Largs RNLI lifeboat volunteers in search for a Missing Person

Lifeboats News Release

Missing Person Reported on the Island of Bute

RNLI/Alasdair Woods

Largs Lifeboat
At 3.15 p.m. On the Saturday 08/08/2020 in response to a request from HM Coastguard to search for a missing person,
Largs RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Crew launched and was soon on scene at Ascog Bay on the Island of Bute where the missing persons was reported to have been last seen.
During an extensive search the lifeboat crew were informed that the missing person had been found safe and well on shore.
On receipt of this news the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station where she and her crew underwent a de - contamination procedure and to be made ready for her next service.

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