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 […]

VHF Carrier On Channel 16 – Sunday 19th November 2017

Crew Paged: 11:48am Portsmouth Lifeboat’s Atlantic 85 (Norma T) was requested to launch to located using the on board directional finding equipment to locate a vessel that was continuously transmitting on VHF channel 16 and blocking the channel. The vessel in question was located and advice was given. Portsmouth Lifeboat was then released to return […]

Reports Of Vessel On Fire – Saturday 11th November 2017

Crew Paged: 15:33pm Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth Lifeboat to launch to reports of a vessel belching out smoke in the vicinity of Whale Island, Portsmouth Lifeboat made best speed to the given location and conducted a search as there were no vessels on fire in the given location. While the Lifeboat was searching for the […]