Beaumaris Lifeboat assist a fishing vessel whose propeller was missing
At 5.22 pm on Saturday 17 April 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from the U.K. Coastguard in respect of a fishing boat which had lost her propeller near Llanddwyn Island
The lifeboat with her volunteer crew launched at 5.38 pm and proceeded to the scene arriving at 6.09 pm. The lifeboat placed a volunteer lifeboat crew member aboard the 19 foot fishing craft and towed her back to her trailer by the Mermaid public house near Brynsiencyn on Anglesey.
The lifeboat was then released to return to her station 7.48 pm arriving at 8.15 pm to be serviced and refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions.
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.