Saturday, March 27
-Call came into 767 reported seeing something large falling into the water
-Crew launched and did search patterns
-All appropriate agencies were called and after completing search patterns nothing was found. No one has been reported missing.
Length of Shout: 1 hour and 40 minutes
Friday, March 26
-Call came in from 911 of a reported boat sinking off of Peter Island
-Salvage was called in
-Crew were launched as the boat wasn’t carrying any lifejackets and the folks on the vessels didn’t know how to swim properly
-Crew arrived and stayed on the scene till salvage had completed pumping the water out
Length of Shout: 1 hour and 29 minutes
Status of Casualty: Cold with minor injuries and declined medical assistance
Tuesday, March 2
–The call came into 767 regarding a diver that was missing.
-Both Tortola and Virgin Gorda crews were asked to report to base to launch the rescue vessel.
-Tortola crew launched and Virgin Gorda was about to launch when the call came in that the diver had safely surfaced.
-Tortola crew were already on scene when the call came in.
Length of Shout: 27 minutes
Status of Casualty: Found alive and well
Monday, March 1
-The call came into 767 regarding an individual having trouble breathing after snorkeling. Not COVID related.
-The crew was at base for our weekly meeting and the boat was launched.
-Casualty and three crew members returned to base and transferred the casualty to the awaiting ambulance.
Length of Shout: 1 hour 29 minutes
Status of Casualty: Walking Wounded
January and February: Our SAR crews were not launched
*Length of Shout: The shout starts when the crew is notified to report to base and includes the time it takes to launch the rescue vessel with a full crew, travel to/from the scene, time on the scene, and the shout is concluded when the rescue vessel returns back to base.