg Injury – Saturday 20th January 2018

Crew Diverted: 15:03pm Whilst Portsmouth Lifeboat was afloat attending Cowes for the annual Solent get together. Portsmouth Lifeboat was diverted to assist an injured crew member on the catamaran which was moored up alongside the Hayling Ferry Pontoon, The crewmember had sustained an ankle injury while fishing out in the Solent. Portsmouth Lifeboat arrived on […]

Red Flare Sighting In Langstone Harbour – Sunday 17th December 2017

Crew Paged: 21:30pm Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth Lifeboat to launch to search Langstone Harbour after multiple sighting of red flares in the harbour. Portsmouth Lifeboat launched and commenced a search from the Lifeboat Station up to kendals wharf. Meanwhile Hayling Island Lifeboat Station D Class had also started searching Langstone Harbour along the shoreline. After […]