Beaumaris Lifeboat helps two cut off by the tide on island in the Menai Strait

Lifeboats News Release

At 12.05 pm on Wednesday 17 February 2021 a page was received by the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat from the U.K. Coastguard in respect of two adults cut off by the tide on Carreg Yr Halen island in the Menai Strait.

Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Annette Mary Liddington on the Menai Strait

RNLI/A J Robinson

Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Annette Mary Liddington on the Menai Strait

The lifeboat with her volunteer crew launched at 12.15 pm and proceeded to the scene arriving at 12.23 pm. By 12.28 pm the two casualties had been taken aboard the lifeboat which then proceeded to Menai Bridge pier to be met by members of the U.K. Coastguard Mobile Rescue Team from Bangor.

The two females who had suffered no injuries transferred from the lifeboat into the care of the U.K. Coastguard.

The lifeboat was then released to return to her station at 12.39 pm arriving at 12.48 pm to be serviced and refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions.

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