Stromness lifeboat called out to assist person in danger on Scapa Beach

Lifeboats News Release

The lifeboat crew pagers went off at 1803 on Wednesday 17 May and the boat left the harbour a few minutes later with eight crew on board.


Stromness Lifeboat

The Coastguard asked the lifeboat to head towards Scapa Beach where there was a person reported to be in danger near to the west side of the beach.

Conditions were bright and calm.

At 1835 the Coastguard called to say that the incident was resolved and the lifeboat was no longer needed.

The lifeboat headed back to Stromness and was back on its mooring, refuelled and ready to go at 1920.

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