Latest Shouts

Nov 23, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard at 2.15pm after being requested by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service & the North West Ambulance Service HART Team to assist with a 27ft yacht that had run aground on an ebbing tide.


Oct 29, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard at 11.01am after a person walking her dog had become stuck on a sandbank in Leasowe Bay, close to a groyne known locally as Barber's Folly. New Brighton RNLI lifeboat was also tasked as the crew were on a training exercise in the area at the time.

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Oct 20, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked at 11.53am to three jet skis that had run aground in the River Mersey close to the Silver Jubilee Bridge at Runcorn. One of the riders had reportedly been injured when he was thrown from his jet ski on impact.

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Oct 17, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard at 12.35pm following reports of a person requiring medical assistance on Middle Eye in the Dee Estuary. The casualty was part of a walking party of around 30 people that had been making its way to Hilbre Island.

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Oct 3, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard to assist with a multi-agency search for a person reported missing off the North Wirral coast.


Sep 29, 2018

At 7.09pm, UK Coastguard requested that Hoylake's Shannon class lifeboat 'Edmund Hawthorn Micklewood' launch and take over the tow of a casualty from Rhyl Lifeboat. The vessel in distress was a 24ft power boat with 3 persons on board that had launched from Widnes.

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Sep 12, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft 'Hurley Spirit' was tasked by UK Coastguard to reports of two people in difficulty in soft sand off the Derby Pool.


Aug 31, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard at 9.56pm to reports of four people stuck in the mud off Manor Groyne, Wallasey.


Aug 21, 2018

At 10:51pm, Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by UK Coastguard to reports of a person reported to be in difficulty in the vicinity of Formby Point.


Aug 21, 2018

Shortly after midnight, Hoylake Hovercraft was tasked by the UK Coastguard to two casualties who were stranded in a small inflatable dinghy in the Dee Estuary. The hovercraft launched at 12:13am and arrived on scene approximately 150m offshore from Sally's Cottage shortly afterwards.

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Aug 13, 2018

At 4:57am Hoylake Lifeboat was brought to immediate readiness when a gas alarm sounded on an offshore gas installation. However, the lifeboat was stood down by the Coastguard shortly afterwards when the situation was resolved.


Aug 12, 2018

Hoylake Hovercraft launched on service after being tasked by UK Coastguard to two quad bikers stuck in the mud on Crosby beach, near to the Coastguard Station.


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Service History

 
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When RNLI lifeboats are tasked to a rescue this is commonly referred to as a 'shout'.

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