RNLI Lifeboats called to half-submerged camper-van

Lifeboats News Release

The Fishguard RNLI volunteer crews were out on their Thursday evening training exercise (24 Jan) when the all-weather lifeboat was tasked at 08.52pm to proceed to Cwm-yr-Eglwys following a report that a camper-van was stranded on the beach and half submerged by the incoming tide.

Fishguard Trent class lifeboat Blue Peter VII and D-class inshore lifeboat Edward Arthur Richardson D-789 at sea.

Nichloas Leach

Fishguard Trent class lifeboat Blue Peter VII and D-class inshore lifeboat Edward Arthur Richardson D-789 at sea.


The inshore lifeboat was also tasked to proceed to the scene at 9.05pm to carry out a shoreline search as no-one had been located within the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was subsequently located elsewhere safe and well and both boats were stood down and returned to station arriving at 10.55pm. Weather conditions were light westerly winds and calm seas.

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