Beaumaris Lifeboat launched to assist a vessel with a rope around her propeller.

Lifeboats News Release

At 5.51 pm on Tuesday 29 June 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a launch page from U.K. Coastguard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Holyhead relating to a vessel with a rope entangled in her propeller North East of Puffin Island.

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 Annette Mary Liddington

RNLI/P Blackwell

Beaumaris Atlantic 85

At 6.01 pm the Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched and proceeded to the casualty vessel.

Once on scene and having ensured that all was well with the one crew member aboard. The lifeboat then began to tow the casualty vessel into the Menai Strait as far as a mooring buoy near Beaumaris.

The Penmon Mobile Coastguard Rescue team had also been tasked and they monitored the situation from the shore, being available to meet the occupant of the casualty vessel when he arrived ashore in the boat tender.

Once this was competed the lifeboat was released from the service by the U.K. Coastguard to return to her station at Beaumaris arriving at 7.38 pm to be refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions. Once this had been completed the crew left the station.

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