Third service request of the Easter weekend for Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers.

Lifeboats News Release

For the third time this Easter holiday the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat received a launch request this time at 10.09 pm (on Monday 22 April 2019) from the U.K Coastguard, to investigate a report received from the Police of a stolen dinghy with four youths aboard.

Beaumaris Launching Tractor & Lifeboat returning to the boathouse

RNLI/P Blackwell

Beaumaris Launching Tractor & Lifeboat returning to the boathouse

It was believed that the craft was heading out into the Menai Strait but the police did not know if the dinghy had any lifejackets or other safety equipment aboard it was considered prudent for the lifeboat to be launched.

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was being launched at 10.19 pm when the U.K. Coastguard instructed the crew to stand down as the craft had returned to shore.

The police officers ashore then dealt with the incident.

As the lifeboat had not launched it was made ready for her next service call by 10.25 pm.

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