Red flares reported results in a launch for the Beaumaris Lifeboat.

Lifeboats News Release

At 11.38 pm on Monday 3 October 2022 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page form the U.K. Coastguard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Holyhead relating to a report of red distress flares being seen.

Early Morning recovery of Beaumaris Lifeboat to her trailer

RNLI/P Blakewell

Early Morning recovery of Beaumaris Lifeboat to her trailer

The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 11.55 pm and proceeded to commence a search of the Menai Strait in the Traeth Gwyllt area near Caernarfon on the Menai Strait.

In addition, the Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Teams also began a shoreline search.

The Lifeboat launched white parachute flares as well as searchlight and other visual aids during the search, but when after two hours nothing had been discovered the U.K. Coastguard instructed the lifeboat to discontinue the search and return to her Station.

The lifeboat arrived back at Beaumaris at 1.55 pm to be refuelled and cleaned under the still current Covid 19 instructions. Once this had been completed the crew left the station.

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