Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers tasked to an incident at Menai Suspension Bridge.
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.
At 1.10 pm the Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched on service Once in the vicinity of the bridge the lifeboat stood by until the U.K. Coastguard informed them and the Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team that the police had managed to resolve the matter and that the male involved was no longer in any danger
The lifeboat was recovered at Beaumaris at 2.20 pm being washed down, refuelled and prepared for her next service call this being achieved by 2.50 pm.
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, in a normal year, 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.