Beaumaris lifeboat requested to attend at the bridges over the Menai Strait.

Lifeboats News Release

At 5.43 am on Monday 6 March at the request of U.K.Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged to attend a potential incident involving an individual involving the bridges over the Menai Strait.

Beaumaris Lifeboat early morning launch

RNLI/Paul Blackwell

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was launched at 5.53 am and proceeded to a location in the vicinity of the bridges whilst the Bangor Coastguard Rescue Team as well as officers from north Wales police attended onshore.

Fortunately in this instance the service of the lifeboat was not required as the incident was resolved by north Wales police.

The lifeboat was then released by the U.K.Coastguard to return to her station arriving at 6.35 am and being refuelled and ready for her next service call by 7.00 am.

Notes to editors:

Lifeboat Open Day 2017 will be
Saturday 3 June 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
Celebrating 50 years since the arrival of the first inshore lifeboat

(Blue Peter 11) at the station.
Subject to operational requirements a display by the lifeboat

RNLI media

For more information please telephone John Pulford, Beaumaris RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press officer on 07824 764474 or Chris Cousens

R N L I Press officer Wales & west on 01745 585162.

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