Call outs in2004
In 2004 Aberdeen Coastguard Rescue Team were called out a total of 66 times.

No. Date/Time
Reason
66 30/12/2004 - 1230
Called to man radio site, during planned outage
65 27/12/2004 - 0135
Paged to report of jumper from QEII bridge, searched nothing found.
64 23/12/2004 - 2240
Paged to report of red flares, Doonies Point, Muchalls.
63 20/12/2004 - 0730
Called to assist R-177 after landing at ARI, with diver with the bends. Christmas cards and calendars handed to Ambulance, Air Ambulance and Navy crew.
62 19/12/2004 - 1510
Paged to report 2 persons stuck on cliffs at Cove. Stood down FAWGI
61 12/12/2004 - 2015
Called to report of shouts of help from cliffs at Newtonhill, On arrival found out one person from a group of two fishermen was missing. Searched area from Newtonhill bay to south of last known position. Search units from Aberdeen, Portlethen and Stonehaven Coastguard teams, both Aberdeen Lifeboats, Rescue Helicopter R137 and two M.R.I. boats from Stonehaven took part in the Search. Casualty was reported save and well at home in Dundee just after completion of search 0030 13/12
60 12/12/2004 - 1845
Called to report of red flares, Cove. Nothing found prior to being diverted to call out 61
59 07/12/2004 - 1545
Paged to assist police in search for missing person, Cove. Nothing found.
58 06/12/2004 - 0000
Called to assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Stood down diverted to Dyce Airport.
57 27/11/2004 - 1225
Called to report a person cut off by tide in Grayhope Bay. A life jacket was passed to the casualty whilst awaiting arrival of lifeboat.
56 17/11/2004 - 0205
Paged to report of a suicidal casualty at Pocra Quay. Person waited over 2 hours before deciding not to jump. 3 Coastguards, 1 ambulance, an inshore lifeboat crew, 5 policemen and 2 police negotiators attended this incident
55 14/11/2004 - 0700
Paged to report of a jumper on Bridge of Don. Person apprehended on arrival of team by police.
54 09/11/2004 - 0107
Paged to report of a jumper on Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. Person apprehended on arrival of team by police.
53 08/11/2004 - 2050
Called to person in water at beach - FAWMI.
52 07/11/2004 - 1100
Called to assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Casualty collapsed on platform.
51 03/11/2004 - 0540
Called to assist R-OC after landing at ARI - Casualty with Heart Attack from Sumburgh.
50 28/10/2004 - 1900
Called to assist a member of the public who's dog had fallen over cliffs at Newtonhill. Dog recovered after falling approximately 120ft.
49 22/10/2004 - 1700
Paged to report of a jumper on Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. Person apprehended on arrival of team by police.
48 16/10/2004 - 1945
Paged to report of 3 flares off Blackdog firing ranges. FAWGI.
47 13/10/2004 - 1755
Paged to report from ambulance control of 2 youths fallen from cliffs at Portlethen. FAWGI, youths found safe and well.
46 07/10/2004 - 1730
Called to assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Casualty with repeated cardiac arrest from Kittiwake Platform.
45 07/10/2004 - 1400
Called to take details at R.G.I.T. Quay of person who fell whilst working on the quay side.
44 05/10/2004 - 1430
Paged to report of a vehicle in water Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. QEII pictures
43 18/09/2004 - 1515
Called to assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Diver with suspected bends.
42 07/09/2004 - 1900
Paged to report of wind surfer in water off Blackdog. Para glider sail recovered by Aberdeen I.L.B. - Sailor had lost sail at 1730 but did not inform the Coastguard.
41 03/09/2004 - 1505
Paged to wind surfer in distress Aberdeen Beach. Surfer made shore unaided.
40 03/09/2004 - 0150
Paged to report of a jumper on Regents quay. Person apprehended on quay side prior to arrival of team.
39 18/08/2004 - 1155
Paged to report of a jumper from Victoria Bridge. Person jumped then swam to quay side and was arrested by Grampian Police. Stood down on way to incident.
38 13/08/2004 - 1542
Paged to report of wind surfer in distress off Aberdeen beach Ballroom. Found to be Fairway buoy which had been repainted recently. (Did look very like a surfer thou') FAWGI
37 29/07/2004 - 1730
Called to assist yachtsman with broken mast.
36 23/07/2004 - 1905
Paged to person in water at Pocra Quay. Casualty recovered by fast rescue craft in harbour prior to arrival of Coastguards and lifeboats
35 20/07/2004 - 1545
14 year old cliff faller with broken leg at Colsea Yawn. First aid rendered by team member until recovery by R131. Colsea Yawn photos
34 19/07/2004 - 2345

Paged to report of shouts for help from Cove harbour. 3 persons went out in a rowing boat. 1 made shore unaided, 2 in water directed onto rocks to await arrival of lifeboat. Rowing boat and 1 oar recovered then secured to rocks. Therefore 2 persons, 1 boat and an oar saved.
33 11/07/2004 - 1830
Assisted member of public to recover vehicle from Nigg Bay and rendered first aid to same person.
32 11/07/2004 - 1605
Paged to assist Grampian Police in search for missing person between Nigg Bay and Cove.
31 09/07/2004 - 1135
Search of Don estuary for missing woman. Body found in another location.
30 02/07/2004 - 1230
Paged to report of woman walking into water at Nigg Bay. Casualty made shore safe and well.
29 01/07/2004 - 1945
Paged to report of jumper Bridge of Don. Stood down casualty recovered within minutes of page.
28 29/06/2004 - 1450
Paged to report of persons in River Dee opposite Duthie Park, two persons found swimming in river. FAWGI.
27 25/06/2004 - 1625
Paged to perform search for missing person by Grampian Police from mouth of the River Don to Gordon Paper Mills area, nothing found.
26 12/06/2004 - 1605
Cliff faller, Doonies Farm. Assisted by cliff team then transferred to Lifeboat for recovery by ambulance at quay side.
25 09/06/2004 - 2010
Paged to assist police to find a missing 2 year old at Aberdeen Beach. Child found safe and well. Stood down.
24 08/06/2004 - 2005
Report of a inflatable bed adrift off Aberdeen Beach. Recovered from waters edge.
23 24/05/2004 - 1954
Report of Cliff faller near Girdleness lighthouse. Team not required.
22 16/05/2004 - 1634
Cliff faller, Altens Haven. Recovered by cliff team. Altens Haven photos
21 15/05/2004 - 0355
Jumper, Victoria Bridge. Stood down, recovered by police.
20 13/05/2004 - 0205
Person in water. Recovered by Harbour board and Coastguard personnel.
19 04/05/2004 - 2330
Paged to report of body in river Don near Brig o' Balgownie. Nothing Found.
18 18/04/2004 - 1930
Called to assist R-137 after landing at ARI. Casualty from BP Andrew Platform.
17 15/04/2004 - 1105
Paged to assist Grampian Police to find suicidal casualty at beach. Stood down found safe and well.
16 09/04/2004 - 1715
Paged to report of jumper between Cove and Greg Ness. Nothing found, Woman found by Grampian Police safe well
15 28/03/2004 - 1915
Called from patrol to report of 2 white flares North of Cove. Nothing found.
14 27/03/2004 - 0300
Report of jumper from Victoria Bridge. Found on rocks at base of bridge.
13 20/03/2004 - 0740
Paged to assist Grampian Police in search for Missing Person. Brig o' Balgownie to mouth of Don then down as far as the golf driving range.
12 15/03/2004 - 0355
Assist Grampian Police to recover tired and emotional casualty at Newtonhill
11 04/03/2004 - 1300
Assist R-OC after landing at ARI- Crushed hand injury
10 26/02/2004 - 1850
Assisted Ambulance personnel to recover tired and emotional casualty from base of steep slope South of Girdleness Lighthouse (poor weather conditions)
9 21/02/2004 - 0730
Assisted police to search Blackdog area (extension of previous call out) Black Dog photos
8 20/02/2004 - 1130
Paged to provide communications for police to R-137 at Blackdog
7 07/02/2004 - 0050
Person in water Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
6 05/02/2004 - 1450
Paged to report of person in water Newton Dee, Bieldside - Casualty aided ashore.
5 29/01/2004 - 1230
Assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Transfer of RTC casualty from Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin
4 18/01/2004 - 0900
Report of person in water at Aberdeen beach, Bridge of Don end. False alarm.
3 17/01/2004 - 1100
Assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Casualty Chest pains transferred from Polish vessel
2 06/01/2004 - 1100
Assist R-137 after landing at ARI - Casualty Heart Attack transferred from Dutch fishing vessel
1 02/01/2004 - 0930
Assist R-OC after landing at ARI - Casualty Heart Attack transferred from Oil Platform

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