The Lifeboat is one of
around 60 independent Lifeboats set up around the country, who
are not part of the RNLI and receive no funding from them,
although we do work together on
exercises and call-outs.
sub menus you will find all the information about the station,
including photos of the crew and the Lifeboat currently on
station, as well as a history of the station and also of the
call-outs that we have attended.
The next call-out could come
at any time, day or night, and the crew will always attend,
whether they are at home or in
work. Our crew come from all
walks of life, we have students, a mechanic, a postman, a computer consultant
and also a finance manager on the crew.
We currently have over 20 crew members who are trained to the
standard, so that when the call comes in, they
will respond in the best possible way.
Free Car Wash with donations to the lifeboat every last Sunday of the Month 10-5pm
In an Emergency Dial 999 ask for the Coastguard
in the Picture Lifeboat Crew member briefs the police and Paramedics before they move in to speak to the Casualty
The Crew whilst attending their own charity car wash for the Lifeboat noticed a person behaving suspiciously by the Estuary edge of the slipway from around 11:30, when approached by one of the Senior crew it became apparent that the person was not of sound mind and the Crew member eventually managed to gain his trust and they walked off the slipway together towards the car park of the boating club. The casualty had been in the boating Club prior to this and had left contact details at the bar on the back of a third parties business card of next of kin and emergency contact details the Lifeboat Crew Member contacted the police to report the incident and the South Wales Police and Welsh Ambulance service attended to assess the casualties well being. The police handed the Male over to the Welsh Ambulance Service and an Officer accompanied the casualty to Hospital to be evaluated.
Services involved South Wales Police Welsh Ambulance Service Loughor Lifeboat Crew and Milford Haven Coastguard