Beaumaris lifeboat volunteers experience de-javu when tasked to incident .

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew members of the R N LI Beaumaris lifeboat received a launch request at 8.07 am from the U.K Coastguard, to proceed to an incident close inshore on the eastern side of the Menai Strait

Annette may Liddington the Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Burke

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 8.16 am also launched was the Conwy lifeboat and the Coastguard Mobile Rescue teams from Bangor and Llandudno together with north Wales police.

Fortunately however as in the previous instance on 20 January 2020 whilst on route the U.K. Coastguard advised that the presence of a lifeboats and the mobile coastguard rescue teams would no longer be required.

As north Wales police officers had managed to resolve the situation without assistance.

The inshore lifeboat with her volunteer crew arrived back at Beaumaris at 8.35 am pm being refuelled, washed down and ready for her next service call by 9.05 am.

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