1st August

calloutsAll weather lifeboat launched at 2103 to 45ft Narrowboat reported to have run aground on Blyth Sands, one person onboard. On route, craft re-floated and Gravesend L/B standing by. ALB arrived on scene, owner taken onboard ALB suffering from fatigue, two crew placed onboard vessel and narrowboat taken under tow for Queenborough harbour, where it was secured. ALB returned to station at 0015, owner landed ashore at Sheerness.