13th November

calloutsInshore lifeboat launched at 1606 in answer to a call from a 16ft speedboat with two persons onboard, which was unable to start their engine, opposite Thamesport container terminal. ILB on scene at 1614, casualty now had engine running, ILB escorting casualty upriver, when passed Oakhamness, the owner stated that he was quite happy to proceed unaided. ILB returned to station and was ready for service at 1650. NW 3.