Beaumaris lifeboat diverted from exercise to recover silage bails that had been

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Whilst out on exercise the volunteer crew aboard the Beaumaris inshore lifeboat spotted three objects low in the water but heading into the main channel.

The Annette Mary Liddington Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85

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Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was already at sea on an exercise near Mount field when they sighted objects in the water. On investigation these turned out to be silage bales which appear to have been deliberately pushed into the water from Mount field.

The lifeboat crew advised the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead who tasked both the Bangor and Penmon Coastguard Rescue Teams to the area to assist in recovering the bales. The recovery of two of the bales was successful however the third bale had to be cut open in order to retrieve the silage wrap for safe disposal.

The lifeboat was then released from service by the U.K. Coastguard and returned to the lifeboat station at Beaumaris arriving at 9.30 pm being recovered, refuelled and prepared for her next service by 10.05 pm.

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