Weekend service request for Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers.

Lifeboats News Release

Sunday afternoon call out for the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat when a launch request was received at 2.33 pm (on Sunday 19 May 2019) from the U.K Coastguard, to give the crew of a vessel stranded on the sands some advice and support.

The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Lifeboat "Annette Mary Liddington".

RNLI/Paul Blackwell

The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Lifeboat "Annette Mary Liddington".

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was launched at 2.45 pm and proceeded to the location of the craft on Traeth Gwyllt by Caernarfon. Upon arrival it was obvious that the boat would have to await the next high tide which was due at 11.17 pm (at Caernarfon) before she would float off the sandbank.

The lifeboat crew then examined the boat to ensure that she would float when the tide came in and assisted with anchoring the vessel.

The two crew members of the casualty vessel together with their dog elected to remain aboard the craft and would then proceed to the ABC yard at Gallows Point Beaumaris for the boat to be recovered from the water.

As the lifeboat could not assist further she returned to Beaumaris arriving at 4.00 pm being refuelled and prepared for her next service call by 4.30 pm.

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