Open Day for the Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers interrupted by a service call out

Lifeboats News Release

Having had a busy day manning stalls and speaking with the public as well launching the lifeboat for events a call out was received 3.50 pm for the lifeboat to respond to an incident in the Puffin Sound.

Annette Mary Liddington: Atlantic 85 and Robert 47ft Watson

RNLI/ Blackwell

The current and the classic Beaumaris Lifeboats

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington had been sea during the day participating in a parade with their old offshore lifeboat the Robert which was based at Beaumaris until 1991 and a flood rescue well as providing the public with simulated rescue scenarios’.

The lifeboat had been recovered on to her launching trailer when a request was received from the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead for the lifeboat to launch as they had received a report of two adults adrift in a very small inflatable near Penmon.

The volunteer lifeboat crew immediately launched the boat and proceeded to the location in the meantime a commercial passenger rigid inflatable boat had spotted the child size inflatable and recovered the boat and passengers and placed them ashore prior to the arrival of the lifeboat.

Having ensured that the two casualties did not need medical attention the lifeboat was cleared by the U.K. Coastguard to return to station.

The lifeboat arrived back at Beaumaris 4.20 pm being recovered, refuelled and prepared for her next service call out.

Stormy Stan at Beaumaris

RNLI/ P Blackwell

Stormy Stan at Beaumaris

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