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Incident No. 53

28.08.13 - Humber Rescue crews launched to a police incident at the Humber Bridge. In addition to ourselves and Humberside Police, the incident was also attended by the HM Coastguard and RAF R128 Helicopter.

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Glenn Ramsden - 07905 068531

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or every Sunday morning and Monday evening we'll be at the Humber Rescue Boathouse on Hessle Foreshore, it's just underneath the north bank towers of the Humber Bridge, on the right.

Sincere thanks for your continued support and we'll see you soon!

Humber Rescue - one of Britain's busiest independent lifeboats


The River Humber is said to be one of the most dangerous navigable rivers in the world. It is not surprising that even the most experienced of navigators can be caught out by its shifting sands and seven knot currents.

Humber Rescue is an independent charity responsible for the provision of a fast-response rescue boat on the rivers of the Humber Estuary. The area covered by Humber Rescue is approximately 540 square miles and includes the Rivers, Trent, Ouse, Hull and Humber.

Prior to the service provided by Humber Rescue there was no dedicated rescue or safety vessel on the upper Humber.

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Calling Us Out

If you see anything suspicious on or in the water, flares, clothing hoisted on a ship or yacht's mast, people waving or persons walking around on sandbanks, DIAL 999 and ask for the Coastguard. The operator will connect you through to the Coastguard Rescue Centre at Bridlington who will alert Humber Rescue by pager system.

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RYA Power Boat Training

Humber Rescue are pleased to announce we have become a registered RYA Power Boat Training Centre. We now offer courses in small powerboats including RIBs, sports boats and small launches. Visit our RYA courses page more information on the training available or please contact the Humber Rescue Training Officer, Dave Bertholini on 01482 648200 or send an e-mail to: