Penarth RNLI called to Sully Island

Lifeguards News Release

Penarth RNLI were tasked on Friday (26 May) just after 6pm to investigate two people thought to be on Sully Island.

Penarth D class on shout

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Penarth D class on shout

The station's D class lifeboat with three volunteer crew members, who confirmed there were two people camping on the island overnight.

Jason Dunlop, Penarth RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, said: 'If you are staying overnight please let Milford Haven Coastguard know on 01646 690909.

'This was a false alarm with good intent and we again worked closely with our colleagues from Penarth Coastguard Rescue Team.'

'On return to Penarth Slipway intrepid lifeboat crew member 'Arthur' rescued a distraught toddler's floating Croc shoe, so all in all a good result.'

Notes to editors:

For more information please contact Andy Berry, Lifeboat Press Officer for Penarth RNLI, on 07951 051128, or Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer Wales, on 07748 265496 /

D class being recovered

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D class being recovered
Croc shoe rescued and returned to owner

RNLI/Andy Berry

Crew member rescues floating croc

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