19th April

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1916 to small Speedboat broken down and at anchor in Loden Hope, Swale. 6 persons onboard. ILB on scene at 1927, all person onboard okay and wearing lifejackets. Craft taken under tow at 1931 for launch ramp at Kingsferry Bridge, where Sheppey CRT were waiting. Craft safe ashore at 2002 for owner to recover to trailer, ILB released and returned to station at 2020, ready for service at 2045. SE 2.