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Mumbles lifeboat launched to shouts

Lifeboats News Release

Reports of people shouting for help reported at 9pm Friday night

Library photo of boat at sea

RNLI/Andy Miles

Mumbles inshore lifeboat The Mark Lott
The shouts were thought to have come from the middle island at Mumbles head. A thorough investigation of the middle island by Mumbles Cliff Rescue team found no casualties.
The inshore lifeboat was launched to investigate the outer island. After searching the area nobody was found. The boat returned to station and the event thought to be a mis-reporting with good intent.
Crew member Gareth Davies said 'We would rather be called to aid someone and find nothing than to be making an investigation before it gets dark which is when searching becomes more difficult.'

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