Beaumaris lifeboat launched to boat aground near Caernarfon.
At 12.44 pm on Wednesday 15 March at the request of U.K.Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged to investigate the report of a vessel aground near Caernarfon.
The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was launched at 12.57 pm and made her way to a sandbank near Caernarfon upon which the 50 foot vessel was aground.
When the lifeboat arrived it was apparent that the vessel could not be re-floated until the next incoming tide. As it was not necessary to evacuate the two people aboard the craft they stayed on board pending the boat re-floating on the flood tide.
The lifeboat was then released by the U.K.Coastguard to return to her station arriving a 1.56 pm being refuelled where she was refuelled.
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