St Davids RNLI lifeboat tasked to a missing teenager

Lifeboats News Release

On Saturday October 7th at 8.40pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to search for a missing teenager.


Phil Griffiths

St Davids Tamar class lifeboat

Also tasked to this incident were H M coastguard rescue teams from St Davids and Fishguard together with Dyfed Powys Police officers.

The lifeboat carried out a shoreline search between Porthgain harbour and Abercastle, using search lights, night vision goggles and our FLIR (forward looking infrared) camera.

Shortly afterwards a message was received, that the teenage girl had been found safe by coastguards, near Trevine and she was being conveyed to hospital for treatment.

With this information received all units were stood down with the lifeboat returning to station, arriving back at 10.45pm.


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For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Volunteer Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email:

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