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During our centenary year we thought if might be interesting to take a look back at the historic 1956 video ‘Storm Cone’ and reflect on those who have saved lives and lost lives. Enjoy!

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five (Final)

 

 Boat / Year Date Name of vessel Nature of casualty Result Lives saved
Huddersfield Lifeboat
1868 Dec 10 Schooner Atalanta, of Kirkwall Struck Barber Sands, damaged Saved 4
1868 Dec 11 Schooneretch Rival, of London Schooner driven ashore Saved 5
1970 Dec 25 Brig Minerva, of Seaham Driven ashore 7 men rescued from ships lifebaot
1871 Feb 11 Barques Launceston, of South Shields and barque Arctic Hero, of Goole Ships driven aground on Haisborough Sands, 15 men reached Haisborough Lightvessel Landed 15 from light vessel
1875 Apr 11 Sloop Richard & Elizabeth, of Portsmouth Ran aground Assisted to refloat the sloop 4
1880 Apr 8 Ketch Rival, of London Come ashore Rescued 4 crew, plus the Masters wife
1880 Apr 8 Steamship Ludworth, of London Ran ashore Landed 8
1881 Oct 2 Steamship Ludwort Atalanta, of Kirkwall Not recorded Saved 7
Huddersfield (second) Lifeboat
1894 Dec 2 – 3 Steamship Mula, of South Shields Steamship Mula, of South Shields and Albertina collided, Lifeboat stood by whilst repairs were made Assisted to save vessel
Forester Lifeboat
Jacob & Rachel Valentine Lifeboat
1910 Dec 24 Barquentine Scotia, of Folkestone Come ashore Stood by
1912 Dec 21 HM Destroyer Beaver Ran aground Assisted to save vessel
1914 Sep 27 Admiralty Seaplane 989 Came down Saved seaplane and 2
1917 Jan 17 Steamship Edenwood, of Middlesborough Ran aground Saved 15
1920 Oct 8 Steamship Masnedsund, of Sunderland Come ashore Stood by and assisted
1923 Dec 23 Boat of motor vessel Vildanden, of Skien Engine trouble Saved 4
 D-72
1965 Jun 12 Small Boat Not recorded Saved boat and 3
1965 Jun 26 Sailing dinghy Capsized Saved dinghy
1966 Jul 24 Catamaran Flying Cat Not recorded Saved Catamaran
1966 Jul 29 Dinghy Not recorded Gave help
1966 Jul 29 Airbed Not recorded Recovered airbed
1967 Jul 5 Trawler Renovate, of Brixham Not recorded Stood by
1967 Aug 13 Bathers Not recorded Gave help and landed 2
1968 Jun 1 Dinghy Not recorded Recovered centre board
1968 Aug 19 Yacht Not recorded Gave help
1970 Aug 4 Fishing boat Solebay Machinery failure Gave help
1970 Aug 15 Manual Craft Capsize Others assisted casualty
1971 May 15 Cabin Cruiser Naudine Leah Machinery failure 3 persons landed
1971 May 22 Barge Josh Francis, of Colchester Machinery failure Gave help
1971 Jul 10 Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1971 Jul 31 Sailing dinghy Capsize Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1971 Jul 31 Sailing dinghy In adverse conditions Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1971 Aug 4 Swimmer In danger of being carried away by tide Others assisted casualty
1971 Aug 6 Rowing boat Vessel thought to be in trouble Others assisted casualty
1971 Aug 26 Sailing dinghy Capsize Saved Dinghy and 2
1972 Sep 10 Motor boat with cabin Leaks / Swamping Gave help
 D-213
1974 Jul 28 Sailing yacht Vessel thought to be in trouble Saved yacht and 2
1974 Jul 28 Cabin cruiser Dacon Standed or grounded Stood by
1974 Aug 25 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1974 Aug 31 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1976 Aug 1 Ex-Ship’s Lifeboat Gimme Machinery failure Gave help
1976 Aug 7 Fishing vessel Albert Machinery failure Gave help
1977 Jul 17 Speedboat Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1977 Aug 26 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Escorted
1978 Aug 7 Dead human body in sea Recovery of dead human body Landed a body
1978 Sep 10 Canoe Capsize Others assisted casualty
1978 Sep 16 Small powered boat with cabin Capsize Others assisted casualty
1979 May 13 Sailing dinghy Paloma Capsize Escorted boat
1979 Jul 14 Rowing Boat Vessel overdue Escorted boat
1980 Jul 20 Sailing dinghy Capsize Saved boat and 1
1980 Aug 7 Fishing vessel Harvester In adverse conditions Stood by vessel
1980 Aug 26 Bather/ Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1980 Jun 6 Large open powered boat Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
1980 Aug 15 Large open powered boat Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
1980 Aug 15 Person Person missing Others assisted casualty
1982 Aug 22 Sailboard In adverse conditions Escorted board ashore
1982 Sep 26 Two Sailboards In adverse conditions Saved two boards and 2
1983 Mar 19 Dinghy Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1983 May 28 Motor boat Kinbill Injured man aboard Landed injured man
1983 Aug 7 Sailing dinghy Capsize Craft saved, nobody aboard
1983 Aug 15 Sail yacht (no engine) Adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1983 Aug 16 Sailboard Sail failure / Dismasting Others assisted casualty
1983 Sep 1 Rubber dinghy Vessel abandoned, derelict or adrift Craft saved, nobody aboard
1984 Aug 12 Inflatable dinghy Stranding or aground Others assisted casualty
1984 Aug 13 Sailboard in trouble Not recorded False alarm
1985 Aug 15 Manual Craft In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1986 Aug 15 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1986 Aug 15 Inflatable dinghy In trouble False alarm
 D-327 
1987 May 2 Large power boat Black Prince Machinery failure Escorted vessel and 3
1987 May 30 Sailboard In adverse conditions Escorted vessel
1987 Aug 16 Sailboard In adverse conditions Saved craft and 2
1987 Aug 16 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Craft saved, nobody aboard
1987 Sep 30 Large power boat Sirante Machinery failure Gave help
1988 May 15 Mundesley Volunteer Rescue boat Machinery failure Craft saved and 3
1988 May 31 Motor boat Chippy In adverse conditions Escorted a vessel
1988 Aug 28 Yacht Overdraught Sail failure / Dismasting Gave help
1988 Aug 29 Sailing dinghy Capsize Saved vessel and 2
1988 Oct 16 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Saved vessel and 2
1989 Jun 30 Fishing boat YH183 Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1989 Aug 13 Motor boat Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1989 Aug 13 Motor boat Daytona Jack Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1989 Aug 15 Rubber dinghy In adverse conditions Saved boat and 1
1989 Aug 20 Sailboard In adverse conditions Saved board and 1
1989 Aug 24 Sailboard In adverse conditions Craft saved and 1
1989 Aug 24 Sailboard In adverse conditions Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1990 May 28 Sailing dinghy In adverse conditions Saved board
1990 Jul 22 Mundesley Volunteer Rescue boat Capsize Gave help
1990 Aug 5 Sailboard Sail failure / Dismasting Saved craft and 1
1990 Aug 6 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1990 Aug 14 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1990 Aug 16 Sailing dinghy Sail failure / Dismasting Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1990 Aug 19 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Gave help
1990 Oct 15 Fishing boat Not recorded Gave help
1991 Mar 31 Small fishing vessel Mister Chippy Machinery failure Gave help
1991 May 15 Search for missing person Not recorded Others coped
1991 Jun 21 Fishing boat Bella YH540 Machinery failure Escorted vessel to safety
1991 Jun 23 Small fishing boat Free and Easy Machinery failure Saved craft and landed 2
1991 Jun 23 Motor vehicle in sea Persons in danger of drowning Gave help
1991 Aug 10 Sailboard Man overboard Others assisted casualty
1991 Aug 12 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1991 Sep 3 Fishing vessel Shamrock YH134 Fouled Propeller / impeller Gave help
1992 Jun 14 Small fishing vessel Gemini YH123 Machinery failure Craft brought in
1992 Jul 21 Sailing yacht Cherokee II Adverse weather conditions Gave help
1992 Aug 2 Person missing Not recorded False alarm
1992 Aug 17 Yacht Rival Maid Machinery failure Gave help
1992 Sep 11 Jet Ski Adverse conditions Craftb brought in
1992 Sep 20 Small open power boat Adele Machinery failure Craft brought in
1992 Oct 14 Small fishing vessel Bella YH540 Overdue False alarm
1993 Apr 15 Fishing vessel In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1993 Jun 18 Sailboard In adverse conditions Craft brought in
1993 Jun 18 Two windsurfers In adverse conditions Craft brought in and 2
1993 Jul 27 Fishing vessel Vessel overdue Escorted vessel
1993 Aug 10 Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1994 Jun 5 Dive boat Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1994 Jun 25 Sail multihull with aux engine Vessel abandoned, derelict or adrift Craft saved, nobody aboard
1994 Jul 16 Sub aqua diver In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1994 Jul 24 Dive boat Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1994 Jul 31 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1994 Aug 23 Small open powered boat Capsize Persons & craft saved 1
 D-468 Colin Martin
1994 Oct 9 Small open powered boat Vessel overdue Escorted a vessel
1995 May 7 Small powered boat with cabin Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1995 Jul 10 Sail yacht  (no engine) Steering failure Others assisted casualty
1995 Jul 17 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1995 Aug 12 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
1995 Aug 13 Fishing vessel (small) Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1995 Aug 27 Canoe Capsize Persons & craft saved 1
1995 Sep 10 Small open powered boat Stranding or grounding Others assisted casualty
1995 Nov 11 Jet ski Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
1995 Nov 11 Water skier In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1996 Jul 7 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Persons & craft brought in
1996 Aug 22 Air bed / surfboard In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1996 Aug 25 Motor vehicle Motor vehicle in the sea Gave help
1996 Aug 25 Sub aqua diver Person missing Others assisted casualty
1996 Aug 28 Jet ski Machinery failure Persons landed & craft saved
1996 Oct 20 Dive boat Cause (other) Escorted a vessel
1996 Oct 24 Object Cause (other) Gave help
1996 Nov 11 Tug / Barge Capsize Persons brought in
1996 Dec 8 Fishing vessel (small) Fouled propeller / impeller Gave help
D-413 Relief
1997 May 26 Jet ski Leaks / Swamping Craft saved, nobody aboard
1997 Jul 29 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
1997 Aug 31 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Craft brought in, nobody aboard
1997 Aug 9 Person fallen from cliff / rocks Person missing Others assisted casualty
1997 Aug 10 Small open powered boat Cause (other) Gave help
1997 Aug 10 Jet ski Cause (other) Gave help
1997 Aug 13 Sub aqua diver Person missing Others assisted casualty
1997 Aug 21 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Persons & craft saved 3
D-468
1998 May 17 Person in water Stranded Assisted to save persons 1
1998 Jun 7 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Persons landed & brought in craft
1998 Jun 1 Small open powered boat Capsize Gave help
1998 Jun 20 Sub aqua diver Person missing Unsuccessful search
1998 Jul 19 Sail multihull (no engine) Sail failure / dismasting Others assisted casualty
1998 Aug 13 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
1999 Jul 18 Jet ski Machinery failure Escorted a vessel
1999 Aug 16 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Persons & craft brought in
1999 Aug 29 Small open powered boat Machinery failure Persons landed & brought in craft
1999 Aug 29 Jet ski Leaks / Swamping Persons landed & brought in craft
2000 Oct 3 Animal Animal in trouble Others assisted casualty
2000 Oct 18 Sailboard Sail failure / dismasting Persons & craft saved 1
2001 Mar 11 Person in water In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
2001 Apr 12 Fishing vessel (small) Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
2001 May 27 Kiteboard In adverse conditions Persons landed & brought in craft
2001 May 27 Jet ski In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
2001 Jul 29 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
2001 Jul 29 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Persons landed & brought in craft
2001 Aug 26 Sail multihull (no engine) Capsize Persons & craft saved 2
D-439 Relief
2002 Jun 9 Large powered boat with cabin Stranding or grounding Others assisted casualty
2002 Jun 20 Animal Animal in trouble Gave help
2002 Jun 25 Small open powered boat Fouled propeller / impeller Others assisted casualty
D-468
2002 Aug 14 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
D-639 Relief
2002 Jul 10 Animal Animal in trouble Others assisted casualty
 D-648
2003 Jul 12 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Gave help
 D-607 Spirit of Berkhamsted
2004 Jan 9 Animal Animal in trouble Gave help
2004 Jun 13 Large open powered boat Adverse conditions Persons landed and craft saved
2004 Jul 3 Jet ski Capsize Gave help
D-601 Relief Jenny Topham
2004 Jul 21 Person missing Person missing Others assisted casualty
2004 Aug 9 Bather / Swimmer In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
2004 Aug 9 Sailing dinghy In adverse conditions Craft brought in – nobody aboard
2004 Aug 16 Air bed In adverse conditions Others assisted casualty
D-650 Relief Helen Olive Palmer
2006 Jul 2 Dive vessel Ill crewman on vessel Rendered assistance
2006 Jul 23 Inflatable dinghy In adverse conditions Rendered assistance
D-607
2006 Aug 16 Jet ski Machinery failure Rendered assistance
2006 Aug 23 Sail yacht  (no engine) Stranding or grounding Rendered assistance 1
2007 Jun 18 Person missing Person missing Others assisted casualty
2007 Aug 18 Sub aqua diver In danger of drowning Rendered assistance 7
2007 Aug 18 Jet ski Leaks / Swamping Rendered assistance
2007 Sep 23 Animal Animal in trouble Rendered assistance
2008 Sep 1 Jet Ski Machinery failure Rendered assistance
2009 Jun 19 Powered boat Out of fuel Rendered assistance
2009 Jun 23 Powered boat Fouled propeller / impeller Rendered assistance
2009 Aug 1 Powered boat Fouled propeller / impeller Rendered assistance
2009 Aug 23 Jet Ski Fouled propeller / impeller Rendered assistance
2009 Oct 25 Jet Ski Man overboard Rendered assistance
2009 Nov 15 Person in water In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
2010 Aug 9 Person missing Person missing Others assisted casualty
2011 Apr 9 Canoe/Kayak Capsize Resolved unaided
2011 Sep 1 Sea Palling Independent Lifeboat Collision Rendered assistance
2012 Jul 5 Fishing Vessel (Leisure) Man overboard Rendered assistance 1
2012 Jul 5 Person on shoreline Person missing Others assisted casualty
2012 Jul 29 Fishing Vessel (Leisure) Machinery failure Rendered assistance
2012 Jul 31 Animal In danger of drowning Rendered assistance
2012 Aug 4 Person on sandbank Stranded Others assisted casualty
2012 Aug 18 Inflatable Thought to be in trouble Resolved unaided
2012 Aug 18 Person on man reefs Cut off by tide Resolved unaided
2012 Aug 27 Person on shoreline Person missing Others assisted casualty
2013 May 5 Person in water In danger of drowning Rendered assistance
2013 May 6 Person on rocks Cut off by tide Rendered assistance
2013 Jul 13 Person in water Person missing Others assisted casualty
2013 Aug 15 Surfboard Thought to be in trouble Resolved unaided
2013 Aug 16 Person in water Person missing Others assisted casualty
2013 Dec 22 Animal Stranded Rendered assistance
B-710 Friendly forrester II
2009 Aug 1 Powered boat Fouled propeller / impeller Rendered assistance
2009 Aug 8 Powered boat Machinery failure Rendered assistance
2009 Nov 15 Person in water In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
2010 May 28 Powered boat Machinery failure Rendered assistance
B-755 Relief London’s Aniversary 175
2010 Jun 19 Sailboard Sail failure / dismasting Resolved unaided
2010 Jun 27 Powered boat Out of fuel Rendered assistance
2010 Jul 4 Powered boat Ill crewman on vessel Rendered assistance
B-710
2010 Aug 9 Person missing Person missing Rendered assistance
2010 Aug 23 Powered boat Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
2011 Jul 24 Person in water In danger of drowning Others assisted casualty
2011 Sep 10 Powered boat Ill crewman on vessel Rendered assistance
2012 Jun 20 Powered boat Person to be taken ashore from a vessel Rendered assistance 1
2012 Jul 10 Person on shoreline Person missing Others assisted casualty
2012 Aug 4 Canoe/Kayak Thought to be in trouble Resolved unaided
2012 Aug 18 Inflatable Thought to be in trouble Resolved unaided
2012 Aug 18 Person on reefs Cut off by tide Resolved unaided
2012 Aug 27 Person on shoreline Person missing Others assisted casualty
 B-742 Douglas Paley
2013 Jul 6 Dead body Recovery of dead human body Rendered assistance
2013 Jul 13 Person in water Person missing Others assisted casualty
2013 Jul 16 Yacht with engine Machinery failure Others assisted casualty
2013 Aug 16 Person in water Person missing Rendered assistance
2013 Aug 20 Fishing Vessel (Leisure) Machinery failure Rendered assistance
2013 Sep 9 Person on cliff Person in distress Rendered assistance