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Evening launch for Beaumaris Lifeboat is the second of the day.

Lifeboats News Release

The U K Coastguard requested the Beaumaris lifeboat to launch in response to a report of an adult in the water at Penrhyn docks.

An evening recovery of the Beaumaris Lifeboat

RNLI/Paul Blackwell

Evening recovery of Beuamaris Lifeboat

The volunteer crew of the Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched the lifeboat at 10.21 pm on Sunday 11 June 2017 proceeding to the advised location for the casualty.

Once at the scene the lifeboat crew managed to recover one adult person on the lifeboat. They then took the lifeboat alongside at Penrhyn docks.

At this location the casualty was handed into the care of representatives from the Bangor Coastguard Rescue Team, Wales Ambulance Service and north Wales police had assembled.

The lifeboat and her crew duty done, returned to Beaumaris lifeboat station arriving at 10.47 pm being refuelled and prepared for her next service by 11.10 pm.

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