Rescues during 2021

The information on this page may not reflect the official annual rescue figures published by the RNLI.

Entries without an incident number are usually “good Samaritan services” carried out to help others in difficulty and which may not appear in the official figures. Maps are for information only and should not be relied upon.



Launch Time
Boat Details
10 16:01 13 Apr 2021 D786 Report of person in difficulties in the sea at Redcar. Nothing found after brief search. False alarm with good intent.
9 22:06 09 Apr 2021 B858 Search for missing person. Found using lifeboat's thermal imaging kit and helped to safety by coastguard search team ashore.
8 21:14 03 Apr 2021 B858 Person rescued from the River Tees.
6 & 7 14:41 01 Apr 2021 B858 & D786 Search for missing person. Found safe ashore.
5 13:42 30 Mar 2021 D786 Two children cut off by the tide on rocks at Redcar. Rescued and given first aid for cuts.
4 05:50 14 Mar 2021 B858 Incident in River Tees. Lifeboat stood down shortly after arriving at the scene.
3 11:57 08 Mar 2021 B858  Surfer in difficulties at Saltburn. Surfer returned to shore unaided. Lifeboat stood down en route.
2 10:50 28 Jan 2021 D786 Concern for missing person. Stood down before launching.
1 14:53 01 Jan 2021 B895 Reports of kite surfer in difficulties near South Gare. Returned to shore unaided. Stood down just before launching.