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This Year's Callout Shouts
May 19 Rescued a dog which had fallen down cliffs at Slains castle May 11 Called to a small boat which had an acoustic deterrent device and no personnel on board. April 10 Called to escort yacht Shania to marina.
December 19 Called to escort towed fishing boat into harbour. December 15 Called at 0230 to help harhour tranfer employee over to open bridge. Harbour vessel completed transfer. November 24 Called to help Kayaker off Craigewan Beach. Kayaker paddled ashore safely. September 18 Called to help 34M Gaff Ketch "Tectona" with 14 Persons on Board 2.7 M east of Breakwater. Towed ketch into Peterhead harbour. September 07 Called to stand by at readiness to aid of possible casualty at harbour. Stood down before leaving berth. August 18 - Report of kite surfer stranded at Slains near Cruden Bay. Surfer had climed cliffs under castle and was rescued by coastguard cliff rescue team as lifeboat stood by. August 05 - Report of broken down personal watercraft East of Peterhead South breakwater. Rider managed to swim ashore, and craft was recovered by small fishing boat. July 25 Paged to a disabled yacht off Slains Castle Cruden Bay. Took yacht in tow and retuned it to Peterhead Marina. May 31 Paged to a casualty who had fallen into Peterhead harbour. Casualty recovered from harbour prior to arrival of lifeboat. Casualty airlifted to hospital. May 10 -called to assist a Helicopter which had conducted a forced landing in North Sea 25 miles from Peterhead May 05 -Successfully recovered 5 casualties from Peterhead Marina during a charity swim. April 24 -Successfully recovered youth from Peterhead Marina breakwater. March 29 Paged to two kayakers capsized in Peterhead bay. Man and woman taken by harbour tug to lifeboat station for first aid, prior to lifeboat leaving berth. February 17 -Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead Merchant Quay harbour. February 12 Paged to a casualty who had fallen into Peterhead harbour at 04:08. Casualty recovered and Launch cancelled prior to leaving berth. January 06 Paged to a Man Overboard Alarm call which was a false alarm. Launch cancelled prior to leaving berth.
December 08 Launched at 3.00 to carry out a medivac of an injured casualty off the Far Strider.Evacuated the casualty in Peterhead bay and returned to berth at 5pm. December 01 Launched at 08.30 and spent 7.5 hours searching for missing person off Cruden Bay. No casualty was found. November 30 launched with its volunteer crew at 5.18 pm to search for a missing person off Cruden Bay. The lifeboat searched the area without success and was stood down at 8.10 pm. The lifeboat arrived back at its berth to Peterhead at approximately 8.50 pm. November 22 -Launched to the rescue of French fishing boat which suffered engine failure off Peterhead harbour. Boat regained power and was escorted to harbour by the lifeboat. November 14 -Called to provide support for possible male casualty at Peterhead North Breakwater. Stood by, but no assistance was required. October 10 -Called to possibly escort a helicopter with a possible technical fault in the Balmedie area. Helicopter made landfall safely, and lifeboat was stood down before untying from its berth. September 09 -Motor Fishing yawl "Miranda Faye" capsized just off North Breakwater. Boat was lost and uninjured survivor was retuned to Peterhead Harbour by Falck Nuyrc training craft. August 02 -Called to provide support for possible male casualty at Peterhead North Breakwater. Stood by, but no assistance was required. July 19 - Recovered Danish sailing yacht with fouled or missing propeller 'Chantal' from 1.5 mile east of Rattray Head. The yacht and its family of 4 were escorted under sail to just off Peterhead, and then towed to the Marina. July 14 -Called to recover two small inflatable dinghies and 5 personnel from an area near to an industrial shore fire and deposit them to the marina. July 01 -Night time shout along with Fraserburgh lifeboat to a Faroese fishing boat which was immobilised due to a fire in its engineroom.Towed boat back to Peterhead. June 26 -Report of broken down jet ski on North East shore of Peterhead bay. Jetskier and craft recovered to Lido Beach. June 07 -Called to locate a casualty after very weak mayday calls from the Peterhead area. After a fruitless 1.75 hour search was stood down and returned to its berth. June 01 -Called to escort a helicopter with a possible technical fault in the Balmedie area. Helicopter made landfall safely, and lifeboat was stood down when almost on scene. May 22 -Called to a reported empty canoe near Peterhead Marina.Recoverd canoe. No canoeist found or reported missing. May 22 -Called to an injured climber on cliffs north of Slains Castle. Administered first aid. May 05 -Called to a reported body in sea off Buchanhaven area of Peterhead. Body turned out to be a series of creel bouys. False alarm with good intent. April 21 -Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead Merchant Quay harbour. April 14 -Called to provide support for possible male casualty in Peterhead bay. Launch cancelled prior to leaving berth. March 30 -Called to provide support for Forces Explosive Ordinance Disposal team which removed an old torpedo from Peterhead fish market to a position a number of miles offshore in order to detonate it. January 03 -Called to missing white dingy from Boddam.The missing dingy was subsequently reported as having been seen ashore at Peterhead Lido beach area, and the lifeboat was stood down.
December 25 -Called to powerless fishing vessel off Peterhead harbour entrance.Stood down after untying from berth October 9,10 -Searched for missing fisherman off Cairnbulg Fraserburgh. September 23 -Escorted 42' Bermuda Sloop "Bosun of Forth" from 10NM NE of Peterhead to Marina September 20 - Recovered Seismic Buoy fron 3 NM East of Scares Rocks Cruden Bay. August 27 - Stood by possible casualty in Peterhead South harbour. August 25 - Stood by possible casualty in Peterhead South harbour. August 23 - Recovered sailing yacht with fouled propellar 'Oeding' from half a mile east of breakwater entrance August 23 - Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead South harbour. August 20 - Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead Merchant Quay harbour. August 02 - Launched to assist 5.5M RIB 'Alert' with no power 4 NM East of Peterhead. RIB recovered engine power and returned to Marina prior to arrival of lifeboat. July 24 - Recovered sailing yacht with broken down engine 'Palourde' from 4NM South East of Peterhead. July 23 - Recovered sailing yacht with fouled propellar'Lady Marie' from 1NM east of breakwater entrance June 16 - Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead Merchant Quay harbour. June 13 -Called to Man overboard a fishing yawl off North Breakwater. Man overboard was recovered by other crewmember of yawl prior to arriving on scene so returned to Peterhead Harbour June 08 -Motor Fishing yawl "Alert" in difficultytaking in water and capsizing East of North Breakwater, 1.0 NM off Peterhead, towed upturned vessel back to Peterhead Harbour
June 06 -Called out to sighting of flares off Buchanhaven. Coastguard established flares were launched from land, so returned to station. May 29 - Successfully recovered female casualty from Peterhead Merchant Quay harbour. May 24 - Motor Fishing yawl "Orion" in difficulty East of Craigewan, 1.5NM off Peterhead, towed vessel back to Peterhead Harbour May 02 - Report of capsized personal watercraft North East of Peterhead. Rider managed to get ashore, so recovered craft to Lido Beach. April 13 - Report of possible missing person east of Peterhead. False alarm with good intent. March 19 - Report of boat in distress east of Boddam. Recovered a 5M by 2.5M white felt flotsam. False alarm with good intent. March 7 - Missing person near cliffs at Slains Castle. Recovered a casualty and took to Peterhead. January 16 - Successfully recovered casualty, who was less than 50M from lifeboat berth and station, from Peterhead harbour.
November 6 - Recovered motor cruiser 'Pegasus' from 2 Miles South East of Buchan Ness, and towed to Peterhead Harbour September 28 - Casualty reported in water near Marina. Hoax call,stood down after short search and returned to station. September 6 - Missing person near cliffs at Slains Castle. Recovered a casualty and took to Peterhead. August 28 - 37Ft catamaran yacht "Havbris" with damaged steering gear 13 Miles East of Peterhead. Towed to Peterhead Marina. August 19 - 36Ft sailing yacht "Anga" dismasted and fouled propeller 72 Miles East of Peterhead. Towed to Peterhead Marina. July 21st - Motor Fishing yawl "Orion" in difficulty East of Scotstown Head, towed vessel back to Peterhead Harbour June 14th - 19m Tug Boat "Ysselstroom" capsized 0.25nm NE of Peterhead, assisted. June 4th - Workboat "Gaircay Sound" with engine failure 3nm NE of Peterhead, towed to Peterhead. April 14th - Possible casualty near rocks at Buchanhaven, assisted person to shore. April 2nd - Search for Crew and Passengers of ditched helicopter. April 1st - Helicopter ditched 16nm NE of Peterhead, assisted with search and recovery. March 26th - Possible casualty at NW corner of bay, stood by while Police in attendance. February 17th - Search for missing person in Peterhead bay, later found by Police.