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Georgina Taylor in early morning search for missing person.

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched at around 12.15am on Monday 31st May, following a request from Dyfed Powys Police for assistance in the search for a missing person.

Once on the water, the volunteer crew performed a search using both night vision goggles and thermal imaging cameras from Castle Beach, up towards Giltar.

After a thorough search and with nobody found, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station, arriving at 1am.

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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 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and 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.

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