Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers tasked to an incident at Menai Suspension Bridge.

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew members of the R N LI Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from the U.K Coastguard, to launch so as to be available to assist if required the north Wales police and Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team in relation to an incident near the world famous Menai Suspension Bridge.

Annette Mary Liddington the Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

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Annette Mary Liddington the Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

At 12.48 pm the Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched on service for the first time since her return last Thursday from a full refit at the RNLI centre in Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

The lifeboat had reached Bangor Pier when the U.K. Coastguard informed then lifeboat and the Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team that the police had managed to resolve the matter and that the female involved was no longer in any danger

The lifeboat was recovered at Beaumaris at 1.10 pm being washed down, refuelled and prepared for her next service call this being achieved by 1.45 pm.

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