19th August

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1313 to small 5 mtr Dayboat, out of fuel and partially aground in the Swale near Grovehurst Jetty, 2 persons on board. ILB on scene at 1329, casualty craft towed clear of mud and towed to Queenborough harbour, where it was secured at 1430, handed over to Sheppey CRT. ILB returned to station at 1442. SW 5/6.