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Beaumaris Lifeboat tasked to investigate marine debris found near Caernarfon.

Lifeboats News Release

H. M Coastguard requested the launch of the Beaumaris lifeboat to investigate and carry out a search of the area where floating debris had been seen by Fort Belan.

Following receipt of a request from H.M. Coastguard the Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with its volunteer crew launched at 10.30am and proceeded to the search area. The debris in the water was recovered these being the coach roof of a vessel size 2.5m x 2.5m together with a lifebuoy and lifejacket these being taken ashore at Waterloo point into the care of the mobile coastguard team from Llandwrog.
 
The lifeboat then proceeded to instigate a search pattern of the area but produced no further items. The coastguard then instructed the lifeboat  to return to station.
 
The lifeboat then returned to the boathouse at 12.45 pm and after being refuelled and washed down was ready for service at 1.05 pm.
 
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