Beaumaris lifeboat launched on Saturday 11 May 2019 to vessel by Fort Belan.
At 3.27 pm (11 May 2019) the U.K Coastguard paged the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat to go to the assistance of a 12 metre craft that had suffered from an overheating engine and was currently located near Fort Belan.
The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 3.39 pm and proceeded towards the craft. However the two crew aboard the casualty vessel had managed to restart the engine and commenced a return journey towards Caernarfon.
Once on scene a lifeboat crew member was placed aboard the boat and the lifeboat then escorted the vessel into Victoria dock Caernarfon assisting to berth the craft.
Once this was achieved the lifeboat was then released from service by the U.K. Coastguard and returned to the lifeboat station at Beaumaris arriving at 5.00 pm being recovered, refuelled and prepared for her next service call by 5.35 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.