16th May

Inshore lifeboat launched at 0708 to report of person in the water at Rochester under bridge. ILB proceeded at best speed, Medway CRT and Rescue 163 helicopter also tasked. ILB advised that person had been recovered from the water by local fishing boat, ILB arrived on scene as person was being landed ashore at Rochester Esplanade to SECAMB Ambulance. ILB returned to station at 0820. Easterly 4.