Beaumaris Lifeboat investigates a report of people on the rocks by Menai Bridge

Lifeboats News Release

At 6.23 pm on Friday 23 April 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from the U.K. Coastguard to proceed to the Menai Bridge following a report of two adults seen on the rocks under the Menai Bridge.

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat crew Annette Mary Liddington with crew wearing Covid PPE

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Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with crew wearing Covid PPE

The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 6.31 pm and proceeded to the area.

Upon arrival the volunteer lifeboat crew spoke to the Coastguard team on the shore who advised them that they had spoken to people nearby that had seen kayakers near the rocks. The Lifeboat located the kayakers who confirmed they had been on the rocks earlier.

Once this information was advised to the U.K. Coastguard they stood down both lifeboat and the Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team which had also been tasked to the incident,

The lifeboat was then released to return to her station 6.46 pm arriving at 6.55 pm to be serviced and refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions.

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