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Evening launch to a boat reported adrift for the Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers.

Lifeboats News Release

The U .K Coastguard requested the volunteer crew of the Beaumaris Lifeboat to launch at 8.04 pm on Wednesday 2 August to investigate a report of a boat adrift near Port Penrhyn.

The Annetee Mary Liddington near Beaumaris Pier

RNLI/Station Picture

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 8.14 pm and proceeded towards the last reported location of the drifting vessel.

After a short search the volunteer lifeboat crew located and boarded the six metre motor boat, it was soon apparent that no one had been aboard the vessel which had a severed mooring line.

The lifeboat then took the craft in an alongside tow to Port Penrhyn and with the assistance of a crew member from another vessel berthed the speedboat alongside said boat.

The lifeboat then departed to return to her station arriving at 8.46 pm being refuelled and made ready for her next service by 9.18 pm.

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