17th May

All weather lifeboat launched at 2055 to assist a 8mtr cabin Cruiser which had suffered engine failure approx. 1 mile North of Eastchurch Gap, Warden, there were 2 persons onboard. The ALB arrived on scene at 2116, the craft was at anchor & the two persons were well. The craft was taken under tow and secured in Queenborough harbour at 2245, the lifeboat was back on station, ready for service at 2320. NW 3.