Beaumaris lifeboat tasked to a boat with reported engine failure by Caernarfon.
At 3.32 pm on Monday 19 October 2020 the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead paged for the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris to launch and assist a motor vessel with engine failure near Caernarfon.
The Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington was launched at 3.40 pm and made her way towards the casualty
However by the time the lifeboat was by Bangor pier the Coastguard informed the lifeboat that the engine on the casualty craft had been restarted. The Coastguard instructed the lifeboat to wait in the vicinity of Bangor pier pending the arrival at Caernarfon of the Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team from Bangor.
It was then confirmed that the craft had made her own way into Caernarfon and that the assistance of the lifeboat would not be required.
The lifeboat was released to return to her station arriving at 4.50 pm to be refuelled and cleaned.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.