Beaumaris Lifeboat tasked to a vessel with fuel problems.

Lifeboats News Release

At 1.40 pm on Saturday 1 May 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from the U.K. Coastguard to go to the assistance of a rigid inflatable boat with a fuel problem near Plas Menai.

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 lifeboat near the Menai Bridge

RNLI/S. Barnard

Beaumaris Atlantic 85 lifeboat near the Menai Bridge

The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 1.52 pm and proceeded towards Plas Menai on the Menai Strait.

Whilst on route the U.K. Coastguard received information that the craft which was suffering from fuel starvation to the engine had been taken in tow by a vessel under the command of the Caernarfon Harbourmaster.

The lifeboat was therefore released from the service by the U.K.Coastguard to return to her station at Beaumaris so she could be be serviced and refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions. Once this had been completed the crew left the station at 3.00 pm

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