Beaumaris Lifeboat volunteers assist a drifting boat with no crew aboard

Lifeboats News Release

At 8.08 am on Wednesday 14 October 2020 a Crew Assemble page was received by the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat from the U.K. Coastguard in relation to a boat adrift in the Menai Strait.

Beaumaris Lifeboat approaching Britannia Bridge on the Menai Strait

RNLI/A J Robinson

Beaumaris Lifeboat approaching Britannia Bridge on the Menai Strait

As the boat was drifting with the tide and creating a possible navigation hazard to other vessels it was decided to launch and at 8.18 am the Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched and made her way towards Moel Y Don near Felinheli

The vessel which had been reported to be drifting by her owner with no one aboard was located near Plas Menai and taken in tow back to her owner at Moel Y Don

The craft being reunited with her owner at 8.40 am.

The lifeboat returned to her station at 9.22 am being serviced and refuelled and cleaned under the Covid 19 instructions by 9.50 am.

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