St Davids RNLI lifeboat tasked to a swimmer in difficulties

Lifeboats News Release

On Friday July 20 at 12.19pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley launched on service to reports of a swimmer in difficulties off Abereiddi tower.


Gareth Page

St Davids RNLI Tamar Launching

Also tasked were St Davids coastguard rescue team.

The sea swimmer had unknowingly drifted into the flooding tidal stream off the headland.

As the lifeboat was proceeding to this incident, further information came from Milford Haven Coastguard Operations Centre, that the struggling swimmer had been rescued by instructional staff from a local outdoor adventure provider.

At this time and with this information the lifeboat was stood down to return to station arriving back at 1.05pm.


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