Incidents — Police Diving Unit

Ravenglass – Mon 28th Apr 2014 – Callout 12 in 2014

The team was called out to assist in the search for a missing man in the Ravenglass area as part of a multi-agency response. Unfortunately by the time we had covered our search areas the man had not been found.

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Wastwater – Sun 27th Jan 2013 – Callout 5 in 2013

The team was called out to search for a diver who had failed to surface on Wastwater. The team searched the water’s edge on foot and the lake using the team boat as part of a multi-agency response. The team boat was used overnight and on Monday to assist the Police Diving Unit. The search …

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Wasdale – Sun 11th Oct 2009 – Callout 77 in 2009

Call from Police requesting assistance to search Wastwater for a missing diver. The team used their rescue boat and conducted lake shore searches of the area but nothing was found. The team stood down once the Police diving unit (from Lancashire) arrived at about 3.45 p.m. 11 team members were involved involved. The body of …

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Wastwater – Sun 15th Oct 2000 – Callout 40 in 2000

The team were called by Whitehaven Police, regarding a diver who had tragically died in a diving accident in Wastwater. Although the diver was reported to be very deep and at the bottom of the Lake, the team were asked to provided recovery support for a member of the Lancashire Police Diving Unit. Having our …

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