Beaumaris volunteer lifeboat crew launched to a vessel with engine problems

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew members of the R N LI Beaumaris lifeboat received a page at 2.28 pm from the U.K Coastguard, to launch and assist a 17 foot fishing vessel unable to restart her engine.

Annette Mary Liddington

RNLI/Will Roberts

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 2.38 pm and proceeded towards the location given for the fishing boat . Once further information was received the craft was located opposite Llanfairfechan.

The fishing boat had four male adults aboard but due to a battery problem could not restart the engine. It was decided to take the boat in tow by the lifeboat back to her launching point at Gallows point near Beaumaris.

In the meantime the Penmon Coastguard Rescue Team had arrived at Gallows point and assisted with the recovery of the fishing vessel.

Once this was achieved the lifeboat returned to her station at Beaumaris being washed down, refuelled and prepared for her next service call this being achieved by 4.05 pm.

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