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Beaumaris RNLI assist boat off Puffin Island

The crew of Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington were first paged at 11.04 am and the lifeboat launched at 11.12 am and proceeded to an 18 foot power boat located near Puffin Island with one person aboard with a faulty engine. Once on scene the lifeboat placed a crew member aboard the craft and towed the vessel to a mooring near Bangor pier. The lifeboat returned to her station at 12.30 pm being refuelled and prepared for further service by 1.15 pm. Once on scene the lifeboat placed a crew member aboard the craft a towed the vessel to a mooring near Bangor pier. The lifeboat returned to her station at 12.30 pm being refuelled and prepared for further service by 1.15 pm.

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