St Davids RNLI Tamar lifeboat tasked a radio beacon activation
On Saturday September (2) at 10.44am St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched on service, following the activation of an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB).
The lifeboat was tasked by UK coastguards to conduct a coastal search between Rickets Head passed Broad Haven to Stack Rocks, then returned to Rickets Head.
After completing the task with nothing found, coastguards decided it must have been activated on land.
The lifeboat was then stood down, to return to station arriving back at 12.20pm.
RNLI media contact
For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.