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Tenby RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat launches after dog goes over cliff

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby RNLI's all-weather lifeboat launched at 2.25pm today (Monday 30 May) after a report that a dog had gone over the cliff at Manorbier.

The volunteer crew soon had the lifeboat on the water and made best speed towards Manorbier.

As they were approaching the scene, Milford Haven Coastguard confirmed that the dog had been safely recovered and was now back in the possession of its owner.

The Tamar class lifeboat Haydn Miller was stood down and returned to station.​

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