Beaumaris lifeboat tasked to investigate object seen in the Menai Strait.

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew members of the R N LI Beaumaris lifeboat received a requested from the U.K Coastguard, to assist with identifying a floating object that had been reported in the Menai Strait

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat near the lifeboat station

RNLI/ D Burke

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat near the lifeboat station

The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 6.39 pm and proceeded to an area between Friars Bay and Penmon sound; in the meantime the Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team from Penmon had arrived on the shoreline.

The lifeboat soon identified the object as a seal and on the instructions of the U. K Coastguard no further action was required and the lifeboat could return to the lifeboat station.

The open inflatable inshore lifeboat with her volunteer crew then returned to her station at Beaumaris the lifeboat at 6.55 pm but as the crew then had to undertake a thorough clean of the vessel and equipment due to the Coronavirus pandemic. They did not leave the lifeboat station until after 7.30 pm.

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