13th August


Inshore lifeboat launched at 2045 to report of craft making water off Kingsnorth, River Medway. ILB on scene at 2106, casualty a 17ft Speedboat, was now under tow of another craft, after suffering an internal pipework failure. The ILB took over the tow and landed the craft at Gillingham Strand, where it was recovered onto its trailer. ILB returned to station at 2215. SW 3/4.