2016

In 2016, the crew were involved in 45 services (shouts) (33 ALB & 12 ILB) and have rescued or assisted 77 people. Additionally, RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar 16-17) provided an RNLI presence & spectator boat support at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series event off Southsea on 22nd, 23rd & 24th July; and RNLB Norman Harvey (D-778) provided a presence off St Helens Fort on Sunday evening 21st August when c1,500 people walked to the Fort; she also supported IOW Day on Saturday 24th September.  The ALB crew were brought to immediate readiness on 12th May & 6th September but were subsequently stood down and not required to launch.