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A Few of Our Most Recent Shouts

As one of the busiest Inshore Lifeboat stations in Scotland, our crew are called out very frequently. As of 25th July we had been called out 59 times so far in 2019. It is not always possible or appropriate for us to provide detailed information regarding our shouts, but here you can see an overview of our recent activity.

18/07/19 05:34

Tasked to assist with a multiagency incident. The lifeboat made best speed to the location but was stood down shortly after arriving as the incident was brought to a positive outcome. 

14/07/19 17:50

Paged to assist a motor vessel with 6 persons on board with engine failure drifting near the Forth Road Bridge. The casualty vessel was taken under tow by a local work boat.

11/07/19 12:07

Tasked to assist in the multi-agency search for a vulnerable individual thought to be in the Cramond area. After a thorough shoreline search with nothing found the Lifeboat was stood down.

14/07/19 11:30

Tasked to respond to a multiagency incident in the Queensferry area, along with local Coastguard teams and Scottish Ambulance SORT Team.

12/07/19 20:08

Tasked to assist Police and Coastguard in the search for a person who may have required assistance thought to be in the Cramond area. The individual was located ashore and taken into the care of shore based emergency services. 

20/06/19 21:09

Tasked to a yacht with engine failure that was making way under sail but struggling against the tide. A crew member was put aboard the casualty vessel and it was taken under tow by the lifeboat to Port Edgar where local Coastguard were waiting to assist.