Beaumaris lifeboat goes to the assist a fishing boat on Sunday 12 May 2019.

Lifeboats News Release

At 6.09 pm (12 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 an open fishing boat with four people including one child aboard that had suffered engine failure and was currently located between Port Penrhyn and Menai Bridge.

The Annete Mary Liddington (Beaumaris Atlantic 85)

RNLI/Dave Burke

The Annete Mary Liddington (Beaumaris Atlantic 85)

The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 6.20 pm and proceeded to the location given for the craft.

Once on scene the casualty vessel had managed to start an auxiliary engine but had concerns as to how long it would function.

The lifeboat then escorted the vessel into Port Penrhyn at Bangor.

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 7.04 pm 7.20 pm.

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