18th August

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1635 to 8 Mtr Cruiser with damaged propeller near M2 Motorway Bridge, River Medway, 2 persons on board. ILB on scene at 1720, casualty craft taken under tow for Chatham Marina, on route, the passenger vessel “Jacob Marley” kindly offered to take over the tow as they were also heading for the marina.  ILB released at 1750, returning to station at 1825. Wstly 3/4.