13th May

All weather lifeboat launched at 1000 to a small 20ft Motorboat with broken gearbox, 2 persons on board, craft at anchor just to the South of the East Cant Buoy. ALB arrived on scene and established a tow, both persons okay, the craft although from Shoebury, was towed back to the safety of Queenborough Harbour, where it was secured at 1150. Lifeboat returned to station at 1200. ENE 4.