15th April

Relief All weather lifeboat “Forward Birmingham” launched at 1350 to a yacht aground and reported to be listing over in Stangate Creek, River Medway, one person on board. Lifeboat on scene at 1405, the yacht was located listing heavily, the person requested to be taken off, due to insuffient water, the owner rowed his small tender across to the lifeboat, once onboard, he was taken to Queenborough ATl, where he was landed into the care of Sheppey CG. ALB returned to station at 1515. Estly 4/5.