Mumbles lifeboat Boxing Day search

Lifeguards News Release

Crew called to look for woman

RNLI/Andy Miles

Mumbles Lifeboat ready for launch
The volunteer crew of the Mumbles Lifeboat had their Boxing Day evening interrupted to search for a person in the water tonight.
The boat was launched at 8.05 pm to aid Coastguard teams and police search for the woman who was thought to have entered the water near to the Marriot Hotel.
Following a search of the bay the woman was located on the shore by South Wales Police.
Martin Double, Coxswain of the Mumbles Lifeboat said, ‘We were in the process of conducting a visual and thermal image search when she was located. A massive well done to the volunteer crew who were ready to launch within 10 minutes of their pagers going off. Even at Christmas time they are on call 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.’

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