The volunteer team of Dover’s RNLI lifeboat had an awful begin to the National holiday Weekend break when they visited the services of a diver in troubles on Friday evening.
Dover Coastguard asked for an immediate launch complying with a telephone call from a dive watercraft that had a subconscious man scuba diver on board. Dover’s Severn Class Lifeboat, ‘City Of London II’ left its berth simply before 2200 with a paramedic on board and also met up with the diving vessel two miles off the harbour entryway. The casualty was transferred to the lifeboat with MOUTH-TO-MOUTH RESUSCITATION was begun with continued until the lifeboat was back along with.
The lifeboat was satisfied by medical staff from the Kent Air Ambulance which had landed near to the lifeboat station. Regrettably in spite of the initiatives of the lifeboat team and also rescue team the casualty did not recover and also the concern is now in the hands of Kent Authorities.
All at Dover Lifeboat Terminal provide their acknowledgements to the friends and family of the deceased.