Three teenagers rescued from rocks at Redcar
Three teenagers cut off by the rising tide had to be rescued by the Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat on Saturday 17 September 2016.
They were rescued cold and wet but otherwise unharmed and taken back to the lifeboat station to rewarm.
Since the beginning of 2016 Redcar RNLI crews have been involved in incidents where a total of 18 people, mostly teenagers, have become stranded by the tide at Redcar and mainly at Saltburn.
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- Library image shows the Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat in action. Credit RNLI/Dave Cocks
- Redcar lifeboat station has been operating since 1802
- Redcar currently operates a B-class lifeboat named Leicester Challenge III, paid for by the people of Leicester, and an IB1-class lifeboat named Eileen May Loach-Thomas, paid from the legacy of the late Nicolas Thomas of Shropshire
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